60+ Best True Friends Quotes: Exclusive Selection

True friends aren’t phony with you. They show you who they really are. They’re honest with you when it matters most. Inspirational true friends quotes will encourage you to think a little deeper than you usually would and broaden your perspective.

If you’re searching for inspiring friendship quotes and deep 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 friendship messages, beautiful i miss my best friend quotes and best loving your best friend quotes.

Most Famous True 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

The greatest gift of life is friendship, and I have received it. Hubert H. Humphrey

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

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

A friend is one who knows you and loves you just the same. Elbert Hubbard

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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

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

Friendship is born at that moment when one person says to another: ‘What! You too? I thought I was the only one. C.S. Lewis

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

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

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Amazing True Friends Quotes

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

My best friend is the one who brings out the best in me. Henry Ford

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

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

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

Nothing makes the earth seem so spacious as to have friends at a distance; they make the latitudes and longitudes. Henry David Thoreau

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

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

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

A friend is one who overlooks your broken fence and admires the flowers in your garden. Unknown

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

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

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Top True Friends Quotes

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

True friendship comes when the silence between two people is comfortable. David Tyson

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

A friend who understands your tears is much more valuable than a lot of friends who only know your smile. Unknown

True friends are those rare people who come to find you in dark places and lead you back to the light. Unknown

We weren’t sisters [or brothers] by birth, but we knew from the start…fate brought us together to be sisters [or brothers] by heart. Unknown

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

Sometimes being with your best friend is all the therapy you need. Unknown

Best friends are the people in your life who make you laugh louder, smile brighter and live better. Unknown

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

Friendship isn’t about who you’ve known the longest. It’s about who walked into your life, said I’m here for you, and proved it. Unknown

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

A good friend is like a four-leaf clover; hard to find and lucky to have. Irish Proverb

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

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

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

A true friend is someone who sees the pain in your eyes while everyone else believes the smile on your face. Unknown

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

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

The most I can do for my friend is simply be his friend. Henry David Thoreau

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

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

One of the most beautiful qualities of true friendship is to understand and to be understood. Lucius Annaeus Seneca

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

True friends are never apart, maybe in distance but never in heart. Helen Keller

No friendship is an accident. O. Henry

Real friendship is when your friend comes over to your house and then you both just take a nap. Unknown

Friends are the siblings God never gave us. Mencius

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

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

That’s when I realized what a true friend was. Someone who would always love you – the imperfect you, the confused you, the wrong you – because that is what people are supposed to do. Unknown

Friends are the family you choose. Jess C. Scott

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

A sweet friendship refreshes the soul. Proverbs 27:9

Friendship improves happiness and abates misery, by the doubling of our joy and the dividing of our grief. Marcus Tullius Cicero

True friends are like diamonds – bright, beautiful, valuable, and always in style. Unknown

Life was meant for good friends and great adventures. Unknown

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