What do you esteem most in a companion? These companionship quotes show how extraordinary incredible companions really are.

Having incredible companions to impart your life to is a gift like no other, and having a “closest companion” is perhaps of life’s most valuable gift.

A genuine companion is a friend who will show up for you regardless. You can be 100 percent yourself around them with no judgment, and they’ll cherish and uphold you through various challenges.

So whether you need to respect your kinships or simply recall why you love your companions sincerely, we genuinely want to believe that you partake in these astounding fellowship quotes.

So share them with your closest companions and make a few new ones as well. It’s generally a great chance to be a companion to somebody who needs it.


-Friendship is a word, the very sight of which in print makes heart warm.
Augustine Birrell

-Friendship is always a sweet responsibility, never an opportunity.
Khalil Gibran

-Love is blind; friendship closes its eyes.
Friedrich Nietzsche

-Friendship is the only cement that will ever hold the world together.
Woodrow Wilson

-Friendship is like money, easier made than kept.
Samuel Butler

-The real test of friendship is can you literally do nothing with the other person? Can you enjoy those moments of life that are utterly simple?
Eugene Kennedy

-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

Friendship Quotes

-There are big ships and small ships. But the best ship of all is friendship.

-Friendship is like a glass ornament, once it is broken it can rarely be put back together exactly the same way.
Charles Kingsley

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

-Shared joy is a double joy; shared sorrow is half a sorrow.
Swedish Proverb

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

-Every friendship travels at sometime through the black valley of despair. This tests every aspect of your affection. You lose the attraction and the magic.
John O’Donohue

-Be slow to fall into friendship; but when thou art in, continue firm & constant.

-Friendship improves happiness, and abates misery, by doubling our joys, and dividing our grief.
Marcus Tullius Cicero

-Oil and perfume make the heart glad, and the sweetness of a friend comes from his earnest counsel.
Proverbs 27:9, ESV

-Men kick friendship around like a football, but it doesn’t seem to crack. Women treat it like glass and it goes to pieces.
Anne Morrow Lindbergh

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

-Constant use had not worn ragged the fabric of their friendship.
Dorothy Parker

-One measure of friendship consists not in the number of things friends can discuss, but in the number of things they need no longer mention.
Clifton Faidman

-Friendship marks a life even more deeply than love. Love risks degenerating into obsession, friendship is never anything but sharing.
Ellie Weisel

-A snowball in the face is surely the perfect beginning to a lasting friendship.
Markus Zusak

-Friendship isn’t about who you’ve known the longest, it’s about who walked in to your life, said ‘I’m here for you’ and PROVED it.

-Friendship is a pretty full-time occupation if you really are friendly with somebody. You can’t have too many friends because then you’re just not really friends.
Truman Capote

-Of all the things which wisdom provides to make us entirely happy, much the greatest is the possession of friendship.

-There are no rules for friendship. It must be left to itself. We cannot force it any more than love.
William Hazlitt

-When we honestly ask ourselves which person in our lives means the most to us, we often find that it is those who, instead of giving advice, solutions, or cures, have chosen rather to share our pain and touch our wounds with a warm and tender hand.
Henri Nouwen

Friendship Quotes

-Friendship is a plant of slow growth and must undergo and withstand the shocks of adversity before it is entitled to the appellation.
George Washington

-In everyone’s life, at some time, our inner fire goes out. It is then burst into flame by an encounter with another human being. We should all be thankful for those people who rekindle the inner spirit.
Albert Schweitzer

-Friendship marks a life even more deeply than love. Love risks degenerating into obsession, friendship is never anything but sharing.
Elie Weisel

-No matter how tired I am, I get dinner at least once a week with my girlfriends. Or have a sleepover. Otherwise my life is just all work.
Jennifer Lawrence

-Ultimately the bond of all companionship, whether in marriage or in friendship, is conversation.
Oscar Wilde

-When the world is so complicated, the simple gift of friendship is within all of our hands.
Maria Shriver

-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

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

-The rules of friendship are tacit, unconscious; they are not rational. In business, though, you have to think rationally.
Steven Pinker

-Friendship is the golden thread that ties the heart of all the world.
John Evelyn

-Friendship my definition is built on two things. Respect and trust. Both elements have to be there. And it has to be mutual. You can have respect for someone, but if you don’t have trust, the friendship will crumble.
Stieg Larsson

-I always felt that the great high privilege, relief and comfort of friendship was that one had to explain nothing.
Katherine Mansfield

-In the sweetness of friendship let there be laughter, for in the dew of little things the heart finds its morning and is refreshed.
Khalil Gibran

-Women’s friendships are like a renewable source of power.
Jane Fonda

-Friendship is born at that moment when one person says to another, ‘You too? I thought I was the only one.’
C.S. Lewis

-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

-Friendship’s the wine of life.
Edward Young, Night Thoughts

Friendship Quotes

-If you can survive 11 days in cramped quarters with a friend and come out laughing, your friendship is the real deal.
Oprah Winfrey

-Friendship isn’t a big thing. It’s a million little things.

-Friendship consists in forgetting what one gives and remembering what one receives.
Alexandre Dumas

-Friends are those rare people who ask how we are and then wait to hear the answer.
Ed Cunningham

-It’s the friends you can call up at 4am that matter.
Marlene Dietrich

-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.
Anais Nin

-In prosperity our friends know us; in adversity we know our friends.
John Churton Collins

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

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

-A friend can tell you things you don’t want to tell yourself.
Frances Ward Weller

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

-Nothing makes the earth seem so spacious as to have friends at a distance; they make the latitudes and longitudes.
Henry David Thoreau

-Sweet is the memory of distant friends! Like the mellow rays of the departing sun, it falls tenderly, yet sadly, on the heart.
Washington Irving

-Anybody can sympathise with the sufferings of a friend, but it requires a very fine nature to sympathize with a friend’s success.
Oscar Wilde

-I may not always be there with you, but I will always be there for you.

