Talking about quotes about best friends and friendship, let me recommend you a book  by the late psychotherapist Dr. Alan Loy McGinnis entitled “The Friendship Factor: How To Get Closer To The People You Care For “.

In his book, McGinnis says that friendship is the springboard to every other love. Friendships spill over to  onto other important relationships of life. As they say, the key ingredients for a good marriage are friendship plus sex.

quotes about best friends and friendship
Quotes About Best Friends And Friendship

If you are seeking answers to a more meaningful friendship, get McGinnis’ book that is packed with useful tips which include, talk about affection openly, cultivating intimacy, how to handle negative feelings without destroying the relationship, the art of creative forgiveness and many more.

Now, let’s find out more about quotes about best friends and friendship:

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

“You can make more friends in two months by becoming really interested in other people than you can in two years by trying to get people interested in you.” – Ann Landers

“True friendship is like sound health; the value of it is seldom known until it be lost.” – Charles Caleb Colton

“No man can be happy without a friend, nor be sure of his friend until he is unhappy.” – Thomas Fuller

“Sometimes you put walls up not to keep people out, but to see who cares enough to break them down.” – Unknown

“Truly great friends are hard to find, difficult to leave, and impossible to forget.” – Unknown

“To the world you may be just one person, but to one person you may be the world.” – Brandi Snyder

“Keep away from those who try to belittle your ambitions. Small people always do that, but the really great make you believe that you too can become great.” – Mark Twain

“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

“It is easier to forgive an enemy than to forgive a friend.” – William Blake

“At home one relies on parents; away from home one relies on friends.” – Chinese Proverb

“True friends stab you in the front.” – Oscar Wilde

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

“A friend is one who walks in when others walk out” -Walter Winchell

“What is uttered from the heart alone, Will win the hearts of others to your own.” – Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

“Your friend is the man who knows all about you, and still likes you.” – Elbert Hubard

“One measure of friendship consists not in the number of things friends can discuss, but in the number of things they need no longer mention.” – Clifton Fadiman

“Treat people as if they were what they ought to be and you help them to become what they are capable of being.” – Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

“Interiorly, most people enjoy the inferiority of their best friends.” – Lord Chesterfeild

“The better part of one’s life consists of his friendships.” – Abraham Lincoln

“In a friend you find a second self.” – Isabelle Norton

“A friend is a gift you give yourself.” – Robert Louis Stevenson

“Memories last forever, never do they die, Friends stick together and never really say Goodbye.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson

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

“No love, no friendship, can cross the path of our destiny without leaving some mark on it forever.” – Francois Mocuriac

“A faithful friend is the medicine of life.” – Apocrypha

“A new friendship is like an unripened fruit – it may become either an orange or a lemon” – Emma Stacey

“If I had to choose between betraying my country and betraying my friend, I hope I should have the guts to betray my country.”  – E. M. Forster

“The best mirror is an old friend.” – George Herbert

“In times of prosperity friends will be plenty; in time of adversity not one in twenty.” – English Proverb

“The friendship that can cease has never been real.” – Saint Jerome

“What is a Friend? I will tell you. It is a person with whom you dare to be yourself.” – Frank Crane

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

“We secure our friends not by accepting favors but by doing them.” – Thucydides

“True friendship is never serene.” – Marquise de Sevigne

“Life is partly what we make it, and partly what is made by the friends whom we choose.”  – Tehyi Hsieh

“One loyal friend is worth ten thousand relatives.” – Euripides

“If you go looking for a friend, you’re going to find they’re very scarce. If you go out to be a friend, you’ll find them everywhere.” – Zig Ziglar

“There is no hope of joy except in human relations.” – Antoine de Sainte-Exupery

“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

“A friend in need is a friend indeed.” – Latin Proverb

“Friendship that flows from the heart cannot be frozen by adversity, as the water that flows from the spring cannogt congeal in winter.” – James Fenimore Cooper

“It is one of the blessings of old friends that you can afford to be stupid with them.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson

“A true friend is somebody who can make us do what we can.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson

“Fate chooses your relations, you choose your friends.” – Jacques Delille

“Do not use a hatchet to remove a fly from your friend’s forehead.” – Chinese Proverb

“Life without a friend is like death without a witness.” – Spanish Proverb

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