15 Quotes to Celebrate Friendship

A True Friend

Good friends make you laugh, make you smile, and just make life more fun!

In honor of Friendship Day this weekend, here are 15 Quotes to Celebrate Friendship:

“When we honestly ask ourselves which person in our lives means the most to us, we often find that it is those who, instead of giving advice, solutions, or cures, have chosen rather to share our pain and touch our wounds with a warm and tender hand.” ~ Henri Nouwen

There are “friends” who destroy each other, but a real friend sticks closer than a brother. Proverbs 18:24

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

“Friends show their love in times of trouble, not in happiness.” ~ Euripides

Just as damaging as a madman shooting a deadly weapon is someone who lies to a friend and then says, “I was only joking.” Proverbs 26:18–19

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

“My best friend is the man who in wishing me well wishes it for my sake.” Aristotle

Dear friends, let us continue to love one another, for love comes from God. Anyone who loves is a child of God and knows God. 1 John 4:7

“Am I not destroying my enemies when I make friends of them?” ~ Abraham Lincoln

“When you choose your friends, don’t be short-changed by choosing personality over character.” ~ W. Somerset Maugham

An offended friend is harder to win back than a fortified city. Arguments separate friends like a gate locked with bars. Proverbs 18:19

“A true friend is the greatest of all blessings.” ~ Francois de La Rochefoucauld

I cannot even imagine where I would be today were it not for that handful of friends who have given me a heart full of joy. Let’s face it, friends make life a lot more fun.” ~ Chuck Swindoll

So now I am giving you a new commandment: Love each other. Just as I have loved you, you should love each other. John 13:34

You can make more friends in two months by becoming interested in other people than you can in two years by trying to get other people interested in you.” ~ Dale Carnegie

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