62 Meaningful Friendship Quotes

A collection of meaningful friendship quotes and sayings to remind you how special friends are. Find short and inspirational quotes 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.


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



  2. The foundation for a meaningful friendship, one that is based on mutual respect and caring, starts the moment you meet someone.
    Roger Horchow, Sally Horchow, The Art Of Friendship



  3. Somebody once said that love may not be ...
  4. "Somebody once said that love may not be any part of friendship but friendship must always exist for love to be happy."
    Sydney Smith



  5. Friendship is love, without either flower or veil.
    J. C. and A.W. Hare



  6. For friends aren't like family, they are someone you choose...
  7. 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



  8. As friendship must be founded on mutual esteem, it cannot long exist among the vicious.
    Horace Smith



  9. I know we will be forever friends...
  10. "I know we will be forever friends, can't imagine a time when our friendship would end."
    Julie Hebert



  11. Friendship hath the skill and observation of the best physician; the diligence and vigilance of the best nurse; and the tenderness and patience of the best mother.
    Lord Clarendon



  12. I appreciate you, my friend...
  13. I appreciate you, my friend - the one who is always there when I need a shoulder to cry on, a hand to hold, or simply someone to laugh with.
    Catherine Pulsifer




  14. Friends together
    can conquer life's stormy weather



  15. 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



  16. Friends like you are far and few...
  17. Friends like you are far and few
    You're an example of a friend that is true.
    Catherine Pulsifer, I Appreciate You



  18. Thank you for being you, for sharing your love with me . . .
    for inspiring me to accept myself, for helping me see the unique beauty in imperfection . . .
    for showing me that love is something you do; something not just to be said, but also to be shown.
    Steve Maraboli, Unapologetically You



  19. The friend of tomorrow is the one who has ...
  20. The friend of tomorrow is the one who has remained through the swamps and quagmires of life.
    Theodore W. Higgingsworth



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



  22. Our friendship is so amazing ...
  23. Our friendship is so amazing I can't believe we're here,
    I can only wish that you and I will never shed a tear.
    Julie Hebert, Come Walk With Me



  24. May laughter fill your home...
  25. "May laughter fill your home, relieve your stress, and strengthen your friendships."
    Catherine Pulsifer




  26. Bonds of friendship are like no other



    They bring a joy, a healing power that shines out far and wide....
  27. "They bring a joy, a healing power that shines out far and wide.....
    The ever patient, faithful friends to keep watch by your side!"
    John McLeod




  28. Friendship is like a china cup, once broken can...
  29. "Friendship is like a china cup, once broken can be mended, but the crack is always there."
    Nozipho Buthelezi


    How blessed could we be, to have found each other...
  30. How blessed could we be, to have found each other?
    I can tell you one thing, I wouldn't want any other.
    Julie Hebert



  31. 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!

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  32. A friend should be loved freely for himself, and not for anything else.
    St. Augustine, Friendship Thoughts



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



  34. Best friendships are roots.
  35. Best friendships are roots.
    Jerry Jenkins, Twelve Things I Want my Kids to Remember



  36. The best antiques are old friends.
  37. The best antiques are old friends.
    Author Unknown



  38. A true friend indeed you are, someone I can always trust.
  39. A true friend indeed you are, someone I can always trust.
    Julie Hebert, True Friend




  40. The best relationship is true friendship



    A great friend gives expecting nothing in return
  41. "A great friend gives expecting nothing in return."
    Jennifer Price



  42. You need friendships that build you up and never tear you down.
  43. "You need friendships that build you up and never tear you down."
    Larry Hagner, The Dad's Edge



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  45. Make new friends, but keep the old; those are silver, these are gold.
    Joseph Parry



  46. Hope as you may for the dearest of friends is not given to you unless you at first...
  47. 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



  48. Friendship is held to be the severest test of character.
  49. Friendship is held to be the severest test of character.
    Alexander Eastman



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  51. Friends should be like books, easy to find when you need them, but seldom used.
    Ralph Waldo Emerson




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



    May the hinges of our friendship never grow rusty.
  53. May the hinges of our friendship never grow rusty.
    Irish Saying



