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fake friends quotes


If you are looking for fake friends quotes (to help you appreciate the value of a true friend quote) then you have come to the right place!


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Here you will find the very best fake friend quotes (including a few true friend quotes to help you treasure the special friends you DO have).



1 – Since there is nothing so well worth having as friends, never lose a chance to make them. – Francesco Guicciardini


2 – It’s not about who is real to your face; it’s about who stays real behind your back.


3 – “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.” – Muhammad Ali


4 – Fools take a knife and stab people in the back. The wise take a knife, cut the cord and free themselves from the fools.


5 – “The friend who can be silent with us in a moment of despair or confusion, who can stay with us in an hour of grief and bereavement, who can tolerate not knowing… not healing, not curing… that is a friend who cares.” – Henri Nouwen


6 – Don’t worry about the people from your past. There is a reason why they didn’t make it to your future.


7 – It’s better to have a few TRUE friends than HUNDREDS of friends who are only there when THEY need YOU – Nordin Jay


8 – “Of all the things which wisdom provides to make us entirely happy, much the greatest is the possession of friendship.” – Epicurus


9 – Don’t waste your words on people who deserve your silence. Sometimes the most powerful thing you can say is nothing at all.


10 – “When the world is so complicated, the simple gift of friendship is within all of our hands.” – Maria Shriver


11 – Of all possessions a friend is the most precious. – Herodotus


12 – They are not your friends, until they have defended you in your absence.


13 – People show their true colours unintentionally. Pay attention.


14 – Friendship is the source of the greatest pleasures, and without friends even the most agreeable pursuits become tedious. – Thomas Aquinas


15 – Sometimes it’s a good thing to have fake people in this world. It helps you find out who you real friends are.


16 – Friendship is always a sweet responsibility, never an opportunity. Kahlil Gibran


17 – Friendship is not about people who act true to your face. It’s about people who remain true behind your back.


18 – A real friend is one who walks in when the rest of the world walks out.” – Walter Winchell


19 – There are no strangers here; Only friends you haven’t yet met. William Butler Yeats


20 – As we grow up it becomes less important to have a ton of friends and more important to have real ones.


21 – One of the most beautiful qualities of true friendship is to understand and to be understood. – Lucius Annaeus Seneca


22 – True friendship isn’t being inseparable. It’s being separated and nothing changes.


23 – A friend is one that knows you as you are, understands where you have been, accepts what you have become, and still gently allows you to grow. – William Shakespeare


24 – Things are never quite as scary when you’ve got a best friend. – Bill Watterson


25 – Friendship is essentially a partnership. – Aristotle


26 – A true friend is someone who is there for you when he’d rather be anywhere else. Len Wein


27 – A true friend accepts who you are, but also helps you become who you should be.


28 – My definition of a friend is somebody who adores you even though they know the things you’re most ashamed of. Jodie Foster


29 – A true friend is one who overlooks your failures and tolerates your success! – Doug Larson


30 – True friends are never apart. Maybe in distance, but never in the heart.



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31 – The greatest medicine is a true friend.


32 – A true friend is one who thinks you are a good egg, even if you are half-cracked.


33 – A true friend never gets in your way unless you happen to be going down.


34 – Friendship multiplies the good of life and divides the evil. – Baltasar Gracian


35 – True friends stab you in the front. Oscar Wilde


36 – A true friend is one soul in two bodies – Aristotle


37 – A true friend is someone you can disagree with and still remain friends.


38 – Friends make the good things better and the bad things not so bad


39 – Having a few true friends is better than having a thousand fake ones.


40 – Hard times will always reveal true friends.


41 – A man’s friendships are one of the best measures of his worth. – Charles Darwin


42 – True friends are always together in spirit. Anne Shirley


43 – Many people will walk in and out of your life but only true friends will leave footprints in your heart. – Eleanor Roosevelt


44 –Sitting silently beside a friend who is hurting may be the best gift we can give.


45 – A good friend knows all your best stories. A best friend has lived them with you.


46 – One loyal friend is worth ten thousand relatives. – Euripides


47 – A true friend is the greatest of all blessings.


48 – True friends are like diamonds, precious and rare. False friends are like leaves, found everywhere.


