A collection of quotes and proverbs about friendship.

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A broken friendship may be soldered but will never be sound.

After problems, friendships can be fixed, but will never be as strong as before.

A cup of coffee commits one to forty years of friendship.

A friend in need is a friend indeed.

Someone who helps when you are in trouble is your real friend.

A friend to all is a friend to none.

Someone who is a friend to everyone makes none of them feel special.

A friend's eye is a good mirror.

A real friend will tell you the truth about yourself.

A friend's frown is better than a fool's smile.

Danish proverb

A hunted man sometimes wearies of distrust and longs for friendship.

The Lord of the Rings - The Fellowship of the Ring
J.R.R. Tolkien

A smile relieves a heart that grieves.

The Rolling Stones
Waiting on a Friend Lyrics

A stone from the hand of a friend is an apple.

A stupid friend is a greater plague than a wise enemy.

A wise man remembers his friends at all times; a fool, only when he has need of them.


An empty purse frightens away friends.

If you get poor, your 'friends' will disappear.

An intelligent enemy is better than a stupid friend.

Be kind whenever possible. It is always possible.

Dalai Lama

But, but that's what a friend is, Bert. I mean, not minding too much because you like somebody. That's a friend, Bert, a pal! Not minding! That's what friends are for!

From the song: That's What Friends Are For

Choose your friends with caution; plan your future with purpose, and frame your life with faith.

Thomas S. Monson

Do not remove a fly from your friend's forehead with a hatchet.


Don't allow the grass to grow on the path of friendship.

Native American proverb

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

Albert Camus

False friends are worse than open enemies.

Friends are flowers that never fade.

English proverb

Friendship is certainly the finest balm for the pangs of disappointed love.

Jane Austen

Friendship is love with understanding.

Friendship redoubleth joys, and cutteth griefs in halves.

Francis Bacon

I don't know half of you half as well as I should like; and I like less than half of you half as well as you deserve.

The Fellowship of the Ring
J.R.R. Tolkien

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