“Friendship consists in forgetting what one gives and remembering what one receives.” Alexander Dumas. Here are 36 Inspirational Friends Support Quotes.

Friends Support Quotes

1. “All love that has not friendship for its base, is like a mansion built upon the sand.” – Ella Wheeler Wilcox

2. “Friendship is a mutual blackmail elevated to the level of love.” – Robin Morgan

3. “Nothing makes the earth seem so spacious as to have friends at a distance; they make the latitudes and longitudes.” ― Henry David Thoreau

4. “The ornament of a house is the friends who frequent it.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson

5. “A friend is someone with whom you dare to be yourself.” – Frank Crane

6. “Friends can help each other. A true friend is someone who lets you have total freedom to be yourself – and especially to feel. Or, not feel. Whatever you happen to be feeling at the moment is fine with them. That’s what real love amounts to – letting a person be what he really is.” ― Jim Morrison

7. “The most beautiful discovery true friends make is that they can grow separately without growing apart.” – Elizabeth Foley

8. “Be true to your work, your word, and your friend.” – Henry David Thoreau

Friends Support Quotes

9. “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

10. No friendship is an accident. ― O. Henry, Heart of the West

11. “'Stay' is a charming word in a friend's vocabulary.” – Louisa May Alcott

12. “Listening is a magnetic and strange thing, a creative force. The friends who listen to us are the ones we move toward. When we are listened to, it creates us, makes us unfold and expand.” – Shel Silverstein

13. “We are all travellers in the wilderness of this world, and the best we can find in our travels is an honest friend.” – Robert Louis Stevenson

14. “Wishing to be friends is quick work, but friendship is a slow ripening fruit.” ― Aristotle

15. “A friend is one before whom I may think aloud.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson

Friends Support Quotes

16. “Friendship is like standing on wet cement. The longer you stay, the harder it’s to leave, and you can never go without leaving your footprints behind.” – Moi

17. “A friend is someone who knows all about you and still loves you.” – Elbert Hubbard

18. “I always felt that the great high privilege, relief and comfort of friendship was that one had to explain nothing.” – Katherine Mansfield

19. “A friend may well be reckoned the masterpiece of nature.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson

20. “We all need friends with whom we can speak of our deepest concerns, and who do not fear to speak the truth in love to us.” – Margaret Guenther

21. “One of the most beautiful qualities of true friendship is to understand and to be understood.” – Lucius Annaeus Seneca

22. “The best mirror is an old friend.” ― George Herbert

Friends Support Quotes

23. “There is nothing I would not do for those who are really my friends. I have no notion of loving people by halves, it is not my nature.” ― Jane Austen, Northanger Abbey

24. “The only way to have a friend is to be one.” — Ralph Waldo Emerson

25. “True friends are always together in spirit.” ― Lucy Maud Montgomery

26. “True friendship isn’t about being inseparable; it’s about being separated and nothing changes.” – Unknown

27. “No man is a failure who has friends.” — It’s a Wonderful Life

28. “If you live to be a hundred, I want to live to be a hundred minus one day so I never have to live without you.” ― Joan Powers, Pooh’s Little Instruction Book

29. “Without friends, no one would want to live, even if he had all other goods.” ― Aristotle, The Nicomachean Ethics

30. “The verb ‘to love’ in Persian is ‘to have a friend.’ ‘I love you’ translated literally is ‘I have you as a friend,’ and ‘I don’t like you’ simply means ‘I don’t have you as a friend.’” – Shusha Guppy

31. “What do you most value in your friends? Their continued existence.” — Christopher Hitchens, Hitch-22: A Memoir

Best Friends Support Quotes

“It is not so much our friends’ help that helps us as the confident knowledge that they will help us.” – Epicurus
“We need old friends to help us grow old and new friends to help us stay young.” – Letty Cottin Pogrebin
“Friendship is the hardest thing in the world to explain. It’s not something you learn in school. But if you haven’t learned the meaning of friendship, you really haven’t learned anything.” ― Muhammad Ali

Ian Warner

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I went from a broken leg to a 2012 Olympian. I have spent the last 15 years building positive habits as a track athlete and entrepreneur. I founded Habit Stacker and dedicated my life to helping people to develop winning habits. I have helped over 5,000 people...

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