  54. xx
  55. Friendship is not threatened by honest criticism. It is strengthened.
    Charles Swindoll



  56. A true friend never gets in your way unless you happen to be going down.
  57. "A true friend never gets in your way unless you happen to be going down."
    Arnold Glasow



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  59. May good and faithful friends be yours, wherever you may roam.
    Irish Saying



  60. Empathy is about standing shoulder to shoulder with a friend, facing life together.
  61. Empathy is about standing shoulder to shoulder with a friend, facing life together.
    Tracy Wilde, Finding the Lost Art of Empathy



  62. Good friends, good books, and a sleepy conscience: this is the ideal life.
  63. Good friends, good books, and a sleepy conscience: this is the ideal life.
    Mark Twain




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



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



  66. Old friends, like old wines, don't lose their flavor.
  67. "Old friends, like old wines, don't lose their flavor."
    Jewish Proverb



  68. 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.

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  69. "Close friends become family and family is the true center of the universe."
    Dave Marinaccio



  70. Friends like you are far and few...
  71. Friends like you are far and few
    I always can count on you.
    So when I think of you
    I am thankful for all you do.
    Kate Summers, Every Time I Think Of You



  72. Friends we have been through these years...
  73. Friends we have been through these years
    We shared good times and our fears
    Catherine Pulsifer, Congrats My Friend



  74. xx
  75. This understated, overrated, the friendship we have found,
    Is nothing more than two compadre's standing in the crowd.
    Julie Hebert, My One True Friend




  76. 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."



    A friend to chide me when I'm wrong my inmost soul to see...
  77. A friend to chide me when I'm wrong my inmost soul to see;
    And that my friendship proves as strong for him as his for me.
    John Quincy Adams, Faithful Friend



  78. I think there is a thread that runs through each friendship...
  79. "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



  80. he key to friendship with God is not changing what you do...
  81. The key to friendship with God is not changing what you do, but changing your attitude
    toward what you do.
    Brother Lawrence




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



  83. Growing up you were such a pain....
    And now the years have passed so fast
    Our friendship is strong and will always last.
    Samatha Lynch, We Grew Up



  84. "Did I choose you? Did you choose me? And what difference does it make? All that really matters, friend, is that we choose together."
    Lois Wyse



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  86. As gold more splendid from fire appears;
    thus friendship brightens by the length of years.
    Thomas Carlyle



  87. a friendship is what I was looking for...
  88. A friendship is what I was looking for,
    And a friendship is what I found.
    Our interests the same, we love the same games,
    Finding ourselves on common ground.
    Julie Hebert, For You My Best Friend



  89. You are a true example...
  90. You are a true example of the Proverb: "A good companion shortens the longest road." You have shortened many a long road for me. Thank you!
    Sam Fickinsen



  91. friends are one of the treasures
  92. Friends are one of the treasures in life and I just want you to know that I treasure your friendship!
    Catherine Pulsifer




  93. 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."



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  94. "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


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  95. For dogs are very special friends and wondrous in their ways,
    They bring a joy, a healing power that shines out far and wide
    John McLeod, The Ever Patient Faithful Friend



  96. "Being a friend can help relieve others stress, and, your friends can help relieve your stress!"
    Catherine Pulsifer



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



  98. Affirm and correct a child while he is young, and your relationship with him will grow into a healthy respectful friendship later in life.
    Den Trumbull, Loving by Leading




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



  100. Life's journey's have more meaning with the companionship of people that you enjoy.
    Victoria L. Adenson



  101. Be a friend. The pay is bigger (Though not written by a figure)
    Than is earned by people clever in what's merely self-endeavor.
    Edgar A. Guest, Be A Friend



  102. So doff the sable weeds you wear and whistle something gay
    The friend you've lost through frankness would have failed you anyway.
    Strickland Gillilan, Put To The Test



  103. It's doing your job the best you can
    And being just to your fellow man;
    It's making money - but holding friends
    Berton Braley, The Recipe



  104. My prayers shall first be upward sent
    For those dear friends of mine who lent
    Encouragement.
    Douglas Malloch, Encouragement



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



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 famly 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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