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30 Quotes About Friendship That Just Might Bring a Tear to Your Eye

Julie Ryan Evans is an editor and writer who has covered everything from Capitol Hill to the politics of preschool. A mother of two, a runner of races, and a gourmet chef wannabe, she currently lives outside of Orlando, Florida.

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Like family... but better

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Like family... but better

Sometimes in life, you come across people that you just connect with — and you're not even totally sure why. You're drawn to them and love them unconditionally, almost like a soulmates. That's true friendship, folks. 

And even though every now and then we take our besties for granted in our day-to-day lives, deep down we know how much they mean. Seriously, can you even imagine how you'd survive without your BFF? Finding the words to express how we feel isn't always easy, either. We hope our friends know how much we love and rely on them — but just in case they don't, it's always nice to have a great friendship quote to send along to make sure they do.

You can't choose your family, but you sure can choose your friends, and we're sure glad our friends have chosen us! These quotes about friendship ring so true.

Originally published February 2016. Updated August 2017.

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Our go-tos

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Our go-tos

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Amen

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Amen

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Who do you call?

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Who do you call?

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Who will ride the bus with you?

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Who will ride the bus with you?

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That's why they're called best friends

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That's why they're called best friends

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Quality, not quantity

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Quality, not quantity

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Friends make the world go round

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Friends make the world go round

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You can't rush the good things

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You can't rush the good things

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Flaws and all...

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Flaws and all...

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The perfect combo!

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The perfect combo!

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Friends make us strong

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Friends make us strong

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You too?

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You too?

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You get to choose

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You get to choose

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Nothing a friend wouldn't do

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Nothing a friend wouldn't do

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Friendship shines bright

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Friendship shines bright

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It's true

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It's true

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Understood?

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Understood?

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A real friend

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A real friend

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Comfortable silence

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Comfortable silence

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Go deep

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Go deep

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Free to be you

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Free to be you

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Scandal

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Scandal

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Growing together

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Growing together

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Never leave a friend behind

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Never leave a friend behind

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A single soul

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A single soul

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Forget what you give

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Forget what you give

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We all fail sometimes

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We all fail sometimes

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Unlovable isn't a word a friend knows

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Unlovable isn't a word a friend knows

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Never apart

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Never apart

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Friendship quotes

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Friendship quotes

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