Realize the True Meaning of Friendship With These Quotes

The great Muhammad Ali once said this when he was asked what friendship meant to him. As Mr. Ali said, friendship is something that’s hard to put words but you can feel it when it’s there. Additionally, telling someone how you feel and expressing your true emotions is one of the most difficult things we as people are faced with. We hope our list of quotes about friendship will help you accomplish both.

  1. “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
  2. “The truth is, everyone is going to hurt you. You just got to find the ones worth suffering for.”
    Bob Marley
  3. “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
  4. “Silence make the real conversations between friends. Not the saying, but the never needing to say that counts.”
    Margaret Lee Runbeck
  5. “Can miles truly separate you from friends… If you want to be with someone you love, aren’t you already there?”
    Richard Bach
  6. “Wishing to be friends is quick work, but friendship is a slow ripening fruit.”
    Aristotle
  7. “When the snows fall and the white winds blow, the lone wolf dies but the pack survives.”
    George R.R. Martin
  8. “Be slow to fall into friendship, but when you are in, continue firm and constant.”
    Socrates
  9. “Friendship is everything. Friendship is more than talent. It is more than the government. It is almost the equal of family”
    ― Don Corleone
  10. “A friend is someone who gives you total freedom to be yourself.”
    Jim Morrison

These quotes on the subject of friendship are from famous actors, singers and philosophers alike. While these individuals may all lead different lifestyles they all appreciate one thing in common, the meaning of friendship and the importance of having true friends. While it is true that a friendship with compassion and value is hard to come by, you’ll know when you have reached it. Hopefully these quotes have inspired you to realize the value of your friends and will propel you to make some new ones!

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