The only way to have a friend is to be one.” “It’s not that diamonds are a girl’s best friend, but it’s your best friends who are your diamonds.” “One of the most beautiful qualities of true friendship is to understand and be understood.” “A real friend is one who walks in when the rest of the world walks out.”
Here is the 17 Best Friendship Quotes Collection for the day for friends by famous authors. Enjoy inspirational, insightful and funny and famous friendship quotes on friends and friendship.
17 Best Friendship Quotes

A friend in power is a friend lost.
- Henry Adams

One friend in a lifetime is much; two are many; three hardly possible.
- Henry Adams


Friendship needs a certain parallelism of life, a community of thought, a rivalry of aim.
- Henry Adams







Talking with a friend is nothing else but thinking aloud.
- Joseph Addison

Friendship improves happiness, and abates misery, by doubling our joy, and dividing our grief.
- Joseph Addison

The friendships of the world are oft
Confederacies in vice, or leagues of pleasure;
Ours has severest virtue for its basis,
And such a friendship ends not but with life.
- Joseph Addison

Great souls by instinct to each other turn, Demand alliance, and in friendship burn.
- Joseph Addison

A friend who is very near and dear may in time become as useless as a relative.
- George Ade

Stay is a charming word in a friend’s vocabulary.
- Bronson Alcott

A true friend is one soul in two bodies.
- Aristotle

In poverty and other misfortunes of life, true friends are a sure refuge. The young they keep out of mischief; to the old they are a comfort and aid in their weakness; and those in the prime of life they incite to noble deeds.
- Aristotle

Business, you know, may bring money, but friendship hardly ever does.
- Jane Austen

Friendship is the finest balm for the pangs of despised love.
- Jane Austen

Cosmus, duke of Florence, was wont to say of perfidious friends: That we read that we ought to forgive our enemies; but we do not read that we ought to forgive our friends.”
- Francis Bacon

A man cannot speak to his son but as a father, to his wife but as a husband, to his enemy but upon terms; whereas a friend may speak as the case requires, and not as it sorteth with the person.
- Francis Bacon

You may take sarza to open the liver; steel to open the spleen; flowers of sulphur for the lungs; castoreum for the brain; but no receipt openeth the heart but a true friend, to whom you may impart griefs, joys, fears, hopes, suspicions, counsels, and whatsoever lieth upon the heart to oppress it, in a kind of civil shrift or confession.
- Francis Bacon

The best preservative to keep the mind on health is the faithful admonition of a friend. The worst solitude is to be destitute of sincere friendship.
Francis Bacon