33 Friendship Quotes to Inspire & Share

Friendship quotes as brightly styled graphics images will delight and inspire you and your friends. I’ve selected 33 to post here but there are many more that you will find on a corresponding eCard page. Here are some suggestions about what to do with these friendship quote images.

Be Inspired

First, inspire yourself with these selected eCards that are styled with lots of lovely friendship quotes. Feeling down? Missing a friend? Wish you had a friend? (I’ll be your friend). Read through these friendship quotes and fill your heart to the brim with the spirit of friendship.

Share the Inspiration

If you truly are inspired by what you see and read in this post, share it with your social peeps. To do this use the social media share buttons on the right side of your screen. Or, you may also use the really cute social share buttons at the bottom of this post.

Send an eCard to a Friend

Select any image to go to the corresponding eCard page. From this page, you will send the eCard via email with the addition of your own personalized message to your family and friends. There are many more friendship quotes available on the eCard page.

In addition to these suggestions, please feel free to ‘Save As’ or ‘Copy & Paste’ for your own use on any social media platform, however please don’t change the images in any way. Thank you.

33 Friendship Quotes

“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


“The royal road to a man’s heart is to talk to him about the things he treasures most.”

– Dale Carnegie


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


“In the sweetness of friendship let there be laughter, for in the dew of little things the heart finds its morning and is refreshed.”
– Khalil Gibran


“The best time to make friends is before you need them.”
– Ethel Barrymore


“If it’s very painful for you to criticize your friends — you’re safe in doing it. But if you take the slightest pleasure in it, that’s the time to
hold your tongue.”
– Alice Duer Miller


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


“A friend is a person with whom I may be sincere. Before him I may think aloud. I am arrived at last in the presence of a man so real and equal, that I may drop even those undermost garments of dissimulation, courtesy, and second thought, which men never put off, and may deal with him with the simplicity and wholeness with which one chemical atom meets another.”
– Ralph Waldo Emerson


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


“The tender friendships one gives up, on parting, leave their bite on the heart, but also a curious feeling of a treasure somewhere buried.”
– Antoine de Saint-Exupéry


“It is not so much our friends’ help that helps us, as the confidence of their help.”
– Epicurus


“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


“When you stop expecting people to be perfect, you can like them for who they are.”
– Donald Miller


“A good word is an easy obligation; but not to speak ill requires only our silence; which costs us nothing.”

– John Tillotson


“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


“Do not keep on with a mockery of friendship after the substance is gone — but part, while you can part friends. Bury the carcass of friendship: it is not worth embalming.”
– William Hazlitt


“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 Winfrey


“There’s one sad truth in life I’ve found
While journeying east and west –
The only folks we really wound
Are those we love the best.
We flatter those we scarcely know,
We please the fleeting guest,
And deal full many a thoughtless blow
To those who love us best.”
– Ella Wheeler Wilcox


“The most beautiful discovery true friends make is that they can grow separately without growing apart.”
– Elisabeth Foley


“Some of the biggest challenges in relationships come from the fact that most people enter a relationship in order to get something: they’re trying to find someone who’s going to make them feel good. In reality, the only way a relationship will last is if you see your relationship as a place that you go to give, and not a place that you go to take.”

– Anthony Robbins


“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


“Friends are those rare people who ask how we are and then wait to hear the answer.”
– Ed Cunningham


“Never idealize others. They will never live up to your expectations. Don’t over-analyze your relationships. Stop playing games. A growing relationship can only be nurtured by genuineness.“
– Leo F. Buscaglia


“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


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


“For beautiful eyes, look for the good in others; for beautiful lips, speak only words of kindness; and for poise, walk with the knowledge that you are never alone.”

– Audrey Hepburn


“One’s friends are that part of the human race with which one can be human.”
– George Santayana


“Growing apart doesn’t change the fact that for a long time we grew side by side; our roots will always be tangled. I’m glad for that.”
– Ally Condie


“If ever there is tomorrow when we’re not together… there is something you must always remember. You are braver than you believe, stronger than you seem, and smarter than you think. But the most important thing is, even if we’re apart… I’ll always be with you.”
– Winnie the Pooh


“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


“It is not a lack of love, but a lack of friendship that makes unhappy marriages.”
– Friedrich Nietzsche


“A loyal friend laughs at your jokes when they’re not so good, and sympathizes with your problems when they’re not so bad.”
– Arnold H. Glasgow


“The real test of friendship is can you literally do nothing with the other person? Can you enjoy those moments of life that are utterly simple?”
– Eugene Kennedy


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