Sayings About Best Friends

We've selected the very best sayings about best friends from a huge number of sources. Here are our favorite quotes on friendship, from some of the most inspirational people who have ever lived, including Ralph Waldo Emerson, Anais Nin, and Flavia Weedn.

A favorite saying about best friends, from an unknown source:

"A best friend is like a four leaf clover, hard to find and lucky to have."
~ Unknown
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Plautus on true friends:

"Nothing but heaven itself is better than a friend who is really a friend."
~ Plautus
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A classic short poem about best friends, from an unknown author:

"A best friend stands by you
When no one else cares
Understands you
When no one else tries
Believes in you
When no one else does."
~ Unknown
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Another great saying about best friends from an unknown source:

"When it hurts to look back, and you're scared to look ahead, you can look beside you and your best friend will be there."
~ Unknown
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Ed Cunningham Classic Friendship Saying:

"Friends are those rare people who ask how we are and then wait to hear the answer."
~ Ed Cunningham
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Great quote about best friends forever::

"Everyone has a "best friend" during each stage of life - only a precious few have the same one."
~ Unknown
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Frank Crane Saying about True Friends:

"A friend is someone with whom you dare to be yourself."
~ Frank Crane
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Short, perfect saying about friendship:

"Love is blind; friendship closes its eyes."
~ Anonymous
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"True friends leave footprints in your heart."

~ Eleanor Roosevelt

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Anais Nin quote on how friends color our worlds:

"Each friend represents a world in us, a world not born until they arrive, and it is only by this meeting that a new world is born."
~ Anais Nin
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Flavia Weedn Famous Saying about Friends:

"Some people come into our lives and leave footprints on our hearts and we are never ever the same."
~ Flavia Weedn
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A poetic thought about friendship from Donna Roberts:

"A friend knows the song in my heart and sings it to me when my memory fails."
~ Donna Roberts
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A funny saying about friends from an anonymous source:

"Friends are the bacon bits in the salad bowl of life."
~ Anonymous
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Ralph Waldo Emerson Classic Quote About Friendship:

"A friend may well be reckoned the masterpiece of nature."
~ Ralph Waldo Emerson
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An often-quoted Native American saying about friendship and shared experiences:

"Sorrow shared is halved and joy shared is doubled."
~ Native American saying
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