Guy Best Friend Sayings and Quotes

Everyone needs a best friend regardless of how anti-social or independent they say they are. Having a BFF isn’t just for women either. Male friendships are also rewarding. Remind your male best bud how awesome he is with the wise and humorous guy best friend quotes below.

The friend is the man who knows all about you, and still likes you.     

Elbert Hubbard

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

Bernard Meltzer

You can always tell a real friend: when you've made a fool of yourself he doesn't feel you've done a permanent job.     

Laurence J. Peter

The holy passion of Friendship is so sweet and steady and loyal and enduring a nature that it will last through a whole lifetime, if not asked to lend money.     

Mark Twain

A good friend will help you move. But best friend will help you move a dead body.     

Jim Hayes

If you can survive 11 days in cramped quarters with a friend and come out laughing, your friendship is the real deal.     

Oprah Winfrey

A best friend is the only one that walks into your life when the world has walked out.     

Shannon L. Alder

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

Being soaked alone is cold. Being soaked with your best friend is an adventure.     

Emily Wing Smith

My best male friend is my best friend until he crosses me. We're all protective of the self.     

Neil LaBute

That's the cool thing about having a best friend. They know what your pain feels like already, so you don't have to explain it.     

Susane Colasanti

Good friends will allow you to be as innocent and free as a child when in private, and as wise and mature as an adult when in public.     

Criss Jami

It's one of the blessings of old friends that you can afford to be stupid with them.     

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Friendships that last are those wherein each friend respects the other's dignity to the point of not really wanting anything from them.     

Cyril Connolly

A friend is someone you can be alone with and have nothing to do and not be able to think of anything to say and be comfortable in silence.     

Sheryl Condie

Nothing makes the earth seem so spacious as to have friends at a distance; they make the latitudes and longitudes.     

Henry David Thoreau

I would rather walk with a friend in the dark, than alone in the light.     

Helen Keller

Friendship marks a life even more deeply than love. Love risks degenerating into obsession, friendship is never anything but sharing.     

Elie Wiesel

True friendship comes when silence between two people is comfortable.     

Dave Tyson Gentry

A friend is one that knows you as you are, understands where you have been, accepts what you have become, and still, gently allows you to grow.     

William Shakespeare

Friends are the most important part of your life. Treasure the tears, treasure the laughter, but most importantly, treasure the memories.     

Dave Brenner

The great thing about new friends is that they bring new energy to your soul.     

Shanna Rodriguez

Don't walk behind me; I may not lead. Don't walk in front of me; I may not follow. Just walk beside me and be my friend.     

Albert Camus

The most beautiful discovery true friends make is that they can grow separately without growing apart.     

Elizabeth Foley

A friend is the one who comes in when the whole world has gone out.     

Grace Pulpit

Love is blind; friendship tries not to notice.     

Otto von Bismarck

A friend is a person who knows what you are saying, even if you're not talking.     

Sarah Bennett

Friends are great. Friends are wonderful. Friends who can cook are like winning the lottery.     

Greg Tamblyn

A friend that ain't in need is a friend indeed.     

Kin Hubbard

What happens in Vegas stays in Vegas, unless your friends are on twitter.     

Greg Tamblyn

A friend is someone who makes it easy to believe in yourself.     

Heidi Wills

Man's best support is a very dear friend.     

Marcus Tullius Cicero

There is nothing better than a friend, unless it is a friend with chocolate.     

Linda Grayson

No friendship is an accident.     

O. Henry

Once you are my friend, I am responsible for you.     

Antoine de Saint-Exupéry

I believe in angels, the kind that heaven sends. I'm surrounded by angels, and I call them my best friends.     

Pamela Daranjo

Friends are like stars, they come and go, but the ones that stay are the ones that glow     

Roxy Quiksilver

Friends are those rare people who ask how we are and then wait to hear the answer.     

Ed Cunningham

Sometimes we don't need to be with friends. We just need to know we have them, that's enough.     

Wilson Kanadi

we're not perfect. we laugh too hard, we are way too loud, and we are such dorks. but doing it together is what makes us best friends     

maria gonzales

Its strange how we find the best of friends in the most unexpected people.     

Aly Hunter

Things are never quite as scary when you've got a best friend.     

Bill Watterson

My best friend is the one who brings out the best in me.     

Henry Ford

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

Douglas Pagels

Everyone is your best friend when you are successful. Make sure that the people that you surround yourself with are also the people that you are not afraid of failing with.     

Paula Abdul

A real friend is one who walks in when the rest of the world walks out.     

Walter Winchell

True friendship comes when the silence between two people is comfortable.     