49 – The best way to keep your friends is not to give them away – Wilson Mizner


50 – It is one of the blessings of old friends that you can afford to be stupid with them – Ralph Waldo Emerson


51 – If you have one true friend you have more than your share – Thomas Fuller


52 – A friend is someone who understands your past, believes in your future, and accepts you just the way you are.


53 – True friends are people who make your problems their problems, just so you don’t have to go through them alone.


54 – True friends face in the same direction, toward common projects, interests, goals. – C.S. Lewis


55 – A true friend is the best possession.


56 – A true friend warms you with her presence, trusts you with her secrets and remembers you in her prayers.


57 – Hold a true friend with both hands. Proverb


58 – I would rather walk with a friend in the dark, than alone in the light. Helen Keller


59 – Friendship means understanding, not agreement. It means forgiveness, not forgetting. It means the memories last, even if the contact is lost.


60 – Friendship is the comfort of knowing that even when you feel alone, you aren’t.


61 – Good friends are like stars, you don’t always see them but you know they are there.


62 – All love that has not friendship for its base, is like a mansion built upon the sand. – Ella Wheeler Wilcox


63 – Friends show their love in times of troubles, not in happiness. – Euripides


64 – Friendship is a strong and habitual inclination in two persons to promote the good and happiness of one another.” – Eustace Budgell


65 – Your friend is the man who knows all about you and still likes you. Elbert Hubbard


66 – There is nothing on this earth more to be prized than true friendship. – Thomas Aquinas


67 – A sweet friendship refreshes the soul.  – Proverbs


68 – Sometimes you have to give up on people not because you don’t care but because they don’t.


69 – One measure of friendship consists not in the number of things friends can discuss, but in the number of things they no longer mention. Clifton Fadiman


70 – A friend is someone with whom you dare to be yourself. Frank Crane


71 – Friends are the siblings God never gave us. Mencius


72 –Friends are the most important ingredient in the recipe called Life.


73 – Friendship is the golden thread that ties the heart of the entire world. – Unknown.


74 – “We’ll be friends forever, won’t we, Pooh?” asked Piglet. “Even longer,” Pooh answered.


75 – Broken friendships are like glass. It’s better to leave them broken than to hurt yourself putting them back together.


76 – Friendship is the only cement that will ever hold the world together.


77 – The only way to have a friend is to be one. Ralph Waldo Emerson


78 – Love is blind; friendship closes its eyes. Friedrich Nietzsche


79 –Friends are the sunshine of life. John Hay


80 – No road is long with good company. Turkish Proverb


81 – Life is not about the quantity of friends you have. It is about the quality of friends you have.


82 – A friend is someone who makes it easy to believe in yourself.


83 – It’s hard to move on from a broken heart but it’s harder to move on from a broken friendship.


84 – There’s something about childhood friends that you just can’t replace. Lisa Whelchel


85 –A true friend sees the first tear, catches the second and stops the third.


86 – Best friends are the people you can do anything and nothing with and still have the best time.


87 – Find a group of people who challenge and inspire you; spend a lot of time with them, and it will change your life. – Amy Poehler


88 – A best friend is like a four leaf clover, hard to find, lucky to have.


89 – A good friend is like a bra: hard to find one you’re comfortable with, always provides supports, holds you tight and is always close to your heart.


90 – Friends are like walls, sometimes you lean on them and sometimes it’s good just knowing they’re there.


91 – 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


92 – The most I can do for my friend is simply be his friend. – Henry David Thoreau


93 – “Sometimes being with your best friend is all the therapy you need.”


94 – Real friendship is when your friend comes over to your house and then you both just take a nap.


95 – A friend is one who overlooks your broken fence and admires the flowers in your garden.


96 – Friendship improves happiness and abates misery, by the doubling of our joy and the dividing of our grief. – Marcus Tullius Cicero


97 – True friendship comes when the silence between two people is comfortable. – David Tyson


98 – F.R.I.E.N.D.S. Fight for you. Respect you. Include you. Encourage you. Need you. Deserve you. Stand by you.


99 – A best friend is someone who makes you laugh even when you think you’ll never smile again.


