70+ Best Toxic Friends Quotes: Exclusive Selection

Toxic friendships are a friendship that is making a negative impact on your life. Inspirational toxic friend quotes will make you look at life differently and help you live a meaningful life.

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Most Famous Toxic Friends Quotes

Friendships are meant to be enjoyable, not tense or anxiety-provoking. Unknown

If a friendship you are in is all about him or her, drop it like a hot potato. Unknown

Toxic friends and arsenic are one and the same thing in that they slowly poison you with their negative toxic energy. Unknown

Better be alone than in the wrong company. Unknown

I didn’t lose a friend, I just realized I never had one. Unknown

Be as sincere as you want your friends to be. Don’t lie out of your nose and expect your friends to be the kind people you are not. Fake attracts fake. Unknown

Enemy: a friend whose mask has fallen. Bangambiki Habyarimana

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

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Simplify your life by clearing out negative friends and habits that take you nowhere. Unknown

Losing excess fats through exercise is important, but losing useless friends is urgent. Treat urgent things first! Unknown

Losing toxic friends is a great gain as it frees you from their poison. Unknown

An honest enemy is better than a best friend who lies. Vandi Tanko

True friendship isn’t about being there when it’s convenient; it’s about being there when it’s not. Unknown

Have no business with frenemies who secretly plot for your downfall. Unknown

Amazing Toxic Friends Quotes

Value yourself more than anyone else. Because at the end of the day, no friend is greater than you. Trust yourself more than others, and no bad friend can have the power to your happiness. Unknown

Don’t ever feel guilty about firing toxic friends out of your life if they don’t want to change. Unknown

Release the toxic and infectious, spreaders of misery, souls destroying souls, and poisonous liars. George Leedy

A fake friend likes to see you do well, but not better than them. Unknown

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

There are a lot of good people with kind hearts who will never leave your side. So instead of begging some shitty person to stay in life, find someone trustworthy. Unknown

I have made a lot of mistakes in my life, and the biggest one is trusting an unworthy person like you. I had never imagined that one bad friend could make me hard to trust anyone. Unknown

Don’t be afraid to grow. End bad habits, leave dead-end jobs, cut off unhealthy relationships and toxic friendships. Unknown

If you know what you believe and why you believe it, you’ll avoid poisonous relationships, toxic jobs, fair-weather friends, and any number of ills that afflict people who haven’t thought through their deepest concerns. Ryan Holiday

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

Cutting toxic friends or friendships out of your life doesn’t mean you hate them. It’s just that you respect and value yourself too much to be in the wrong company. Unknown

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

Cutting bad friendships out of your life isn’t a selfish act but a noble act of self-care. Unknown

If you walked away from a toxic, negative, abusive, one-sided, dead-end low vibrational relationship or friendship—you won. Lalah Delia

Fake friends believe in rumors. Real friends believe in you. Unknown

I hate when people talk shit about each other then pretend they are best friends. You’re fake and I hate you. Unknown 

Fake friends are like shadows. They follow you in the sun but leave you in the dark. Unknown

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

Encourage healthy friendships. Such friendship makes your life better, not a living hell. Find differences and act according to it. Unknown

Fire false friends as early as possible. Do it before they dig out the dream seeds you’ve planted! The earlier, the better; the quicker, the safer! Israelmore Ayivor

Sometimes friends are like pennies—two-faced and worthless. Unknown

Some people are willing to betray years of friendship just to get a little bit of the spotlight. Lauren Conrad

‘Goodbye’ is the best ever gift that you can receive from your worst friends. Never hesitate to wave it back. Be bold to say ‘no’ to what always keeps you static! Israelmore Ayivor

Top Toxic Friends Quotes

If there is a particular person in your life that is repeatedly choosing not to honor you and is causing you more sadness or pain than they are joy, it might be time to release that friendship back to God and trust that it is not where you belong. Mandy Hale

True friends will always find a way to help you. Fake friends will always find an excuse. Unknown

Growing up means realizing a lot of your friends aren’t really your friends. Unknown

If you wanna find out who’s a true friend, screw up or go through a challenging time—then see who sticks around. Karen Salmansohn

It is better to have an enemy who honestly says they hate you than to have a friend who’s putting you down secretly. Unknown

Fire failure by fighting falsehood. Forget the fears; fix the future; flee from fake friends. There is nothing called a half-truth. Whatever it looks like, a lie is a lie! Israelmore Ayivor

As we grow up, we realize it becomes less important to have a ton of friends, and more important to have real ones. Unknown

Friends are supposed to be there for you when you cry, not be the reason you cry. Unknown

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

Look around you at the people you spend the most time with and realize that your life can’t rise any higher than your friendships. Mandy Hale

Your inner circle matters. Let it not be filled with negative people. Unknown

Wounds are caused by bad people and bad friends. Sometimes, they heal easily while some sleep now and then. So, be careful who you let in your life. Unknown

We never lose friends. We simply learn who the real ones are. Unknown

The end of our friendship is just another beginning of a worthy friendship. I just need to find a person who is way better than you, and I think that will be an easy job since you set the bar so low. Unknown

Be careful who you share your weaknesses with. Some people can’t wait for the opportunity to use them against you. Unknown

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

Be careful of who you pick as a friend, most people pretend to listen, but are only gathering information to judge you with. Unknown

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

Some friends are only around when they want something from you but are never there when you need something from them. Unknown

Don’t fear the enemy that attacks you, but the fake friend that hugs you. Unknown

Some of the most poisonous people come disguised as friends and family. Unknown

One fake friend is more dangerous than one hundred enemies. Shaquib Shaikh

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

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

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

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

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

Know which of your friends are more valuable. Unknown

If the only way you can fit in with your friends is by doing bad things, you need some new friends. Unknown

Unsubscribe from all fake friendships whose mission is to make your life miserable like theirs. Unknown

Remove bad friendships out of your life if you want better ones that will help you grow. Unknown

In certain circumstances, the best way of getting rid of noxious friendships is to move on without them without giving any closure. Unknown

You need to give closure to all bad friendships in your life which have been deflowered by their own toxicity. Unknown