45 Quotes About Friendships Changing

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Friends can bring a lot of happiness and fulfillment into our life. When circumstances change, for many their friendships change too. Whether your friend is moving away or hitting a new stage in their life, these quotes about friendships changing will encourage you to foster a positive future for yourself.

“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 knows all about you and still loves you.”

“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.”

“All changes, even the most longed for, have their melancholy; for what we leave behind us is a part of ourselves; we must die to one life before we can enter another.”

“An insincere and evil friend is more to be feared than a wild beast; a wild beast may wound your body, but an evil friend will wound your mind.”

“Anybody can sympathize with the sufferings of a friend, but it requires a very fine nature to sympathize with a friend’s success.”

“At some point, you’ll have to realize that some people can stay in your heart, but not in your life.”

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

“Consider how hard it is to change yourself and you’ll understand what little chance you have in trying to change others.”

“Constant development is the law of life, and a man who always tries to maintain his dogmas in order to appear consistent drives himself into a false position.”

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

“Don’t walk behind me; I may not lead. Don’t walk in front of me; I may not follow. Just walk beside me and be my friend.”

“Don’t be too confident when someone tells you they like you. The real question is until when? Because people change and so do feelings.”

“Everyone thinks of changing the world, but no one thinks of changing himself.”

“Everything is changing. People are taking their comedians seriously and the politicians as a joke.”

“Friendship consists in forgetting what one gives and remembering what one receives.”

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

“Friendship is born at that moment when one person says to another: ‘What! You too? I thought I was the only one.”

“Friendship is like money, easier made than kept.”

“Friendship is the only cement that will ever hold the world together.”

“I don’t need a friend who changes when I change and who nods when I nod; my shadow does that much better.”

“Incredible change happens in your life when you decide to take control of what you do have power over instead of craving control over what you don’t.”

“It’s funny how you can know somebody for so long and they change right in front of you.”

“It’s hard to watch people change, but it’s even harder to remember who they used to be.”

“Let us be grateful to people who make us happy, they are the charming gardeners who make our souls blossom.”

“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.”

“Love can change a person the way a parent can change a baby- awkwardly, and often with a great deal of mess.”

“People change for two reasons: Either they learned a lot or they’ve been hurt too much.”

“People change, those that are close they turn to enemies and those that are strange, they turn to family.”

“People don’t resist change. They resist being changed!”

“People underestimate their capacity for change. There is never a right time to do a difficult thing.”

“Some people change their ways when they see the light; others when they feel the heat”

“Sometimes it’s not the people who change,it’s the mask that falls off.”

“The language of friendship is not words but meanings.”

“The man who never alters his opinion is like standing water, and breeds reptiles of the mind.”

“There comes a time when you have to stop crossing oceans for people who wouldn’t jump puddles for you.”

“There is nothing better than a friend, unless it is a friend with chocolate.”

“Things change. And friends leave. Life doesn’t stop for anybody.”

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

“True friendship is when you walk into their house and your WiFi connects automatically.”

“What old people say you cannot do, you try and find that you can. Old deeds for old people, and new deeds for new.”

“When we are no longer able to change a situation, we are challenged to change ourselves.”

“When you are through changing, you are through.”

“Wishing to be friends is quick work, but friendship is a slow ripening fruit.”

“You’re always you, and that don’t change, and you’re always changing, and there’s nothing you can do about it.”

There are many factors that go in to finding compatibility with another. When you make that special friendship, you don’t want to let it go.