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Inspiring Quotes About Friendship

Friends matter. The best professional relationships feel like friendships. Aside from your significant other — who is likely to also be your best friend — your most important relationships are your friends.

Here are some great quotes about friendship — and friends.

“I think if I’ve learned anything about friendship, it’s to hang in, stay connected, fight for them, and let them fight for you. Don’t walk away, don’t be distracted, don’t be too busy or tired, don’t take them for granted. Friends are part of the glue that holds life and faith together. Powerful stuff.” Jon Katz

“Friends are the family you choose.” Jess C. Scott

“Love is the only force capable of transforming an enemy into a friend.” Martin Luther King, Jr.

“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

“The language of friendship is not words but meanings.” Henry David Thoreau

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

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

“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

“Friendship consists in forgetting what one gives and remembering what one receives.” Alexander Dumas

“Be slow to fall into friendship; but when thou art in, continue firm & constant.” Socrates

“Friendship is like money, easier made than kept.” Samuel Butler

“A friend is one that knows you as you are, understands where you have been, accepts what you have become, and still, gently allows you to grow.” Shakespeare

“Anybody can sympathize with the sufferings of a friend, but it requires a very fine nature to sympathize with a friend’s success.” Oscar Wilde

“I don’t need a friend who changes when I change and who nods when I nod; my shadow does that much better.” Plutarch

“Wishing to be friends is quick work, but friendship is a slow ripening fruit.” Aristotle

“A good friend can tell you what is the matter with you in a minute. He may not seem such a good friend after telling.”  Arthur Brisbane

“There is nothing better than a friend, unless it is a friend with chocolate.” Linda Grayson

“Don’t walk behind me; I may not lead. Don’t walk in front of me; I may not follow. Just walk beside me and be my friend.” Albert Camus

“A friend is someone who knows all about you and still loves you.” Elbert Hubbard

“Do I not destroy my enemies when I make them my friends?” Abraham Lincoln

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

“Friendship is always a sweet responsibility, never an opportunity.” Khalil Gibran

“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

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

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

“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

“Sometimes being a friend means mastering the art of timing. There is a time for silence. A time to let go and allow people to hurl themselves into their own destiny. And a time to prepare to pick up the pieces when it’s all over.” Octavia Butler

“There is a magnet in your heart that will attract true friends. That magnet is unselfishness, thinking of others first; when you learn to live for others, they will live for you.” Paramahansa Yogananda

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