78 Deep Quotes About True Friendship (Heart-warming)

Friends really are the spice of life. They make our days brighter and our hearts lighter.

Not everyone is lucky enough to have close friends who they can lean on during the hard times, so if you find yourself surrounded by people who you can trust and that continue to love you even on your bad days, remember just how blessed you are.

The following quotes are a great reminder of just how important friendship is. Sending these friendship quotes to your friends is a great way to show them just how much you appreciate them.

Enjoy the following 78 of the best and most famous deep quotes about true friendship.

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  1. Deep quotes about true friendship from famous people
  2. Deep quotes about the meaning of true friendship
  3. Short but deep quotes about true friendship

Deep quotes about true friendship from famous people

Being famous gives you a very unique life experience that would probably cause most celebrities to appreciate the value of true friendship more than the average person. It’s not easy having to question the loyalty of those close to you, and finding someone that we know deep down we can trust is a special treat for all of us. Enjoy the following heart-touching quotes about friendship.

1. “Many people will walk in and out of your life. But only true friends will leave footprints in your heart.” —Eleanor Roosevelt
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2. “A lot 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
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3. “A friend is someone who knows everything about your life and still loves you.” —Buddha

4. “The truth is, everyone is going to hurt you. You just got to find the ones worth suffering for.” —Bob Marley
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5. “Good friends are hard to find, harder to leave, and impossible to forget.” —G. Randolph
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6. “Friendship is the only cement that will ever hold the world together.” —Woodrow Wilson

7. “The best part about having true friends is that you can go months without seeing them and they’ll still be there for you and act as if you’d never left.” —Ariana Grande
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8. “The greatest gift of life is friendship, and I have received it.” —Hubert H. Humphrey
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9. “In the end, we will remember not the words of our enemies, but the silence of our friends.” —Martin Luther King Jr.

10. “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 haven’t really learned anything.” —Muhammad Ali
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11. “My two best girlfriends are from secondary school. I don’t have to explain anything to them. I don’t have to apologize for anything. They just know.” —Emma Watson
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12. “We come from homes far from perfect, so you end up almost parent and sibling to your friends—your own chosen family. There’s nothing like a really loyal, dependable, good friend. Nothing.” —Unknown

13. “I don’t know what I would have done so many times in my life if I hadn’t had my girlfriends.” —Drew Barrymore
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14. “A friend is someone who gives you total freedom to be yourself—and especially to feel, or not feel. Whatever you happen to be feeling at any moment is fine with them.” —Jim Morrison
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15. “Friendship is born at the moment when one person says to another: ‘What! You too? I thought I was the only one.’” —C.S. Lewis

16. “A day without a friend is like a pot without a single drop of honey left inside.” —Winnie The Pooh
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17. “There’s no word yet, for old friends who’ve just met.” —Jim Henson
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18. “Am I not destroying my enemies when I make friends of them?” —Abraham Lincoln

19. “Close friends are truly life’s treasures. Sometimes they know us better than we know ourselves. With gentle honesty, they are there to guide and support us, to share our laughter and our tears. Their presence reminds us that we are never really alone.” —Vincent van Gogh
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20. “I really believe you are the company you keep, and you have to surround yourself with people who lift you up because the world knocks you down.” —Maria Shriver
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21. “A true friend is someone who thinks that you are a good egg even though he knows you are slightly cracked.” —Bernard Meltzer

22. “Anything is possible when you have the right people there to support you.” —Misty Copeland
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23. “The ornament of a house is the friends who frequent it.” —Ralph Waldo Emerson
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24. “Friendship is a plant of slow growth and must undergo and withstand the shocks of adversity before it is entitled to the appellation.” —George Washington

25. “True friends are always together in spirit.” —L.M. Montgomery, Anne of Green Gables

Deep quotes about the meaning of true friendship

There are very few things in life that are more important than having meaningful relationships with people that we love and trust. When we are feeling low or going through a hard time, unconditional love can be just the thing that we need to get through this tough time, and close friends can be just the people to give us that love.

The following quotes about the meaning of true friendship are perfect to share with your best friends to show them how much you appreciate having them in your life.

1. “The most ordinary things can be made extraordinary, simply by doing them with the right people.” —Nicholas Sparks
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2. “One friend in a storm is worth more than a thousand friends in sunshine.” —Matshona Dhliwayo
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3. “My definition of a friend is somebody who adores you even though they know the things you’re most ashamed of.” —Jodie Foster

4. “We are all travelers in the wilderness of this world, and the best we can find in our travels is an honest friend.” —Robert Louis Stevenson
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5. “People will come and go, but once in a while you meet someone who is supposed to be in your life and your heart goes ‘Oh there you are. I’ve been looking for you.’ You’ve found a member of your tribe.” —Unknown
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6. “Sometimes friendship means to simply be there for your friend. Not to give advice or try to fix anything. Just to be there and let them know that they are cared for and supported.” —Unknown

