54 True Friendship Quotes to Share with Your Favorite People (2024)

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Finding the Oprah Winfrey to your Gayle King is no easy feat, especially as an adult. But when you do secure that relationship, it's important to let them know how much you care—even when you're caught up in life's minutiae. Be sure to take the time to remind them of your love, whether it's through quality time, special gifts, or helping them through their tough times.

If your go-to way of showing your BFF that you love them is by getting them a lovely gift that celebrates their achievements, try attaching one of these sweet sentiments in a card. Sometimes, the best way to tell your friend how you feel is by looking to words of wisdom shared by others–and that's where these excellent quotes come in handy. From Maya Angelou and Michelle Obama to iconic sayings from beloved fictional characters (like Winnie the Pooh), we sourced the very best friendship quotes to share with the ones that matter the most in your world. You don't need a holiday or special occasion to say it. Whether you write them in a thoughtful card or simply send them via text, there is no wrong way to tell your friend how much they care.

Share one of these true friendship quotes with your OG to spontaneously remind them how much they mean to you. Discover: 54 of the sweetest, most inspirational quotes about friendship from noteworthy individuals and people we we love below.

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Maya Angelou

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"Be a rainbow in someone else's cloud," Angelou said on Oprah's Master Class.

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Gina Barreca

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"How about 'diamonds are a girl's best friends?' Nope. It should be switched around and pointed out, instead, that your best friends are diamonds," the author and academic wrote in her book It's Not That I'm Bitter . . .: Or How I Learned to Stop Worrying About Visible Panty Lines and Conquered the World.

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Meghan Markle

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"If we treated ourselves as well as we treated our best friend, can you imagine?" the duch*ess of Sussex said during an interview on Citytv.

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Muhammad Ali

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"Friendship is the hardest thing in the world to explain. It's not something you learn in school. But if you haven't learned the meaning of friendship, you really haven't learned anything," the former boxer said, according to the Muhammad Ali Center.

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Jennifer Lopez

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"The truth is, no matter how lonely you might feel, you're never going through anything alone....you can choose your family," the Hustlers star wrote in her 2014 memoir, True Love.

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Oprah Winfrey

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In the December 2009 issue of O, The Oprah Magazine, Winfrey wrote, "The best gift anyone can give, I believe, is the gift of sharing themselves."

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Michelle Obama

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“Friendships between women, as any woman will tell you, are built of a thousand small kindnesses... swapped back and forth and over again,” the former First Lady wrote in Becoming.

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Winnie the Pooh

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In Winnie the Pooh, A.A. Milne wrote, "A day without a friend is like a pot without a single drop of honey left inside."

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Jane Austen

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In Northanger Abbey, the British novelist wrote, "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."

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Mindy Kaling

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"One friend with whom you have a lot in common is better than three with whom you struggle to find things to talk about," the actress wrote in Is Everyone Hanging Out Without Me?

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C.S. Lewis

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In his book The Four Loves, C.S. Lewis wrote, "Friendship is born at the moment when one man says to another, 'What! You too?'"

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J.K. Rowling

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“It takes a great deal of courage to stand up to your enemies, but a great deal more to stand up to your friends,” the novelist wrote in Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone.

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Richelle Mead

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"Only a true best friend can protect you from your immortal enemies," the fantasy author wrote in Vampire Academy.

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William Shakespeare

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In his anthology of 20 poems, The Passionate Pilgrim, the English playwright said, "Words are easy, like the wind; faithful friends are hard to find."

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Maya Angelou

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"A friend may be waiting behind a stranger’s face," the poet and civil rights activist wrote in Letter to My Daughter.

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Mario Puzo

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In his book The Godfather, the crime novelist wrote, "Friendship is everything. Friendship is more than talent. It is more than the government. It is almost the equal of family."

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Walter Dean Myers

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The five-time winner of the Coretta Scott King Award for African American authors wrote, "Cutting people out of your life is easy, keeping them in is hard," in Slam!

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John Green

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"Anybody can look at you. It’s quite rare to find someone who sees the same world you see," the New York Times bestselling author wrote in Turtles All the Way Down.

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Charlotte Brontë

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"There is no happiness like that of being loved by your fellow creatures, and feeling that your presence is an addition to their comfort," the English novelist wrote in her 1847 book Jane Eyre.

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