True Friends Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old true friends quotes, true friends sayings, and true friends proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.

When a friend is in trouble, don't annoy him by asking if there is anything you can do. Think up something appropriate and do it.     

Edgar Watson Howe

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

Benjamin Disraeli

One friend in a lifetime is much; two are many; three are hardly possible.     

Henry Adams

The essence of true friends is to make allowances for another's little lapses.     

David Storey

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

Letty Cottin Pogrebin

A friend is one who knows us, but loves us anyway.     

Jerome Cummings

Don't be dismayed at good-byes. A farewell is necessary before you can meet again. And meeting again, after moments or lifetimes, is certain for those who are friends.     

Richard Bach

Never shall I forget the days I spent with you. Continue to be my friend, as you will always find me yours.     

Ludwig van Beethoven

I cannot even imagine where I would be today were it not for that handful of friends who have given me a heart full of joy. Let's face it, friends make life a lot more fun.     

Charles R. Swindoll

If you live to be a hundred, I want to live to be a hundred minus one day so I never have to live without you.     

A. A. Milne

Good friends help you to find important things when you have lost them your smile, your hope, and your courage.     

Doe Zantamata

Are we not like two volumes of one book?     

Marceline Desbordes-Valmore

We have been friends together In sunshine and in shade.     

Caroline Sheridan Norton

We all take different paths in life, but no matter where we go, we take a little of each other everywhere.     

Tim McGraw

Surround yourself only with people who are going to lift you higher.     

Oprah Winfrey

Friends are born, not made.     

Henry Adams

Man's best friend is one who wishes well to the object of his wish for his sake, even if no one is to know of it.     


A sure friend is known in unsure circumstances.     

Quintus Ennius

Have friends, not for the sake of receiving, but of giving.     

Joseph Roux

Our triumphs seem hollow unless we have friends to share them, and our failures are made bearable by their understanding.     

James Rachels