7. “Walking with a friend in the dark is better than walking alone in the light.” —Buddha
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8. “To the world you may just be one person, but to one person you may be the world.” —Dr. Seuss
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9. “There is nothing that says friendship like a friend who will sit with you on the darkest of days.” —Unknown

10. “‘Best friend’ isn’t just a word. A best friend is someone who’s there for you, no matter what. Thick or thin. I can label anyone as a friend. But a best friend? That’s something that needs to be earned. A best friend knows me sometimes more than I know myself. Best friends share tears and laughs. You can trust them with everything and anything. I have a bunch of friends, but only a few that I can count on completely.” —Unknown
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11. “Friends are those rare people who ask us how we are and then wait to hear the answer.” —Ed Cunningham
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12. “A strong friendship doesn’t need daily conversation or being together. As long as the relationship lives in the heart, true friends never part.” —Unknown

13. “Friendships aren’t measured by time; they’re measured by the imprint they leave in your heart.” —Unknown
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14. “Friendship marks a life even more deeply than love. Love risks degenerating into obsession, friendship is never anything but sharing.” —Elie Wiesel
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15. “There’s nothing I wouldn’t do for those who are really my friends. I have no notion of loving people by halves; it is not my nature.” —Jane Austin

16. “Friendship is the only cure for hatred, the only guarantee for peace.” —Buddha
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17. “Friendship means understanding, not agreement. It means forgiveness, not forgetting. It means the memories last, even if contact is lost.” —Unknown
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18. “True friendship is like sound health. The value of it is seldom known until it be lost.” —Charles Caleb Colton

19. “You can always tell a real friend: when you’ve made a fool of yourself he doesn’t feel you’ve done a permanent job.” —Laurence J. Peter
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20. “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 all the pieces when it’s all over.” —Octavia Butler
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21. “The most memorable people in life will be the ones who loved you when you weren’t very lovable.” —Unknown

22. “Anybody can sympathize with the sufferings of a friend, but it takes a very fine nature to sympathize with a friend’s success.” —Oscar Wilde
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23. “Best friends don’t expect anything from you. They just accept you the way you are.” —Maxime Lagace
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24. “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

25. “A friend is someone who helps you up when you’re down, and if they can’t, they lay down beside you and listen.” —Winnie The Pooh
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26. “Friendship is not about whom you know the longest. It is about who came and never left.” —Paulo Coelho
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27. “True friendships are like streetlights along the road, they don’t make the distance any shorter, but they light up the path and make the walk worthwhile.” —Unknown

28. “We cannot hope to only leave our children a bigger car, a bigger bank account. We must hope to give them a sense of what it means to be a loyal friend.” —George H. W. Bush
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29. “Because of you, I laugh a little harder, cry a little less, and smile a lot more.” —Unknown

Short, but deep quotes about true friendship

These friendship quotes are short and sweet. They are a great reminder of how inspirational our close friends can be in our lives and just how important it is to surround yourself with high-quality friends.

1. “Keep the ones that heard you when you never said a word.” —Unknown
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2. “My best friend is the one who brings out the best in me.” —Henry Ford
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3. “True friendship comes when the silence between two people is comfortable.” —David Tyson

4. “A real friend is one who walks in when the rest walk out.” —Walter Winchell
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5. “Who you surround yourself with is who you become.” —Alex Lieberman
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6. “The best time to make friends is before you need them.” —Ethel Barrymore

7. “Hard times will always reveal true friends.” —Unknown
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8. “Lucky are those who find a loyal friend in this fake world.” —Unknown
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9. “I have learned that to be with those I like is enough.” —Walt Witman

10. “The best mirror is an old friend.” —George Herbert
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11. “A sweet friendship refreshes the soul.” —Buddha
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12. “It seems they had been and always would be friends. Time could change much, but not that.” —Winnie The Pooh

13. “Distance means so little when someone means so much.” —Tom Mcneal
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14. “Friendship is a sheltering tree.” —Samuel Taylor Coleridge
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15. “Some go to priests, others to poetry; I to my friends.” —Virginia Woolf

16. “It’s not what we have but who we have.” —Winnie The Pooh
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17. “A friend is a gift you give yourself.” —Robert Louis Stevenson
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18. “A good friend is like a four-leaf clover; hard to find and lucky to have.” —Irish Proverb

19. “A man’s friendships is one of the best measures of his worth.” —Charles Darwin
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20. “Of all possessions, a friend is the most precious.” —Herodotus
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21. “A friend to all is a friend to none.” —Aristotle

22. “A good friendship is a conversation that never ends.” —Cicero
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23. “Remember, no man is a failure who has friends.” —Unknown
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24. “Two things you will never have to chase: True friends and true love.” ―Mandy Hale

Viktor is a Counselor specialized in interpersonal communication and relationships. He manages Socialpro’s scientific review board. Follow on Twitter or read more.

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