-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.
Jim Morrison

-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

-In the end, we will remember not the words of our enemies, but the silence of our friends.
Martin Luther King, Jr.

Friendship Quotes

-A friend is someone who makes it easy to believe in yourself.
Heidi Wills

-The great thing about new friends is that they bring new energy to your soul.
Shanna Rodriguez

-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

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

-I no doubt deserved my enemies, but I don’t believe I deserved my friends.
Walt Whitman

-You’ve got a friend in me.
Randy Newman, Toy Story

-Friends should be like books, few, but hand-selected.
C. J. Langenhoven

-Blessed are they who have the gift of making friends, for it is one of God’s greatest gifts. It involves many things, but above all the power of going out of one’s self and appreciating what is noble and loving in another.
Thomas Hughes

-Don’t be dismayed at good-byes. A farewell is necessary before you can meet again. And meeting again, after moments or lifetimes, is certain for those who are friends.
Richard Bach

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

-We come from homes far from perfect, so you end up almost parent and sibling to your friends – your own chosen family. There’s nothing like a really loyal, dependable, good friend. Nothing.
Jennifer Aniston

-One friend with whom you have a lot in common is better than three with whom you struggle to find things to talk about.
Mindy Kaling

-Silences make the real conversations between friends. Not the saying but the never needing to say is what counts.
Margaret Lee Runbeck, Answer Without Ceasing

-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.

-I don’t need a friend who changes when I change and who nods when I nod; my shadow does that much better.

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

-Friends are the sailors who guide your rickety boat safely across the dangerous waters of life.
Sare and Cate

-Your friends will know you better in the first minute you meet than your acquaintances will know you in a thousand years.
Richard Bach

-Only your real friends will tell you when your face is dirty.
Sicilian Proverb

-Friends are like stars, they come and go, but the ones that stay are the ones that glow.
Roxy Quicksilver

-Friends show their love in times of trouble, not in happiness.

Friendship Quotes

-There is nothing like puking with somebody to make you into old friends.
Sylvia Plath

-I never had any friends later on like the ones I had when I was 12.
Steven King, Stand by Me

-Life is partly what we make it, and partly what it is made by the friends we choose.
Tennessee Williams

-Friends are medicine for a wounded heart, and vitamins for a hopeful soul.
Steve Maraboli

-A friend is an emotional bond, just like friendship is a human experience.
Simon Sinek

-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

-Nothing but heaven itself is better than a friend who is really a friend.

-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

-If you’re alone, I’ll be your shadow. If you want to cry, I’ll be your shoulder. If you want a hug, I’ll be your pillow. If you need to be happy, I’ll be your smile. But anytime you need a friend, I’ll just be me.

-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

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

-A friend is someone who understand your past, believes in your future, and accepts you today just the way you are.

-There are three things that grow more precious with age; old wood to burn, old books to read, and old friends to enjoy.
Henry Ford

-I have friends, I have associates, and I have friends.
Shaquille O’Neal

-I felt it shelter to speak to you.
Emily Dickinson

-Winning friends begins with friendliness.
Dale Carnegie

-A good friend is a connection to life — a tie to the past, a road to the future, the key to sanity in a totally insane world.
Lois Wyse

-A friend knows the song in my heart and sings it to me when my memory fails.
Donna Roberts

-There is one friend in the life of each of us who seems not a separate person, however dear and beloved, but an expansion, an interpretation, of one’s self, the very meaning of one’s soul.
Edith Wharton

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

-You can make more friends in two months by becoming interested in other people than you can in two years by trying to get other people interested in you.
Dale Carnegie

-We have been friends together in sunshine and in shade.
Caroline Sheridan Norton

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

Friendship Quotes

-Friends confront each other sometimes, and sometimes the friendship lasts, and sometimes it doesn’t.
Brooke Elliott

-Good friends help you to find important things when you have lost them…your smile, your hope, and your courage.
Doe Zantamata

-Remember, we all stumble, every one of us. That’s why it’s a comfort to go hand in hand.
Emily Kimbrough

-Some people come into our lives and quickly go. Some stay for a while, leave footprints on our hearts, and we are never, ever the same.
Flavia Weedn

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

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

-If instead of a gem, or even a flower, we should cast the gift of a loving thought into the heart of a friend, that would be giving as the angels give.
George MacDonald

-A friend is the one who comes in when the whole world has gone out.
Grace Pulpit

-I get by with a little help from my friends.
The Beatles, With A Little Help from My Friends

-Dear George, remember no man is a failure who has friends.
Henry Travers, It’s a Wonderful Life

-Ah, how good it feels! The hand of an old friend.
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

-You can always tell a real friend: when you’ve made a fool of yourself he doesn’t feel you’ve done a permanent job.
Laurence J. Peter

-Remember that the most valuable antiques are dear old friends.
H. Jackson Brown Jr.

-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.
Anais Nin

-Do good to your friends to keep them, to your enemies to win them.
Benjamin Franklin

-The richest man is the one with the most powerful friends.
Eli Wallach, The Godfather Part III

-Let us be grateful to the people who make us happy; they are the charming gardeners who make our souls blossom.
Marcel Proust

-Sometimes being a friend means mastering the art of timing. There is a time for silence. A time to let go and allow people to hurl themselves into their own destiny. And a time to prepare to pick up the pieces when it’s all over.
Octravia Butler

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