20 True Friend Quotes

What is a true friend? I consider a true friend someone just shy of being part of your family. Someone who you can call on at all hours of the day or night to be there for you.

These types of people are few and far between these days. Which is what makes appreciating them even more important. In that spirit, this list of quotes best represents the bond between two very close friends. True friends.

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Our Favorite Quotes for True Friends

1. The antidote for fifty enemies is one friend ― Aristotle

2. A true friend is one soul in two bodies ― Aristotle

3. A true friend is one who overlooks your failures and tolerates your success! ― Doug Larson

4. A true friend is someone who thinks that you are a good egg even though he knows that you are slightly cracked ― Bernard Meltzer

5. A true friend is the greatest of all blessings, and that which we take the least care of all to acquire ― Francois de La Rochefoucauld

6. A friend shares the good times and helps out by listening during the bad times ― Molly Oliver

7. A real friend is one who walks in when the rest of the world walks out ― Walter Winchell

8. A true friend is someone who is there for you when he’d rather be anywhere else ― Len Wein

9. A true friend is someone you can disagree with and still remain friends. For if not, they weren’t true friends in the first place ― Sandy Ratliff

10. Remember, the greatest gift is not found in a store nor under a tree, but in the hearts of true friends ― Cindy Lew

11. Never explain – your friends do not need it and your enemies will not believe you anyway ― Elbert Hubbard

12. Remember, we all stumble, every one of us. That’s why it’s a comfort to go hand in hand ― Emily Kimbrough

13. The greatest good you can do for another is not just to share your riches but to reveal to him his own ― Benjamin Disraeli

14. There is nothing on this earth to be prized more than true friendship ― St. Thomas Aquinas

15. Wherever you are, it’s your friends who make your world ― William James

16. A friend is one of the nicest things you can have, and one of the best things you can be ― Douglas Pagels

17. A loyal friend laughs at your jokes when they’re not so good, and sympathizes with your problems when they’re not so bad ― Arnold H. Glasgow

18. A single rose can be my garden… a single friend, my world ― Leo Buscaglia

19. Most of us don’t need a psychiatric therapist as much as a friend to be silly with ― Robert Brault

20. A true friend freely, advises justly, assists readily, adventures boldly, takes all patiently, defends courageously, and continues a friend unchangeably ― William Penn

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