C.S. Lewis

Sweet is the memory of distant friends! Like the mellow rays of the departing sun, it falls tenderly, yet sadly, on the heart.     

Washington Irving

There’s not a word yet for old friends who’ve just met.     

Jim Henson

A single rose can be my garden… a single friend, my world.     

Leo Buscaglia

Don’t make friends who are comfortable to be with. Make friends who will force you to lever yourself up.     

Thomas J. Watson

You can make more friends in two months by becoming interested in other people than you can in two years by trying to get other people interested in you.     

Dale Carnegie

What you do not want done to yourself, do not do to others.     


Ultimately the bond of all companionship, whether in marriage or in friendship, is conversation.     

Oscar Wilde

How many slams in an old screen door? Depends how loud you shut it. How many slices in a bread? Depends how thin you cut it. How much good inside a day? Depends how good you live ’em. How much love inside a friend? Depends how much you give ’em.     

Shel Silverstein

How the Magic of Friendship grows. Oh, and how I used to wonder/What friendship could be!     

Lauren Faust

The differences between me and my friends are the very things that make our friendship strong.     

Lauren Faust

Friendship is friendship, a wonderful thing, and I'm all for it. You know me on this point!     

David Mamet

I think it means that Scoob and Shaggy's friendship will live on. Whether they're together or not.     

Matt Lieberman

The most beautiful quality of a true friendship is to understand and be understood with absolute clarity.     

Bryan Fuller

Without trust, there's no friendship, no closeness. None of the emotional bonds that make us who we are.     

Gene Roddenberry

Friendship is sometimes less an emotional response, and more a sense of familiarity.     

Gene Roddenberry

People you have to lie to so they like you aren't worth your friendship.     

Melissa Goddard

I guess you give up things when you take on a friendship.     

Melissa Goddard

A high school friend should be someone... who would do anything for you, someone who catches you when you fall, someone who always supports you. It might not be the person you want it to be, but it will definitely be someone who appreciates.     

Linan Peng

If she can't be my best friend, I can't be in love with her. Without friendship, there is no love. Simple. Love is friendship.     

Karan Johar

A man of values never places his business above friendship.     

Jim Byrnes

Friendship can sometimes involve a breach of individual separateness.     

Bryan Fuller

I'm glad you're here. I wish to part with you in friendship.     

Fran Walsh

Friendship is constant in all other things, save in the office and affairs of love.     

Kenneth Branagh

As Shakespeare says in The Tempest, Act 2, Scene 7: Most friendship is feigning, most loving - mere folly.     

Betty Comden

The elements that go to make up a friendship - a really close friendship - are mysterious. The scales must be properly, one might say, delicately balanced.     

Jerry Adelman

I think we have the kind of friendship where if I were the devil, you'd be the only one I would tell.     

James L. Brooks

Not many friendships last over two lifetimes. I wish we could have made it three.     

Gene Roddenberry

There is no power on Earth greater than the power of love. True love like, true friendship, is one of life's sweetest miracles.     

David J. Corbett

Keep smiling, keep shining / Knowing you can always count on me, for sure / That's what friends are for.     

Clarence Mcdonald

For good times and bad times / I'll be on your side forever more / That's what friends are for.     

Clarence Mcdonald

We are the champions, my friends. / And we'll keep on fighting 'til the end.     

Freddie Mercury

Old friends / Are the best friends      

Eric Baker

To the Father, Son and Holy Spirit / I hold You nearest / My best friend     

Michael Atha

Good friends support and understand each other; have fun together.     

Ann Williams

Friends respect, share, listen, confide and trust.     

Ann Williams

Before borrowing from a friend, decide which you need most.     

American Proverb

There is nothing on this earth more to be prized than true friendship.     

St.Thomas Aquinas

A friend to all is a friend to none.     


When I look into the distant future, I see us rolling into the sunset together. In our wheelchairs.     

Christina Garcia

We have been friends together. In sunshine and in shade.     

Caroline Sheridan Norton

Familiarity breeds content     

Anna Quindlen

Make new friends, but keep the old.     

Catherine Dee

New-made friendships, like new wine / Age will mellow and refine.     

Catherine Dee

We need old friends to help us grow old and new friends to help us stay young.     

Letty Cottin Pogrebin

How rare and wonderful is that flash pf a moment when we realize we have discovered a friend.     

William Rotsler

I am quite sure that no friendship yields its true pleasure and nobility of nature without frequent communication, sympathy and service.     

George Edward Woodberry

True friendship is like sound health; the value of it is seldom known until it be lost.     

Charles Caleb Colton

To what gods is sacrificed that rarest and sweetest thing upon earth, friendship? To vanity and to interest.     

Guillame-Chretien de Lamoignon de Malesherbes