The Best Friend quotes

Being an entrepreneur is hard. It’s a constant roller coaster of emotions and it seems like there’s never a dull moment. There are times when you feel on top of the world, and times when you feel like you’re barely scraping by. But through it all, you have to remember that you’re not alone. Other entrepreneurs understand what you’re going through, and they’ve been there before. Check out these inspiring quotes from fellow entrepreneurs to help motivate and encourage you during your toughest times.


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The best friend quotes

1. I sometimes think that ‘friend’ is just a word I use for all the people I haven’t murdered yet. โ€” Scott Lynch, Rogues

2. One of the nice things about the world of filmmaking is that you make friends in the business. โ€” Tom Stoppard

3. A best friend is the only one that walks into your life when the world has walked out. โ€” Shannon L. Alder

4. Yes, my friend, and if you will steal for me then you will steal from me. โ€” Theodore Roosevelt

5. Welcome back my friends to the show that never ends. We’re so glad you could attend, come inside, come inside. โ€” Ralph Waldo Emerson

6. The true measure of a best friend is where they are when you ‘make’ the biggest decision of your life, not where they were during the decision process. โ€” Shannon L. Alder

7. I have smelled some very famous and undoubtedly sexy boys. And sometimes, as cute as they are, I’d rather have them as a friendโ€“just because of the way they smell! โ€” Rachel Nichols

8. Healthโ€“what my friends are always drinking to before they fall down. โ€” Phyllis Diller

9. Character, my friends, is a byproduct. It is produced in the great manufacture of daily duty. โ€” Woodrow Wilson

10. O wise man, wash your hands of that friend who associates with your enemies. โ€” Saadi

11. Loneliness is remedied at times with the company of a friend and at other times with the company of oneself. โ€” Patricia Selbert

12. When you become a raindrop in your mind Thunder is the closest friend you may find Wind lashed trees, dark clouds, lightning or the dust Everything you will bear once you adjust โ€” Munia Khan

13. If I don’t see the reason of someone being my friend, chances are, we are just floating and I need a ship to set sail. โ€” Michael Bassey Johnson, Master of Maxims

14. If you would persuade, you must appeal to interest rather than intellect. We are advertis’d by our loving friends. โ€” William Shakespeare

15. The real ‘Lord of the Flies’ is a tale of friendship and loyalty; one that illustrates how much stronger we are if we can lean on each other. โ€” Rutger Bregman

16. Friendship neither finds nor makes equals. โ€” Publilius Syrus

17. She soon says, ‘You’re my best friend, Ed.’ You can kill a man with those words. No gun. No bullets. Just words and a girl. โ€” Markus Zusak

18. ‘bod shrugged. ”So?” he said. ”It’s only death. I mean, all of my best friends are dead.’ โ€” Neil Gaiman, The Graveyard Book

19. It is as foolish to make experiments upon the constancy of a friend, as upon the chastity of a wife. โ€” Samuel Johnson

20. Friendship is like a walk in the wood โ€” you may not know the terrain too well or even know where you are headed yet you enjoy it all the same!

21. I’m a big fan of imagination. I think it’s the strongest tool we have, and there are some things that you just can’t practice. โ€” Rupert Friend

22. Why not work with your friends? It’s working with people you know, and you share the same sensibility. โ€” Will Ferrell

23. The friendly cow, all red and white, I love with all my heart; She gives me cream with all her might, To eat with appleโ€“tart. โ€” Robert Louis Stevenson

24. Or perhaps in Slytherin, you’ll make your real friends. Those cunning folk use any means to achieve their ends. โ€” J. K. Rowling

25. Better to have an open enemy, than hidden friends. โ€” Napoleon Bonaparte

26. I am still haunted by the memory of my Ugandan friends dying from HIV years ago because high prices kept the medicines they needed out of reach. โ€” Winnie Byanyima

27. I’d like to be rich. I’d like a lot of money to put into my physicals and to buy food for all my friends. โ€” Syd Barrett

28. My love, you know you are my best friend . You know that I’d do anything for you, and my love, let nothing come between us. My love for you is strong and true. โ€” Sarah Mclachlan

29. Being a father, being a friend, those are the things that make me feel successful. โ€” William Hurt

30. Friend is sometimes a word devoid of meaning; enemy, never. โ€” Victor Hugo

31. It is the right of a traveller to vent their frustration at every minor inconvenience by writing of it to their friends. โ€” Susanna Clarke, Jonathan Strange & Mr Norrell

32. Give and take makes good friends. โ€” Scottish proverb

33. Time with a friend was as refreshing as a nap. โ€” Nora Roberts

34. Till man destroys ‘self’ he is no true friend of God. โ€” Rumi

35. Bill Clinton has been a true leader of the western world. He has been a friend and a counsel to me and other leaders right around the world. โ€” Tony Blair

36. I’m controversial. My friends either dislike me or hate me โ€” Oscar Levant

37. I think wow, I imagine this is what it’s like to have friends. โ€” Tahereh Mafi, Unravel Me

38. My sister and I truly are best friends. โ€” Solange Knowles

39. True friends are not mirrors where we can always see ourselves reflected in a positive light. โ€” Shannon L. Alder

40. I also made a lot of really great friends on that show [the Voice], so that’s one of the most important things that I’ve taken out of that experience. โ€” Melanie Martinez

41. A strong American economy is essential to the wellโ€“being and security of our friends and allies. โ€” Ronald Reagan

42. My personal telephone book is a book of the dead now. I’m so old. Almost all of my friends have died, and I don’t have the guts to take their names out of the book. โ€” Ray Bradbury

43. Laws of attraction could build a strong relationship among married couples or friends. โ€” Saaif Alam

44. I have consistently urged my friends to abstain from reading it. โ€” Winston Churchill

45. Because I missed being with Prince on that [stadium ], and it’s a lesson that sometimes you have to push yourself a little harder for your friends. โ€” Stevie Nicks

46. It has been said that a friend is somebody with whom it is possible to be silent. โ€” Robert Evans

47. My friend Jerry Falwell was the one who said it, and he was a guest on my show, and it’s hard to take the blame for everybody who shows up on your show. โ€” Pat Robertson

48. A woman will endure many wounds in her lifetime, but the betrayal of a friend is one of the most difficult to overcome. โ€” Tina Samples

49. Never do anything in life if you would be ashamed of seeing it printed on the front page of your hometown newspaper for your friends and family to see. โ€” Warren Buffett

50. And what is friendship but a name, A charm that lulls to sleep, A shade that follows wealth or fame, And leaves the wretch to weep? โ€” Oliver Goldsmith


No matter how life changes, true friends will always stay the same. Friends are the family we choose for ourselves and no one can take that away from us. Friends are the ones who make our lives brighter and more fulfilling, and itโ€™s important to remind them how much they mean to us. We hope that these quotes about friendship have inspired you to show your friends just how much they mean to you.

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