Best 242 of Best friend quotes - MyQuotes
We do well to be our paramount ‘significant one’. Being our best friend entails respecting ourselves, recognizing our way of living and accepting what we are and how we are. It can give us the power to understand and appreciate the others. ("Being my best friend").
Putting into words what exactly was off is not easy. I myself don’t even understand it. It was like a replica of my best friend was sitting in front of me, saying well-rehearsed lines at the wrong cues whilst I struggled to remember my dialogues. It was as if you had talked to me in some other language, a vernacular I used to be fluent in; but now, although the words sounded familiar, I really had no idea what you meant.
Seeing a friend cry is not as painful as hearing an enemy laugh.
Make as many friends as you can, but don't build your life on them alone. It's an unstable foundation.
A true friend sees the good in everything, and brings out the best in the worst of things.
There is as much difference between the counsel that a friend giveth, and that a man giveth himself, as there is between the counsel of a friend and of a flatterer. For there is no such flatterer as is a man's self.
My siblings are my best friends.
Most people enjoy the inferiority of their best friends.
A man's wisdom is his best friend; folly, his worst enemy.
He was my best friend and I needed him.
Good friends are those who care without hesitation, who remember without limitation and who love even without communication
Love rules the court, the camp, the grove, And men below, and saints above: For love is heaven, and heaven is love.
Chance makes our parents, but choice makes our friends.
Tahar Ben Jelloun
Real friendship, like real poetry, is extremely rare - and precious as a pearl.
Marcus Tullius Cicero
For how many things, which for our own sake we should never do, do we perform for the sake of our friends.
We went with the St. Lawrence Experience, which is run by Joe Babbitt, who is a close friend now. We went out there for 10 days and we had the best week of our lives, and we've been going back since. We've been back three times now.
If you haven't learned the meaning of friendship, you really haven't learned anything.
She didn't know how any woman anywhere conducted an affair without having the ear of a best friend.
Henry David Thoreau
The most I can do for my friend is simply be his friend.
Dinah Maria Murlock Craik
Keep what is worth keeping and with the breath of kindness blow the rest away.
Friendship matters first.
The difference between your friend and your best friend is that your friend asks, ‘Are you are ok?’ and your best friend asks, ‘Do you want to talk about it?
If you have an ounce of common sense and one good friend you don't need an analyst.
Anna, you miss him.” “All the time. I still can’t believe he’s gone.” The words come out in a whoosh, tasting funny in my mouth. No matter how many times I say them, they still feel like a garbled, impossible language. My chest hurts, and I have to hold my breath to keep from inhaling a deep sob. “He was more than your best friend.” I nod absently, forgetting myself for a moment, forgetting that I’m talking to Jayne and not my journal. “I – I mean, he was like a brother to me. You know, like Frankie. Well, she’s the sister. I mean–” Jayne reaches for my hands across the table, shaking her head softly. “Sweetheart, when you say Matt’s name, you have the same look in your eyes that he’d get whenever he’d say yours.
Well, Bud," he said, looking at me, "I'll be damned if you don't go to a lot of trouble to have your fun. Kidnapping, then fighting. What do you do on your holidays? Burn houses?
Lucy Maud Montgomery
A bosom friend - an intimate friend, you know - a really kindred spirit to whom I can confide my inmost soul.
Charles Caleb Colton
True friendship is like sound health; the value of it is seldom known until it is lost.
It’s braver to stay. It takes courage to stay. I am sure I speak for all the single people here when I say that I don’t want to ever lack that courage. I don’t want to lose my best friend and my true love, just because I wanted to stay in control and not take a risk. Even if they walked away, even if they ran to the other side of the world, even if I thought that I didn't have a chance in hell, I still want to know that I did everything I could to make it happen.
A good friend will come and bail you out of jail, but a best friend will be sitting next to you saying, 'Damn, that was fun'!
Are we not like two volumes of one book?
Friendship could be right under your nose but if you are caught up in yourself you will never find it.
Dinah Maria Murlock Craik
Oh, the comfort - the inexpressible comfort of feeling safe with a person - having neither to weigh thoughts nor to measure words, but pouring them all right out, just as they are, chaff and grain together.
Seneca The Younger
The comfort of having a friend may be taken away, but not that of having had one.
I'm a success today because I had a friend who believed in me and I didn't have the heart to let him down.
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.
Marcus Tullius Cicero
Man's best support is a very dear friend.
Martin is your best friend, isn't he?' a sweet and well-intentioned girl once said when both of us were present: it was the only time I ever felt awkward about this precious idea, which seemed somehow to risk diminishment if it were uttered aloud.
Being honest may not get you a lot of friends but it’ll always get you the right ones
Treat your friends as you do your pictures, and place them in their best light.
It was there that, through a mutual friend, I met John Waters - proving what I've always said: you meet the best people on field trips.
A friend is someone who knows the song in your heart, and can sing it back to you when you have forgotten the words.
I have lost someone I loved as a brother, as a closest friend, and a remarkable human being. We have also lost one of the best damn actors we'll ever see.
Parabatai" said Jace. "It means a pair of warriors who fight together - who are closer than brothers. Alec is more than justmy best friend.
I may be alone, but I am never lonely. I am always with my best friend, and that is me.
She's Maggie. Looking on the bright side is her super power.
They turned their friendships into a reason to give up trying, their relationships into an excuse for complacency [. .] If you really want what's best for your girlfriend or boyfriend, you shouldn't hold them back or follow their every whim. That's just taking the easy route so they can continue to indulge in their idle and mundane lives.
I'd just like to see a role for women where someone who isn't traditionally attractive is not portraying the best friend. You know, the character that only speaks in questions. "Gee, are you gonna go out with him? Do you think I look fat?
If you're picking your best friend based on what kind of clothes she wears or how popular she is, chances are you aren't going to stay in touch after graduation.
Friendship is one mind in two bodies.
True friends never apart maybe in distance but never in heart