24 Inspiring Quotes to Share With Your Best Friends


There is that one person who is not your girlfriend or boyfriend, that person is not even your family member but still he/she holds a special place in your heart. That’s what we call ”Best Friend”


Friendship is one of the most commonly written upon subjects in the thinker’s literary arsenal. Whoever you are, or whatever part of the world you live in, friends are some of the most important people you will ever encounter. And none more so than those who’ve earned themselves the epithet of “bestie.”

24 quotes about best friends

Rather than trying to cover that particular ground ourselves, let’s look to the myriad talented people out there who have waxed lyrical upon the subject.

Here’s a list of 25 quotes about best friends;

#1 “Everyone is your best friend when you are successful. Make sure that the people that you surround yourself with are also the people that you are not afraid of failing with.” –Paula Abdul 

#2 “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 

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

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

#5 “I never wanted to show my butt, and I always had a problem with it. I’d cover up when I was younger. It wasn’t till I got with my [best friend] that I started to change all that. He compliments me all the time, and when your best friend compliments you, it gives you confidence and makes you want to do stuff in life.” –Coco Austin 

#6 “My best friend is the man who in wishing me well wishes it for my sake.” –Aristotle

#7 “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 

#8 “A friend is someone who knows the song in your heart and can sing it back to you when you have forgotten the words.” –Unknown

#9 “It’s not that diamonds are a girl’s best friend, but it’s your best friends who are your diamonds. It’s your best friends who are supremely resilient, made under pressure and of astonishing value. They’re everlasting; they can cut glass if they need to.” –Gina Barreca 

#10 “Best friends can turn a horrible day into one of the best days of your life.” –Nathanael Richmond

#11 “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

#12 “The biggest ingredient in a best friend is someone whose actions you respect and who you can truly be yourself around.” –Renee Ousted 

#13 “A true friend unbosoms freely, advises justly, assists readily, adventures boldly, takes all patiently, defends courageously, and continues a friend unchangeably.” –William Penn

#14 “It is the friends you can call up at 4 a.m. that matter.” –Marlene Dietrich

#15 “If you’re picking your best friend based on what kind of clothes she wears or how popular she is, chances are you aren’t going to stay in touch after graduation.” –Renee Olstead

#16 “The friend who holds your hand and says the wrong thing is made of dearer stuff than the one who stays away.” –Barbara Kingsolver

#17 “When we asked people if they would rather have a best friend at work or a 10% pay raise, having a friend clearly won.” –Tom Rath 

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

#19 “The things I want to know are in books; my best friend is the man who’ll get me a book I ain’t read.” –Abraham Lincoln

#20 “A friend is the one who comes in when the whole world has gone out.” –Grace Pulpit

#21 “I tell my kids, ‘I’m your father, not your friend. But I’m also the best friend you’re ever going to have because no one is going to care for you the way I care about you.’” –Steve Schirripa 

#22 “Picking a best friend who stands up for what she believes in, is true to herself, and allows you to be yourself without judgement of how ‘cool’ you are? Well, now you’re picking a friend for life.” –Renee Olstead

#23 “A stranger stabs you in the front, a friend stabs you in the back, a boyfriend stabs you in the heart, but best friends only poke each other with straws.” –Unknown 

#24 “Your best friend and worst enemy are both in this room right now. It’s not your neighbor right or left, and it’s not God or the devil—it’s you.” –Edwin Louis Cole

Go ahead and express your platonic love for that special someone with those wise quotes above.

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1 thought on “24 Inspiring Quotes to Share With Your Best Friends

  1. I love the 22nd quote. A friend who is true to herself is essential. She’ll be able to encourage you to be yourself without judging you. Most times, such people are comfortable with themselves and are not prone to envy or jealousy. They are able to tell you the truth, to your face. They can be objective as they want the best for you. That kind of friend is valuable. If you find one, ensure to keep the relationship going.

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