71+ Best Bad Friends Quotes: Exclusive Selection

Friend is a person who you know well and who you like a lot, but who is usually not a member of your family. But, bad friend is someone who does not contribute to your life. Instead, they make that your life worse. Profoundly inspirational bad friends quotes will challenge the way you think, and make your life worth living.

If you’re searching for feeling sad quotes and encouraging distance quotes that perfectly capture what you’d like to say or just want to feel inspired yourself, browse through an amazing collection of top expectation quotes, powerful fake friends quotes and popular hypocrite quotes.

Famous Bad Friends Quotes

To be of good quality, you have to excuse yourself from the presence of shallow and callow minded individuals. Michael Bassey Johnson

Most people want to see you do better, but not doing better than them. London Mond

Fake friends; those who only drill holes under your boat to get it leaking; those who discredit your ambitions and those who pretend they love you, but behind their backs they know they are in to destroy your legacies. Israelmore Ayivor

The only thing more frustrating than slanderers is those foolish enough to listen to them. Chris Jammi

Enemy A friend whose mask has fallen. Bangambiki Habyarimana

Someone who smiles too much with you can sometimes frown too much with you at your back. Michael Bassey Johnson

There are only two kinds of people who can drain your energy those you love, and those you fear. In both instances, it is you who let them in. They did not force their way into your aura, or pry their way into your reality experience. Anthon St. Maarten

You will never have to question the intentions or integrity of people who have your best interest at heart. Germany Kent

Sometimes your dearest friend whom you reveal most of your secrets to becomes so deadly and unfriendly without knowing that they were not really your friend. Michael Bassey Johnson

Fear of something is at the root of hate for others, and hate within will eventually destroy the hater. George Washington Carver

If you choose bad companions, no one will believe that you are anything but bad yourself. Aesop

Hatred imprisons the haters; love opens doors. Debasish Mridha

Narcissists are very retaliative if they believe another has achieved what they desire, exposed their insecurities, or refused to be under their control. Lorraine Nilon

A true friend never gets in your way unless you happen to be going down. Arnold H. Glasow

Keeping bad company is like being in a germ infested area. You never know what you’ll catch. Frank Sonnenberg

Friendship is delicate as a glass, once broken it can be fixed but there will always be cracks. Waqar Ahmed

Handling toxic people is not an art, they will be the victim of their own toxicity. P.S. Jagadeesh Kumar

No person is your friend who demands your silence, or denies your right to grow. Alice Walker

Better realize when to move away from toxic people and toxic situations. Deeksha Arora

The strong minded rise to the challenge of their goals and dreams. The weak minded become haters. Steve Maraboli

Toxicity at work, relationship or in life works as a slow poison which often ends its survivors as disillusioned or embittered. Abhysheq Shukla

Friends ask you questions; enemies question you. Criss Jami

You can love them, forgive them, want good things for them but still move on without them. Mandy Hale

Letting go of toxic people in your life is a big step in loving yourself. Hussein Nishah

If you’ve ever met an energy vampire and you probably have, you’ll get the distinct feeling that this person has an intense need to prey off the vitality of others. There is a kind of acute neediness present in energy vampires which can be quite overwhelming and depleting to those they come in contact with. Mateo Sol

People only throw shade on what’s shining. Genereux Philip

Toxic people will pollute everything around them. Don’t hesitate. Fumigate. Mandy Hale

Mindset matters always. The difference found between the victorious and the envious, the successful and the haters; is mindset. Steve Maraboli

My arm is weighted by the huge pile of clothing she’s hung over it. A moment of clarity comes over me. This isn’t what friendship is about, I know that now. Dawn O’Porter

You create more space in your life when you turn your excess baggage to garbage. Chinonye J. Chudolue

One fake friend is more dangerous than 100 enemies. Shaquib Shaikh

Controllers, abusers, and manipulative people don’t question themselves. They don’t ask themselves if the problem is them they always say the problem is someone else. Darlene Quimet

You don’t lose friends, because real friends can never be lost. You lose people masquerading as friends, and you’re better for it. Mandy Hale

Learn to use the criticism as fuel and you will never run out of energy. Orrin Woodward

