72+ Best Old Friends Quotes: Exclusive Selection

Old friendships add colour to our lives, they are always there at the most important events, cheering us on, because they love us and want the best for us. Inspirational old friends quotes will make you look at life differently and help you live a meaningful life.

If you’re searching for heartfelt friendship quotes and cute true friendship quotes that perfectly capture what you’d like to say or just want to feel inspired yourself, browse through an amazing collection of famous true friends quotes, beautiful friendship messages and best I miss my best friend quotes.

Most Famous Old Friends Quotes

To be with old friends is very warming and comforting. Ian Ziering

A man’s growth is seen in the successsive choirs of his friends. Ralph Waldo Emerson

Old friends are the best friends! John Selden

Of oil, wine, and friends, the oldest is the best. Portuguese Proverb

No one leaves an old friend unless they are ashamed. Julian Casablancas

In dress, the newest is the finest; in friends, the oldest is the best. Korean Proverb

Old wine and friends improve with age. Unknown

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One old friend is better than two new ones. Yiddish Proverb

In forming new friendships, forget not old friends. Roman Proverb

There’s not a word yet for old friends who’ve just met. Jim Henson

A faithful friend is the medicine of life. Unknown

One should not forsake old friends for new, because the old friends, having already proven their calibre, are more trustworthy. G. Llewellyn Watson

Seeing an old friend is like meeting them for the first time. Unknown

With clothes the new are the best, with friends the old are the best. Unknown

We need new friends; some of us are cannibals who have eaten their old friends up; others must have ever-renewed audiences before whom to re-enact an ideal version of their lives. Logan Pearsall Smith

Making new friends shouldn’t mean losing old ones. Unknown

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We grow too old to lose old friends. Beth Kephart

I keep my old friends, and get older with them, but push young. It’s good to be surrounded by kids, because they keep you young. Carine Roitfeld

You can’tmake old friends. You either have them or you don’t. Unknown

When you meet with your old friends, you recollect some of the finest moments of your life and find yourself in a joy that has no comparison. Syed Badiuzzaman

It takes a long time to grow an old friend. John Leonard

When we are old, our friends find it difficult to please us, and are less concerned whether we be pleased or not. Jonathan Swift

Ah, how good it feels! The hand of an old friend. Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

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New friends may be poems but old friends are alphabets. Don’t forget the alphabets because you will need them to read the poems. William Shakespeare

One loyal friend is worth ten thousand relatives. Unknown

Lay this unto your breast: Old friends, like old swords, still are trusted best. John Webster

Finding an old friend is like finding a lost treasure. Anthony Douglas Williams

Remember that the most valuable antiques are dear old friends.  H. Jackson Brown

Your heart and my heart are very, very old friends. Unknown

An old friend never can be found, and nature has provided that he cannot easily be lost. Samuel Johnson

A friend is one who knows us, but loves us anyway. Fr. Jerome Cummings

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Amazing Old Friends Quotes

It is one of the blessings of old friends that you can afford to be stupid with them. Ralph Waldo Emerson

When we forget old friends, it is a sign we have forgotten ourselves. William Hazlitt

There is no friend like an old friend who has shared our morning days, no greeting like his welcome, no homage like his praise. Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr

Class reunions are ways of finding old friends and almost wishing that you hadn’t. Harriet Brook

Old friends become bitter enemies on a sudden for toys and small offenses. Robert Burton

It’s an insane world but in it there is one sanity, the loyalty of old friends. Ben Hur

A friend is someone who is there for you when he’d rather be anywhere else. Len Wein

Old friends die on you, and they’re irreplaceable. You become dependent. Lionel Blue

It’s best to have an old friend far away, than a new friend nearby that makes you question your care. Shanna Rodriguez

Some possessions are like old friends, and you never want to abandon an old friend. Nina Campbell

Happiness is being with an old friend after a long time and feeling like nothing has changed. Unknown

Whoever neglects old friends for the sake of new deserves what he gets if he loses both. Aesop

Talking to an old friend makes you realize how much your life has changed. Unknown

When we forget old friends, it is a sign we have forgotten ourselves. William Hazlitt

I have no talent for making new friends, but oh such genius for fidelity to old ones. Daphne du Maurier

An old friend never can be found, and nature has provided that he cannot easily be lost. Samuel Johnson

Say what you want about aging, it’s still the only way to have old friends. Robert Brault

It is one of the blessings of old friends that you can afford to be stupid with them. Ralph Waldo Emerson

Beautiful memories are like old friends. They may not always be on your mind, but they are forever in your heart. Susan Gale

Remember that the most valuable antiques are dear old friends. H. Jackson Brown, Jr.

It’s not good trying to keep up old friendships. It’s painful for both sides. The fact is, one grows out of peple, and the only thing is to face it. W. Somerset Maughan

There is nothing like puking with somebody to make you into old friends. Sylvia Plath

An old friend met in a far country is like rain after a drought. Chinese Proverb

When old friends get together, everything else fades to insignificance. Robert Lynn Aspri

Spend a new penny on an old friend and share an old pleasure with a new friend. Chinese Proverb

Old wood best to burn, old wine to drink, old friends to trust, and old authors to read. Athenaeus

Every murderer is probably somebody’s old friend. G.K. Chesterton

It’s an insane world but in it there is one sanity, the loyalty of old friends. Stephen Boyd

There’s a thing that keeps surprising you about stormy old friends after they die—their silence. For a while an echo stays in your ear. You hear a laugh, a knowing phrase or two, a certain quality of enunciation. Then, nothing. Another death takes place—voices. Ben Hecht

Condiments are like old friends – highly thought of, but often taken for granted. Marilyn Kaytor

Old friends pass away, new friends appear. It is just like the days. An old day passes, a new day arrives. The important thing is to make it meaningful: a meaningful friend – or a meaningful day. Dalai Lama

Old friends burn dim, like lamps in noisome air; love them for what they are; nor love them less, because to thee they are not what they were. Samuel Coleridge Taylor

Beautiful memories are like old friends. They may not always be on your mind, but they are forever in your heart. Susan Gale

It’s the worst part of seeing old friends: when your rose-colored memories become undone by reality. Brad Meltzer

Old friends, like old swords, still are trusted best. Duchess of Malfy

Lay this unto your breast: Old friends, like old swords, still are trusted best. John Webster

Old friends and old wine are best. German Proverb

Yes’m, old friends is always best, ‘less you can catch a new one that’s fit to make an old one out of. Sarah Orne Jewett

Old Friends are like gold. New Friends are like diamonds. If you get diamonds don’t forget gold, because only gold can hold a diamond. Unknown

In a better world we will find our young years and our old friends. Jean Antoine Petit-Senn

We need old friends to help us grow old and new friends to help us stay young. Letty Cottin Pogrebin

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