74+ 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.

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Most Famous Old Friends Quotes

Friendship is the hardest thing in the world to explain. It’s not something you learn in school. But if you haven’t learned the meaning of friendship, you really haven’t learned anything. Muhammad Ali

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

Don’t make friends who are comfortable to be with. Make friends who will force you to lever yourself up. Thomas J. Watson

It seemed they had always been, and would always be, friends. Time could change much, but not that. Winnie the Pooh

The most beautiful discovery true friends make is that they can grow separately without growing apart. Elisabeth Foley

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

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. Anais Nin

How unspeakably the lengthening of memories in common endears our old friends! George Eliot

Life is partly what we make it, and partly what it is made by the friends we choose. Tennessee Williams

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

They may forget what you said, but they will never forget how you made them feel. Carl W. Buechner

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

Find a group of people who challenge and inspire you; spend a lot of time with them, and it will change your life. Amy Poehler

Few and far between are the books you’ll cherish, returning to them time and again, to revisit old friends, relive old happiness, and recapture the magic of that first read. Michael A. Stackpole

For beautiful eyes, look for the good in others; for beautiful lips, speak only words of kindness; and for poise, walk with the knowledge that you are never alone. Audrey Hepburn

Someday many years from now, we’ll sit beside the candle’s glow, exchanging tales about our past and laughing as the memories flow. And when that distant day arrives, I know it will be understood, that friendship is the key to live, and we were friends and it was good. Eileen Hehl

The best and most beautiful things in the world cannot be seen or even touched  they must be felt with the heart. Helen Keller

To reminisce with my old friends, a chance to share some memories, and play our songs again. Ricky Nelson

Happiness can be found even in the darkest of times, if one only remembers to turn on the light. Dumbledore

The only good thing about going to the fights is you can go into the green room and you can see some of your old friends that you haven’t seen in a long time. Robert Goulet

A real friend is one who walks in when the rest of the world walks out. Walter Winchell

Old friends are memories personified. Richard Paul Evans

A friend is someone who understands your past, believes in your future, and accepts you just the way you are.

A snowball in the face is surely the perfect beginning to a lasting friendship. Markus Zusak

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

Even though some of you are pretty thin, you all have fat hearts and that’s what matters. Fat Amy

Let us be grateful to the people who make us happy; they are the charming gardeners who make our souls blossom. Marcel Proust

Tis the privilege of friendship to talk nonsense, and to have her nonsense respected. Charles Lamb

Lots of people want to ride with you in the limo, but what you want is someone who will take the bus with you when the limo breaks down. Oprah Winfrey

A true friend is someone who thinks that you are a good egg even though he knows that you are slightly cracked. Bernard Meltzer

In the sweetness of friendship let there be laughter, for in the dew of little things the heart finds its morning and is refreshed. Khalil Gibran

Love is blind; friendship tries not to notice. Otto von Bismarck

It’s not what we have in life, but who we have in our life that matters.

If you’re not over here in 15 minutes, you can find a new best friend. Ferris Bueller

To the world you may be just one person, but to one person you may be the world. Dr. Seuss

When you’re in jail, a good friend will be trying to bail you out. A best friend will be in the cell next to you. Groucho Marx

A friend is one of the best things you can be and the greatest things you can have. Sarah Valdez

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

Time doesn’t take away from friendship, nor does separation. Tennessee Williams

You can always tell a real friend when you’ve made a fool of yourself he doesn’t feel you’ve done a permanent job. Laurence J. Peter

When the world is so complicated, the simple gift of friendship is within all of our hands. Maria Shriver

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

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

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

A single rose can be my garden a single friend, my world. Leo Buscaglia

Sometimes you put walls up not to keep people out, but to see who cares enough to break them down. Socrates

Friendship is the only cement that will ever hold the world together. Woodrow T. Wilson

The only thing old about you is our friendship, which makes us ancient. Nanette L. Avery

Friends are those rare people who ask how we are and then wait to hear the answer. Ed Cunningham

Let us be grateful to people who make us happy, they are the charming gardeners who make our souls blossom. Marcel Proust

A friend knows the song in my heart and sings it to me when my memory fails. Donna Roberts

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

It’s the friends you can call up at 4 am. that matter. Marlene Dietrich

Exercise is like an old friend You may not be able to see that friend all the time, but you’re not mad when you see them, you’re happy. Bethenny Frankel

Truly great friends are hard to find, difficult to leave, and impossible to forget. G. Randolf

Some people seem to fade away but then when they are truly gone, it’s like they didn’t fade away at all. Bob Dylan

I would rather walk with a friend in the dark, than alone in the light. Helen Keller

While they talked they remembered the years of their youth, and each thought of the other as he had been at another time. John Williams

No friendship is an accident. O. Henry

The thing is that it could never again feel natural to talk to her. John Green

Friends are the siblings God never gave us. Mencius

Especially as I was an old friend, or at least I was a person she had known for a long time, which after a certain point is almost the same thing. Julian Fellowes

True friends are like diamonds  bright, beautiful, valuable, and always in style. Nicole Richie

Harriet had long ago discovered that one could not like people any the better, merely because they were ill, or dead still less because one had once liked them very much. Dorothy L. Sayers

There is nothing on this earth more to be prized than true friendship. Thomas Aquinas

Reunions are the first day of school all over again. Time casts away familiarity and replaces it with warm confusion. Seeing how the years have frayed the friends of our youth reminds us that we too have irrevocably changed and can never return to a state of innocence again. Stewart Stafford

Friends are the family you choose. Jess C. Scott

The only thing old about you is our friendship, which makes us ancient.  Nanette L. Avery

Anything is possible when you have the right people there to support you. Misty Copeland

The degree of our intellectual growth is inversely proportional to the number of people with whom we are still close friends. Mokokoma Mokhonoana

True friends are always together in spirit. L.M. Montgomery

The wind taught me never to forget old friends, by blowing them back to me. Michael Bassey Johnson