79 Meaningful Friendship Quotes

A collection of meaningful friendship quotes and sayings to remind you how special friends are. Find short and heartfelt words to share with your friends.

Friendship means sharing, caring, and being the friend that you want to have as a friend. There is nothing like the companionship and the understanding of a close friend. The relationship between people that share a fellowship is one where respect and an affinity towards each other are shown.

There is nothing like the companionship and camaraderie that is shared between people who have developed a friendship. They have a significant impact on our lives. They provide uplifting words and encouragement when we face difficult times. This is reflected in the words of Walter Winchell, "A real friend is one who walks in when the rest of the world walks out."

There is a bond and a connection we feel when a friendship occurs. Let the words below reflect what a meaningful friendship looks like. You may also enjoy our collection of Friendship Poems


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  1. Among the finest gifts of life is friendship, good and true - The kind of friendship I have found so nicely in you. Author Unknown
    Quotes For A Friend



  2. Unless my heart might serve a worthy friend - for his sweet sake, I'll go to earth's far end. Ardeen Foster, Master - Not Man
    Famous Poems



  3. The key to friendship with God is not changing what you do...
  4. The key to friendship with God is not changing what you do, but changing your attitude toward what you do. Brother Lawrence
    Poems About God
    A relationship with God changes not only your life, but the life of those around you



  5. God cares, he places friends in our lives to inspire us in the good times and the bad. Sam Fickinsen
    Christian Poems



  6. Let the friends around you know the love you have before they go, show it now. Chas. R. Skinner, Now
    Kindness Poems



  7. I'm so thankful for friendship. It beautifies life so much. Lucy M. Montgomery
    Be Thankful Quotes



  8. You need friendships that build you up and never tear you down.
  9. "You need friendships that build you up and never tear you down." Larry Hagner, The Dad's Edge
    Poems of Encouragement
    A friend should be a source of encouragement and support, if they do not encourage and support you they are not a friend they are just an acquaintance.



  10. Forgiveness is a strange thing. It can sometimes be easier to forgive our enemies than our friends. It can be hardest of all to forgive people we love. Fred Rogers
    Forgiveness Quotes



  11. The relationship between husband and wife should be one of closest friends. B. R. Ambedkar
    Birthday Poems for Wife



  12. When saying "Thank you" you have an opportunity to let family or friends know how much their deed, words, or kindness meant to you. Robyn Freedman Spizman, The Thank You Book
    Never take a friendship for granted, always express appreciation and thanks.
    Thank You Friend Poems



  13. To know someone here or there with whom you can feel there is understanding in spite of distances or thoughts expressed - that can make life a garden. Goethe
    Garden Poems



  14. You realize the importance of relationships and enjoy the time in friendships. Catherine Pulsifer, Middle Age
    Roses Are Red Birthday Poems



  15. Friendship is the only cement that will ever hold the world together.
  16. Friendship is the only cement that will ever hold the world together. Woodrow T. Wilson
    Famous Poems About Life
    A great quote that holds much truth, think of the times in your life when you need help or support - friends are there when we need them



  17. For all the friends to us so dear....my heart breaks out in joy and sings Thanksgiving. Cobb, Thanksgiving
    Thanksgiving Poems



  18. Rare as is true love, true friendship is rarer. Jean de La Fontaine
    Valentines Day Poems



  19. Say well has friends, some here, some there, but do well is welcome everywhere. Unknown, Do Well
    Good Poems



  20. ...a smile is always sure to bring you new friends day by day. Edgar Nye, Keep Smiling
    Smile Poems



  21. The years may pass, but our friendship will last. Age really doesn't matter we always will laugh and chatter.
    Catherine Pulsifer, In A Blink



  22. Love is friendship set on fire and you are my spark. Unknown
    Love Poems For Husband



  23. I'll be rich wherever I may go, because I've had a friend, and I have known a peaceful joy that some one trusted me Christine Grunt Curless, Abundance
    Abundance Poem



  24. No other friend thy place can fill - though absent we shall claim thee still Grinnell Willis, Dear Friend
    Goodbye Poems



  25. The roads of happiness are lined, not with the friends of royal splendor, but with the loyal friends and kind Edgar A. Guest, The Roads of Happiness
    Poems About Happiness



  26. Happiness and friendship take away the hardship Catherine Pulsifer, Rainbows & Lollipops
    Birthday Poems



  27. Somebody once said that love may not be ...
  28. "Somebody once said that love may not be any part of friendship but friendship must always exist for love to be happy." Sydney Smith
    No relationship survives without love!
    Short Love Poems



  29. The relationship between husband and wife should be one of closest friends. B. R. Ambedkar
    Wife Poem



  30. Reading brings us unknown friends. Honore de Belzac
    Quotes about Reading



  31. When you choose your friends, don't be short-changed by choosing personality over character. W. Somerset Maugham
    Quotes About Character



