39 Quotes About Staying Friends


Bad times and good times hit our lives at one point or another. Having the ability to sustain certain friendships go on to contribute greatly to our long term successes. These quotes about staying friends will encourage you to devote more time and attention to others.

“A friend is a friend forever and a good one will never leave, never.”

“A friend is a hand that is always holding yours, no matter how close or far apart you may be. A friend is someone who is always there and will always, always care. A friend is a feeling of forever in the heart.”

“A friend is one that knows you as you are, understands where you have been, accepts what you have become, and still, gently allows you to grow.”

“A friend is someone who is there for you when he’d rather be anywhere else.”

“A friend is someone who knows all about you and still loves you.”

“A friend is someone who will always be there for you, in good and hard times.”

“A friend is the one who comes in when the whole world has gone out.”

“A friend knows the song in my heart and sings it to me when my memory fails.”

“A true best friend loves you even when it seems like you’ve gone off the deep end.”

“Best friends can turn a horrible day, into one of the best days of your life.”

“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.”

“Friends are friends forever. If the Lord’s the Lord of them, a friend will not say never ’cause the welcome will not end. Although it’s hard to let you go, in the Father’s hands we know, a lifetime’s not too long to live as friends.”

“Friends are people who know you really well and like you anyway.”

“Friends listen to what you say. Best friends listen to what you don’t say.”

“Friendship by its very nature consists in loving, rather than in being loved.”

“Friendship is always a sweet responsibility, never an opportunity.”

“Friendship marks a life even more deeply than love. Love risks degenerating into obsession, friendship is never anything but sharing.”

“I don’t want to go to heaven. None of my friends are there.”

“I hope we’ll be friends forever, together we’ll always be. I don’t think you understand just how much you mean to me. And one day when we part our ways, we’ll think back to the past and think about how happy we are ’cause our friendship will always last.”

“I value the friend who for me finds time on his calendar, but I cherish the friend who for me does not consult his calendar.”

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

“In the sweetness of friendship let there be laughter, and sharing of pleasures. For in the dew of little things, does the heart find its morning and is refreshed.”

“My friends are all really nice about my fame, they’re just curious really, they ask lots of questions.”

“Outside of a dog, a book is a man’s best friend. Inside of a dog it’s too dark to read. ”

“Remember, we all stumble, every one of us. That’s why it’s a comfort to go hand in hand.”

“She’s always there for me when I need her; She’s my best friend; she’s just my everything.”

“Silence make the real conversations between friends. Not the saying, but the never needing to say that counts.”

“So long as the memory of certain beloved friends lives in my heart, I shall say that life is good.”

“Solitude is creativity’s best friend, and solitude is refreshment for our souls.”

“Sometimes family don’t understand you… But your friends understand you the most.”

“Ten minutes with a genuine friend is better than years spent with anyone less.”

“That was what a best friend did: hold up a mirror and show you your heart.”

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

“Things are never quite as scary when you have a best friend.”

“True friendship comes when the silence between two people is comfortable.”

“When everything is lonely I can be my best friend.”

“You are my best friend as well as my lover, and I do not know which side of you I enjoy the most. I treasure each side, just as I have treasured our life together.”

“Your experiences will be yours alone. But truth and best friendship will rarely if ever disappoint you.”

“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.”

Embracing the many areas of our life that present challenges to us will allow us to overcome them easier.

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