30 Quotes About Friendship to Share with Your Bestie

Aug 1, 2017 at 4:00 p.m. ET
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Back in 2011 when were devouring Mindy Kaling's book Is Everyone Hanging Out Without Me?, one quote in particular practically jumped off the page for us: "One friend with whom you have a lot in common is better than three with whom you struggle to find things to talk about." 

It's so true, isn't it? Finding and making friends is hard enough, but when you stumble upon that magical unicorn, a best friend who truly gets you, inside and out, it's like you've struck gold. You feel like the luckiest person in the world having that one friend you could sit in silence with and feel truly comfortable (a quote we'd later find out slipped from the lips of a gentleman by the name of Donald Tyson Gentry).

So, we kept digging and found even more quotes about friendship that made our hearts swell five-times its size — quotes that may or may not have made us shed a tear. We'll never tell.

Ahead, 30 friendship quotes you'll want to share with your BFF stat.

A version of this article was originally published in February 2016.

1 /31: The Ones We Trust

Cher quote about friendship
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1/31 :The Ones We Trust

2 /31: Our Go-Tos

Virginia Woolf quote about friendship
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2/31 :Our Go-Tos

3 /31: Amen

Renee Olstead quote about friendship
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3/31 :Amen

4 /31: Who Do You Call?

Marlene Dietrich quote about friendship
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4/31 :Who Do You Call?

5 /31: Who Will Ride the Bus with You?

Oprah Winfrey quote about friendship
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5/31 :Who Will Ride the Bus with You?

6 /31: That's Why They're Called Best Friends

Henry Ford quote about friendship
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6/31 :That's Why They're Called Best Friends

7 /31: Quality, Not Quantity

Mindy Kaling quote about friendship
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7/31 :Quality, Not Quantity

8 /31: Friends Make the World Go Round

Anaïs Nin quote about friendship
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8/31 :Friends Make the World Go Round

9 /31: You Can't Rush the Good Things

Aristotle quote about friendship
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9/31 :You Can't Rush the Good Things

10 /31: Flaws & All...

Elbert Hubbard quote about friendship
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10/31 :Flaws & All...

11 /31: The Perfect Combo

Linda Grayson quote about friendship
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11/31 :The Perfect Combo

12 /31: Friends Make Us Strong

Bill Patterson quote about friendship
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12/31 :Friends Make Us Strong

13 /31: You Too?

C.S. Lewis quote about friendship
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13/31 :You Too?

14 /31: You Get to Choose

Jess C. Scott quote about friendship
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14/31 :You Get to Choose

15 /31: Nothing a Friend Wouldn't Do

Jane Austen quote about friendship
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15/31 :Nothing a Friend Wouldn't Do

16 /31: Friendship Shines Bright

Nicole Richie quote about friendship
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16/31 :Friendship Shines Bright

17 /31: It's True

Thomas Aguinas quote about friendship
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17/31 :It's True

18 /31: Understood?

Lucius Annaeus Seneca quote about friendship
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18/31 :Understood?

19 /31: A Real Friend

Walter Winchell quote about friendship
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19/31 :A Real Friend

20 /31: Comfortable Silence

Donald Tyson Gentry quote about friendship
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20/31 :Comfortable Silence

21 /31: Go Deep

Rabindranath Tagore quote about friendship
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21/31 :Go Deep

22 /31: Free to Be You

Jim Morrison quote about friendship
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22/31 :Free to Be You

23 /31: Scandal

Elizabeth Taylor quote about friendship
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23/31 :Scandal

24 /31: Growing Together

William Shakespeare quote about friendship
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24/31 :Growing Together

25 /31: Never leave a friend behind

Dean Koontz quote about friendship
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25/31 :Never leave a friend behind

26 /31: A Single Soul

Aristotle quote about friendship
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26/31 :A Single Soul

27 /31: Forget What You Give

Alexandre Dumas quote about friendship
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27/31 :Forget What You Give

28 /31: We All Fail Sometimes

Paula Abdul quote about friendship
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28/31 :We All Fail Sometimes

29 /31: Unlovable Isn't a Word a Friend Knows

Quote about friendship
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29/31 :Unlovable Isn't a Word a Friend Knows

30 /31: Never Apart

Anonymous quote about friendship
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30/31 :Never Apart

31 /31: Share Away

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31/31 :Share Away