True Friend Quotes and Friendship Sayings

We've carefully selected only the best true friend quotes and true friend sayings from many sources. Here are our favorite true friend quotes, from the likes of William James, Henry David Thoreau, St. Thomas Aquinas, and Robert Louis Stevenson.

St. Thomas Aquinas True Friendship Quote:

"There is nothing on this earth to be prized more than true friendship."
~ St. Thomas Aquinas
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Benjamin Disraeli Quotation on Being a Friend:

"The greatest good you can do for another is not just to share your riches but to reveal to him his own. "
~ Benjamin Disraeli
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Friend Saying from an Unknown Author:

"Friendship is when people know all about you but like you anyway. "
~ Unknown
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Elbert Hubbard Friend Saying:

"Never explain - your friends do not need it and your enemies will not believe you anyway. "
~ Elbert Hubbard
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Emily Kimbrough Friend Quotation:

"Remember, we all stumble, every one of us. That's why it's a comfort to go hand in hand. "
~ Emily Kimbrough
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True Friend Quote from an Unknown Author:

"Many people will walk in and out of you life, but only true friends will leave footprints in your heart."
~ Unknown
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Friend Saying from a Latin Proverb:

"A friend in need is a friend indeed. "
~ Latin Proverb
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William James Friend Quotation:

"Wherever you are, it's your friends who make your world."
~ William James
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An Unknown Author on the Best Kind of Friend:

"The best kind of friend is the one you could sit on a porch swing with, never saying a word, and walk away feeling like that was the best conversation you've ever had. "
~ Unknown
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Elisabeth Foley True Friend Quote:

"The most beautiful discovery true friends make is that they can grow separately without growing apart. "
~ Elisabeth Foley
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Henry David Thoreau Friend Saying:

"Be true to your work, your word, and your friend. "
~ Henry David Thoreau
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Dave Tyson Gentry True Friendship Quote:

"True friendship comes when silence between two people is comfortable. "
~ Dave Tyson Gentry
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Doug Larson True Friend Quote:

"A true friend is one who overlooks your failures and tolerates your success."
~ Doug Larson
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Grace Pulpit Friendship Quotation:

"A friend is the one who comes in when the whole world has gone out. "
~ Grace Pulpit
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Robert Louis Stevenson True Friend Quote:

"We are all travelers in the wilderness of this world, and the best we can find in our travels is an honest friend."
~ Robert Louis Stevenson
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A Classic, Short Poem on True Friends:

"A memory lasts forever
never does it die...
True friends stay together
never do they say goodbye. "
~ Unknown
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