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25 beautiful quotes on friendship that will make you call your bestie immediately
J.K. Rowling and Jane Austen both have beautiful things to say on friendship. - photo by McKenna Park
You wont be able to resist calling your best friend right after reading these 25 beautiful quotes on friendship:

1. "Friendship is born at that moment when one person says to another: What! You too? I thought I was the only one.'" C.S. Lewis

2. "Be slow to fall into friendship; but when thou art in, continue firm and constant." Socrates

3. "Some people go to priests, others to poetry, I to my friends." Virginia Woolf

4. "No person is your friend who demands your silence, or denies your right to grow." Alice Walker

5. "The greatest gift of life is friendship, and I have received it." Hubert H. Humphrey

6. "One of the most beautiful qualities of friendship is to understand and to be understood." Lucius Annaeus Seneca

7. "Walking with your friend in the dark is better than walking alone in the light." Helen Keller

8. "Love is the only force capable of transforming an enemy into a friend." Martin Luther King Jr.

9. "The glory of friendship is not the outstretched hand, not the kindly smile, nor the joy of companionship; it is the spiritual inspiration that comes to one when you discover that someone else believes in you and is willing to trust you with a friendship." Ralph Waldo Emerson

10. "We cannot tell the precise moment when friendship is formed. As in filling a vessel drop by drop, there is at last a drop which makes it run over; so in a series of kindnesses there is at last one which makes the heart run over." Ray Bradbury

11. "Never leave a friend behind. Friends are all we have to get us through this life and they are the only things from this world that we could hope to see in the next." Dean Koontz

12. "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

13. "A friend is someone who knows all about you and still loves you." Elbert Hubbard

14. "Good friends, good books and a sleepy conscience: this is the ideal life." Mark Twain

15. "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." Joan Powers

16. "There is nothing I would not do for those who are really my friends. I have no notion of loving people by halves, it is not my nature." Jane Austen

17. "There is nothing better than a friend, unless it is a friend with chocolate." Linda Grayson

18. "Friendship is unnecessary, like philosophy, like art.... It has no survival value; rather it is one of those things which give value to survival." C.S. Lewis

19. "What is a friend? A single soul dwelling in two bodies." Aristotle

20. "The friend who holds your hand and says the wrong thing is made of dearer stuff than the one who stays away." Barbara Kingsolver

21. "Love is blind; friendship closes its eyes." Friedrich Nietzsche

22. "Friendship is the hardest thing in the world to explain. Its not something you learn in school. But if you havent learned the meaning of friendship, you really havent learned anything." Muhammad Ali

23. '"He must have known I'd want to leave you.'

"'No, he must have known you would always want to come back.' J.K. Rowling, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows

24. "It is more fun to talk with someone who doesn't use long, difficult words but rather short, easy words like 'What about lunch?'" A.A. Milne, Winnie-the-Pooh

25. "Each friend represents a world in us, a world possibly not born until they arrive, and it is only by this meeting that a new world is born." Anas Nin