49 Quotes About Friendships Lasting Forever

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Friendship when treated right are meant to last forever. From special bonds that are shared to the incredible moments created, here is a look at some of the best quotes about friendships lasting forever that are encouraging.

“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 loves you anyway.”

“A new friendship is like an unripened fruit – it may become either an orange or a lemon.”

“A real friend is one who walks in when the rest of the world walks out.”

“Advice is like snow; the softer it falls, the longer it dwells upon, and the deeper it sinks into the mind.”

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

“Best friends are like diamonds, precious and rare. False friends are like leaves, found everywhere.”

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

“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.”

“Except in cases of necessity, which are rare, leave your friend to learn unpleasant things from his enemies; they are ready enough to tell them.”

“Friends are the most important ingredient in this recipe of life.”

“Friendship is unnecessary, like philosophy, like art…It has no survival value; rather is one of those things that give value to survival.”

“Friendship that flows from the heart cannot be frozen by adversity, as the water that flows from the spring cannot congeal in winter.”

“Friendship with oneself is all-important because without it one cannot be friends with anyone else in the world.”

“Friendship: a building contract you sign with laughter and break with tears.”

“Give others freedom to be themselves. Appreciate the differences between their ways an yours.”

“I can trust my friends. These people force me to examine, encourage me to grow.”

“I count myself in nothing else so happy, as in a soul rememb’ring my good friends.”

“I might give my life for my friend, but he had better not ask me to do up a parcel.”

“I no doubt deserved my enemies, but I don’t believe I deserved my friends.”

“I will speak ill of no man, and speak all the good I know of everybody.”

“If you judge people, you have no time to love them.”

“It takes a long time to grow an old friend.”

“Love doesn’t make the world go round, it makes the ride worthwhile.”

“Money might make you wealthy, but friends makes you rich.”

“My best friend is the one who brings out the best in me.”

“No love, no friendship, can cross the path of our destiny without leaving some mark on it forever.”

“No soul is desolate as long as there is a human being for whom it can feel trust and reverence.”

“One can never speak enough of the virtues, the dangers, the power of shared laughter.”

“Silences make the real conversations between friends. Not the saying but the never needing to say is what counts.”

“Sometimes you pick your friends, sometimes they pick you.”

“Strangers are just friends waiting to happen.”

“The best way to keep your friends is not to give them away.”

“The friendship that can cease has never been real.”

“The greatest good you can do for another is not just share your riches, but to reveal to him, his own.”

“The happiest moments my heart knows are those in which it is pouring forth its affections to a few esteemed characters.”

“The making of friends, who are real friends, is the best token we have of a man’s success in life.”

“The most I can do for my friend is simply to be his friend. I have no wealth to bestow on him. If he knows that I am happy in loving him, he will want no other reward. Is not friendship divine in this?”

“There is magic in the memory of schoolboy friendships; it softens the heart, and even affects the nervous system of those who have no
heart.”

“Those friends thou hast, and their adoption tried, Grapple them to thy soul with hoops of steel; But do not dull thy palm with entertainment of each new-hatch’d, unfledg’d comrade.”

“Though our communication wanes at times of absence, I’m aware of a strength that emanates in the background.”

“Thus nature has no love for solitude, and always leans, as it were, on some support; and the sweetest support is found in the most intimate friendship.”

“Too late we learn, a man must hold his friend, unjudged, accepted, trusted to the end.”

“True friendship is like sound health; the value of it is seldom known until it be lost.”

“Two are better than one; because they have a good reward for their labour. For if they fall, the one will lift up his fellow: but woe to him that is alone when he falleth; for he hath not another to help him up.”

“Two may talk together under the same roof for many years, yet never really meet; and two others at first speech are old friends.”

“When friends stop being frank and useful to each other, the whole world loses some of its radiance.”

“Without friends no one would choose to live, though he had all other goods.”

“You only meet your once in a lifetime friend… once in a lifetime.”

Sometimes friends are not meant to last forever. It may seem that their roles are made to last a brief time but create a big impact.