It makes no sense to try to extend a friendship that was only meant to be a season into a lifetime. Mandy Hale

Some people think that the truth can be hidden with a little cover up and decoration. But as time goes by, what is true is revealed, and what is fake fades away. Ismail Haniyeh

I would rather be alone than with people who don’t care. Steve Price

False friendship, like the ivy, decays and ruins the walls it embraces; but true friendship gives new life and animation to the object it supports. Richard Burton

Let go of the people who dull your shine, poision your spirit, and bring your drama. Dr. Steve Maraboli

Knowledge planted in truth grows in truth. Strength born of peace loses nothing to hate. Aberjhani

You cannot spend the majority of your life with toxic people and expect to be happy. David Goggins

Before you count your friends, make sure you can count on them. Some friends are only around when they want something from you but are never there when you need something from them. Rashida Rowe

Sometimes, you have to remove people without warning. We are getting too old to be explaining what they already know they are doing wrong. Farrah Gray

A friend who stands with you in pressure is more valuable than a hundred ones who stand with you in pleasure. Edward G. Bulwer Lytton

To become a better you, secure your dreams from the jaws of people who discredit your ambitions. Israelmore Ayivor

Time passes and you begin to see, people for who they really are and not who they pretend to be. Scarlet Koop

People may not always tell you how they feel about you, but they will always show you. Pay attention. Keri Hilson

There is nothing I would not do for those who are really my friends. I have no notion of loving people by halves, it is not my nature. Jane Austen

People inspire you or they drain you. Pick them wisely. Hans F. Hansen

Not all toxic people are cruel and uncaring. Some of them love us dearly. Many of them have good intentions. Most are toxic to our being simply because they aren’t inherently bad people, but they aren’t the right people for us. And as hard as it is, we have to let them go. Daniell Koepke

I no longer have the energy for meaningless friendships, forced interactions or unnecessary conversations. Joquesse Eugenia

The jealous are troublesome to others, but a torment to themselves. William Penn

Sweetie, if you’re going to be two faced, at least make one of them pretty. Marilyn Monroe

Lovers have a right to betray you, friends don’t. Judy Holliday

Sometimes you need to give up on people, not because you don’t care but because they don’t. Jennifer Green

Stay away from lazy parasites, who perch on you just to satisfy their needs, they do not come to alleviate your burdens, hence, their mission is to distract, detract and extract, and make you live in abject poverty. Michael Bassey Johnson

It took me way too long to realize that you shouldn’t stay friends with people who never ask how you’re doing. Drew Monson

Share your weaknesses. Share your hard moments. Share your real side. It’ll either scare away every fake person in your life or it will inspire them to finally let go of that mirage called perfection, which will open the doors to the most important relationships you’ll ever be a part of. Dan Pearce

Don’t abuse your friends and expect them to consider it criticism. E. W. Howe

It may be judged indecent in me to come forward on this occasion; but when I see a fellow creature about to perish through the cowardice of her pretended friends, I wish to be allowed to speak, that I may say what I know of her character. Mary Shelley

An insincere and evil friend is more to be feared than a wild beast; a wild beast may wound your body, but an evil friend will wound your mind. Buddha

As I get older, I realize just because I’m invited doesn’t mean I have to accept. Carlos Wallace

Letting go of toxic people in your life is a big step in loving yourself. Hussein Nishah

Trolls and haters are only distractions from your greater purpose. When you achieve your goals and success, not only will the trolls and haters be forgotten, but they will definitely be looked upon as the biggest fools. Kaitlin Gow

Like arsenic, toxic people will slowly kill you. They kill your positive spirit and play with your mind and emotions. The only cure is to let them go. Dennisse Lisseth

You got nothing to lose. You don’t lose when you lose fake friends. Joan Jett

Most people want to see you do better, but not doing better than them. London Mond

If people are hating on you it’s often because they are 1. Threatened by you, 2. Jealous of you or 3. Feeling like you’re above them so they put you down to feel better about themselves. The greatest people have haters for a reason, so take it as a compliment. Jeanette Coron

Controllers, abusers, and manipulative people don’t question themselves. They don’t ask themselves if the problem is them  they always say the problem is someone else. Darlene Quimet