  32. Being grandparents sufficiently removes us from the responsibilities so that we can be friends. Allan Frome
    Quotes on Grandparents



  33. Narrow-minded men and women...will only give you distorted ideas of life, ideas that will change the sunniest and most healthful disposition into one morose, churlish and ill-natured. Be careful then, whom you choose for your companions. Unknown, Choose Your Companions Well
    Poems For Teenagers



  34. A sister is a sibling who usually becomes a friend. But a friend in a stronger way than your regular friendships. Catherine Pulsifer
    Sister Poems



  35. Home is where the friends that love to our hearts are given Unknown, Where Is Home?
    Poems About Home



  36. Friends are the most important part of your life. Treasure the tears, treasure the laughter, but most importantly, treasure the memories. Dave Brenner
    Encouragement Quotes



  37. But now we older and friends we are - you even let me borrow your car - I couldn't ask for a better brother Kate Summers, The Best
    Brother Poems



  38. A daughter is a friend one who sticks with you to the end. Catherine Pulsifer, A Daughter Is
    Poems About Daughter



  39. Living friendly, feeling friendly, acting fairly to all men, seeking to do that to others they may do to me again. Joseph Hobbins, You Ask Me How I Live
    Words To Live By



  40. Saying goodbye is not the end because we will always be friends! Catherine Pulsifer
    Saying Goodbye Poem



  41. Flowers are like friends; they bring color to your world. Author Unknown
    Flower Poem



  42. This day hath parted friends that ne'er before were parted; it hath knit new friendships William Cullen Bryant, Summer Evening
    Summer Poems



  43. That friend, and the greatest of all earthly friends is Mother Burton A. Washburn, Mother! The Greatest Of All Earthly Friends
    Mothers Day Poems



  44. What shall I do, my friend, when you are gone forever? Mary Clemmer, What Shall I Do
    Funeral Poems



  45. Empathy is about standing shoulder to shoulder with a friend, facing life together.
  46. Empathy is about standing shoulder to shoulder with a friend, facing life together. Tracy Wilde, Finding the Lost Art of Empathy
    Poems About Life



  47. Blessings are like friends, I hold, who love and labor near us. We ought to raise our notes of praise while living hearts can hear us. Ella Wheeler Wilcox, Thanksgiving Chorus
    Thanksgiving Wishes



  48. A sister in a friend will come and go but a friend in a sister will always remain. Author Unknown
    Sister Quotes



  49. My brother is a true friend of mine, he is always loyal and true. No matter what the situation he always comes through Catherine Pulsifer, You Are The Best Brother
    Brother Poems From Sister



  50. Thanks...for the friendship that reaches a kindly hand. Christie Lund, Thanks
    Be Thankful Poems



  51. For friends aren't like family, they are someone you choose...
  52. For friends aren't like family, they are someone you choose. They love you not because they have to, but because they want to. Julie Hebert
    While family is important there is a difference between family and friends. As Julie states we choose our friends!
    Poems About Family



  53. ...summer friends will melt away like summer snows, but winter friends are friends forever. George R.R. Martin
    Winter Poems



  54. A sister is a sibling who usually becomes a friend. But a friend in a stronger way than your regular friendships. Catherine Pulsifer
    Sister Poems



  55. Today you're more than, just a grandmother to me. You're my friend, and someone I aspire to be. Julie Hebert, To My Grandmother
    Grandma Poems



  56. Love is like a friendship caught on fire. Bruce Lee
    What Is Love Poem




  57. Friends together
    can conquer life's stormy weather



  58. Don't imagine you are wasting time for others that you spend: you can rise to wealth and glory and still pause to be a friend. Edgar A. Guest, It Isn't Costly
    Poems About Money



  59. I awoke this morning with devout thanksgiving for my friends, the old and the new. Emerson, Thanksgiving For My Friends
    Thanksgiving Friendship Poem



  60. The generous man robs none of gladness- and never scorns old friends for new. Richard Henry Stoddard, Roses, I See The Sweetest Roses
    Rose Poems



  61. The friend of tomorrow is the one who has ...
  62. The friend of tomorrow is the one who has remained through the swamps and quagmires of life. Theodore W. Higgingsworth
    Difficult Times Quotes
    And, we all have the swamps and quagmires in this life - true friends stick with us no matter how deep the swamp



  63. The more I traveled the more I realized that fear makes strangers of people who should be friends Shirley MacLaine
    Poems About Travel



  64. A soulmate is someone who has locks that fit our keys, and keys to fit our locks. Richard Bach
    Soulmate Poems



  65. May laughter fill your home...
  66. "May laughter fill your home, relieve your stress, and strengthen your friendships." Catherine Pulsifer
    Laugh Quotes
    Laughter keeps friendships strong.




