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Friendship Quotes

Friendship is a gift—a connection that brings joy, trust, love and support into our lives.  Friends are always there to lift your spirits or tell you the truth when you need to hear it. These friendship quotations will remind you that while good friends are hard to find, they are definitely worth the search. And who knows, maybe the friendship sayings on this page will even inspire you to be a better friend!


 If you go looking for a friend, you are going to find they're very scarce. If you go out to be a friend, you'll find them everywhere. 
- Zig Ziglar, motivational speaker and author
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 The power of story becomes evident when, as we share, another's eyes light up and they say, 'You too? Me too!' 
- Nish Weiseth, author
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 That which is shareable, is bearable. 
- Jeanne Segal, Psychologist
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 The best kind of friend is the kind you can sit on a porch and swing with, never say a word, and then walk away feeling like it was the best conversation you’ve ever had. 
- submitted by Susan J. Decuir, Carrollton, Texas
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 Friendship is born at the moment one person says to another, 'What? You too? I thought I was the only one.' 
- C.S. Lewis, author
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 Friendship is God loving us through someone else. 
- submitted by Jessica Demenna, Phoenix, Arizona
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 A true friend is someone who is there for you when he'd rather be anywhere else. 
- Len Wein, comic book author
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 It's amazing what can happen if you just put your arm around somebody. 
- Julia Roberts, actress
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 Always show more kindness than seems necessary, because the person receiving it needs it more than you will ever know. 
- Former Secretary of State Colin Powell
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 Friends multiply blessings and divide burdens. 
- Guideposts Reader Gail D. White, Canal Winchester, Ohio
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 Strange how no two snowflakes are alike, but yet they stick together. 
- Guideposts reader Dorothy Player, Rockingham, North Carolina
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 Everyone has problems, and learning to share them is essential. Hiding pain requires an enormous amount of energy; sharing it is liberating. 
- Carly Simon, Singer and songwriter
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 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. 
- Anais Nin, Author
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 Remember that no time is ever wasted that makes two people better friends. 
- H. Jackson Brown, Jr., Author
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