100 – My best friend is the one who brings out the best in me. – Henry Ford


101 – A true friend is someone who sees the pain in your eyes while everyone else believes the smile on your face.


102 – A true friend cares about what’s going on in your life. A fake friend will make their problems sound bigger.


103 – If they disrespect you to your face, imagine what they’re doing behind your back.


104 – Friends make the world beautiful.


105 – The best antiques are old friends.


106 – Lots of people want to ride with you in the limo, but what you want is someone who will take the bus with you when the limo breaks down. Oprah Winfrey


107 – If people are trying to bring you down, it only means that you are above them.


108 – True friendship is when two friends can walk in opposite directions, yet remain side by side.


109 – The most memorable people in life will be the friend who loved you when you weren’t very lovable.


110 – If you lose a friend because you’re honest, it wasn’t a good friend.


111 – Every coin has two sides, just like most people have two faces.


112 – Listen carefully to how a person speaks about other people to you. This is how they will speak about you to other people.


113 – Fake people are like clouds. When they disappear, the day is much brighter.


114 – A fake friend likes to see you do well, but not better than them.


115 – Be slow in choosing a friend, slower in changing. – Benjamin Franklin


116 – A friend is someone who can see the truth and pain in you even when you are fooling everyone else.


117 – Best friends are people who make your problems their problems, just so you don’t have to go through them alone.


118 – Fake friends are like shadows. They follow you in the sun but leave you in the darkness.


119 – Only those who care about you can hear you when you’re quiet.


120 – Friends are proved by adversity. Cicero


121 – Some of the most poisonous people come disguised as friends and family.


122 – Friendship is delicate as a glass, once broken it can be fixed but there will always be cracks. – Waqar Ahmed


123 – True friends don’t judge. They adjust.


124 – People will stab you in the back and then ask why you’re bleeding.


125 – Real people are never fake and fake people are never real – Shawny


126 – The best mirror is an old friend. George Herbert


127 – Every friendship goes through ups and downs. Dysfunctional patterns set in; external situations cause internal friction; you grow apart and then bounce back together. – Mariella Frostrup


128 – The best thing to hold onto in life is each other. Audrey Hepburn



129 – Friendship is a wildly underrated medication. – Anna Deavere Smith


130 – No one is useless in this world who lightens the burdens of another. Charles Dickens


131 – Some people go to priests; others to poetry; I to my friends. – Virginia Woolf


132 – Friendship is the inexpressible comfort of feeling safe with a person, having neither to weigh thoughts nor measure words. George Eliot


133- The language of friendship is not words but meanings. – Henry David Thoreau


134 – Friendship is a sheltering tree. Samuel Taylor Coleridge


135 – Your friend is your needs answered. Kahlil Gibran


136 – I don’t like that man. I must get to know him better. Abraham Lincoln


137 – Friendship is the purest love. It is the highest form of love where nothing is asked for, no condition, where one simply enjoys giving.  – Osho


138- There is nothing better than the encouragement of a good friend. Katherine Butler Hathaway


139 – Whoever walks with the wise becomes wise, but the companion of fools will suffer harm. Proverbs


140 – Do not save your loving speeches for your friends till they are dead. Do not write them on their tombstones, speak them rather now instead. Anna Cummins


141 – Friendship consists in forgetting what one gives and remembering what one receives. Alexander Dumas


142 – The best time to make friends is before you need them. -Ethel Barrymore


143 – I think if I’ve learned anything about friendship, it’s to hang in, stay connected, fight for them, and let them fight for you. Don’t walk away, don’t be distracted, don’t be too busy or tired, don’t take them for granted. Friends are part of the glue that holds life and faith together. Powerful stuff. John Katz


144 – Some people arrive and make such a beautiful impact on your life, you can barely remember what life was like without them. -Anna Taylor


145 – 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


146 – Fate chooses your relations, you choose your friends. -Jacques Delille


147 – An insincere and evil friend is more to be feared than a wild beast; a wild beast may wound your body, but an evil friend will wound your mind. -Buddha


148 – A loyal friend laughs at your jokes when they’re not so good, and sympathizes with your problems when they’re not so bad. -Arnold H. Glasgow


149 – There’s not a word yet for old friends who’ve just met. Jim Henson


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



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