21 Inspiring Friendship Quotes For Your Best Friend

“Friendship … is born at the moment when one man says to another “What! You too? I thought that no one but myself . . .”

-C.S. Lewis

“Don’t walk in front of me… I may not follow
Don’t walk behind me… I may not lead
Walk beside me… just be my friend”

-Albert Camus

“The truth is, everyone is going to hurt you. You just got to find the ones worth suffering for.”

-Bob Marley

“If I had a flower for every time I thought of you…I could walk through my garden forever.”

-Alfred Tennyson

“Piglet sidled up to Pooh from behind.
“Pooh!” he whispered.
“Yes, Piglet?”
“Nothing,” said Piglet, taking Pooh’s paw. “I just wanted to be sure of you.”

-A.A. Milne

“Friendship is unnecessary, like philosophy, like art…. It has no survival value; rather it is one of those things which give value to survival.”

-C.S. Lewis

“You can’t stay in your corner of the Forest waiting for others to come to you. You have to go to them sometimes.”

-A.A. Milne

“What is a friend? A single soul dwelling in two bodies.”

-Aristotle

“It is more fun to talk with someone who doesn’t use long, difficult words but rather short, easy words like “What about lunch?”

-A.A. Milne

“No person is your friend who demands your silence, or denies your right to grow.”

-Alice Walker

“Each friend represents a world in us, a world possibly not born until they arrive, and it is only by this meeting that a new world is born.”

-Anaïs Nin

“Do I not destroy my enemies when I make them my friends?”

-Abraham Lincoln

“Growing apart doesn’t change the fact that for a long time we grew side by side; our roots will always be tangled. I’m glad for that.”

-Ally Condie

“The worst part of success is trying to find someone who is happy for you.”

-Bette Midler

“Let us learn to show our friendship for a man when he is alive and not after he is dead.”

-F. Scott Fitzgerald

“It gives me strength to have somebody to fight for; I can never fight for myself, but, for others, I can kill.”

-Emilie Autumn

“I am looking for friends. What does that mean — tame?”

“It is an act too often neglected,” said the fox. “It means to establish ties.”

“To establish ties?”

“Just that,” said the fox. “To me, you are still nothing more than a little boy who is just like a hundred thousand other little boys. And I have no need of you. And you, on your part, have no need of me. To you I am nothing more than a fox like a hundred thousand other foxes. But if you tame me, then we shall need each other. To me, you will be unique in all the world. To you, I shall be unique in all the world….”

-Antoine de Saint-Exupéry

“People have forgotten this truth,” the fox said. “But you mustn’t forget it. You become responsible forever for what you’ve tamed. You’re responsible for your rose.”

-Antoine de Saint-Exupéry

“What draws people to be friends is that they see the same truth. They share it.”

-C.S. Lewis

“You can go through life and make new friends every year – every month practically – but there was never any substitute for those friendships of childhood that survive into adult years. Those are the ones in which we are bound to one another with hoops of steel.”

-Alexander McCall Smith

“Stay is a charming word in a friend’s vocabulary.”

-Amos Bronson Alcott

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