  67. Bonds of friendship are like no other



  68. My only prayer is, while I live, - God make me worthy of my friends! Frank Dempster Sherman, Joy In Life
    Poems About Joy




  69. Friendship is like a china cup, once broken can...


  70. My books, my friends in solitude...whose silent voices gently speak in the great thoughts I love to seek. Unknown, Friends In Solitude
    Poems About Books



  71. Short but Meaningful

    While these friendship quotations may be short, they contain significant words that are indicative of what a friendship means. Many time you will find the wisest and deepest words can also be the briefest number of words!

  72. Are you willing... To stop asking how much your friends love you, and to ask yourself if you love them enough Henry VanDyke, Ready To Keep Christmas
    Christmas Card Poem



  73. Best friendships are roots.
  74. Best friendships are roots. Jerry Jenkins, Twelve Things I Want my Kids to Remember
    Best Friend Poems
    The closeness we develop with people happens over time.



  75. ... a friend's face when seen again sets the heart-pulses ringing Arthur Linton, Rain
    Nature Poems




  76. The best relationship is true friendship



    A great friend gives expecting nothing in return
  77. A great friend gives expecting nothing in return Jennifer Price
    Desiderata Poem
    This quote reflects a key to success in friendship.



  78. Let us seek friends that will stir up our prayers, our Bible reading, our use of time, and our salvation. J. C. Ryle
    Quotes About The Bible



  79. Hope as you may for the dearest of friends is not given to you unless you at first...
  80. Hope as you may for the dearest of friends is not given to you unless you at first are that dear friend to someone else. Byron R. Pulsifer
    Poems About Hope



  81. Friends should be like books, easy to find when you need them, but seldom used.
  82. Friends should be like books, easy to find when you need them, but seldom used. Ralph Waldo Emerson
    Book Quotes
    A famous Emerson quote that holds much truth. Never use a friend, it can destroy a relationship.




  83. Share laughter and tears
    but with one who is dear!



  84. The generous man robs none of gladness. And never scorns old friends for new. Richard Henry Stoddard, Roses, I See The Sweetest Roses
    Rose Poems



  85. irish meaningful friendship quotes
  86. May good and faithful friends be yours, wherever you may roam. Irish Saying
    Irish Blessing



  87. Good friends, good books, and a sleepy conscience: this is the ideal life.
  88. Good friends, good books, and a sleepy conscience: this is the ideal life. Mark Twain
    Life Quotes



  89. A friend's smile
    never goes out of style



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

    The intimacy and closeness among people can be felt even when there is no verbal communication.



  91. Sharing what is real about you is the key to building real relationships with others. Michelle Tillis Lederman, The Connector’s Advantage
    Poems For Women



  92. Inspirational And Uplifting

    Be motivated and inspire others by these inspirational and uplifting quotations. Quotations expressing heartfelt affection that shows the comfort and relationship between companions.

    inspirational friendship quotes
  93. "Close friends become family and family is the true center of the universe." Dave Marinaccio
    Thinking Of You Poems



  94. So, another year passes, another year older
    Be happy, be joyful, don't let your heart get colder Catherine Pulsifer, Birthday Wishes
    Birthday Poems For A Friend




  95. Bernard Meltzer said it well:
    "A true friend is someone who thinks that
    you are a good egg even though he knows that
    you are slightly cracked."



    I think there is a thread that runs through each friendship...
  96. "I think there is a thread that runs through each friendship and keeps it going no words necessary. Each knows what the other knows about him through good times and bad."  Lauren Bacall
    Train Of Life Poem
    A bond and an affinity develops friendships



  97. My prayers shall first be upward sent for those dear friends of mine who lent Encouragement. Douglas Malloch, Encouragement
    Famous Poets



  98. Life brings us many a pleasure
    But you my friend are truly a treasure!



  99. Through good luck or woe, the sweetest pal I know, my Mother! Tiny Stoufer, My Mother
    Poems About Mothers




  100. We don't realize how important we are at times.
    As famous words state:
    "To the world you may be just one person, but to one person you may be the world."



    friendship is ...
  101. "Friendship is, strictly speaking, reciprocal benevolence, which inclines each party to be solicitous for the welfare of the other as for his own. This equality of affection is created and preserved by a similarity of disposition and manners." Plato
    Appreciation Quotes



  102. In today's harried world of instant gratification and hundreds of pseudo-friends on social media, it is worth remembering and exercising the simple truth that sincere, deep, friendship is a holistic joy. A joy that, long-term, will do more for your well-being than the next promotion at work. Heidi Tempest, New Day New Way
    Poems




  103. Life is always sweeter
    With a friend by your side



  104. Planning a successful vacation with friends can be an enjoyable wonderful bonding experience. Deanna Williams, Planning a Vacation with Friends
    Vacation Quotes


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We hope these meaningful friendship quotes are ones that you will share with your friends. The mutual affection shared and felt between friends is comforting and rewarding in a relationship between people. Friends could be people we have known since childhood or it could be relationships developed at work, and for many friendships are family members. No matter who your friends are we see meaningful relationships having a positive impact on our lives! We hope the quotations and sayings are ones that you will share with others.


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