Celebrate Your Bestie With 25 Friendship Quotes From Our Favourite Novels

September 02, 2021

Celebrate Your Bestie With 25 Friendship Quotes From Our Favourite Novels

“If you live to be a hundred, I want to live to be a hundred minus one day so I never have to live without you.” 
A.A Milne, Winnie The Pooh

“Life is an awful, ugly place to not have a best friend.”
Sarah Dessen, Someone Like You

“Why did you do all this for me?' he asked. 'I don't deserve it. I've never done anything for you.' 'You have been my friend,' replied Charlotte. 'That in itself is a tremendous thing.”
E.B. White, Charlotte's Web

“Only a true best friend can protect you from your immortal enemies.”
Richelle Mead, Vampire Academy

“Words are easy, like the wind; Faithful friends are hard to find.”
William Shakespeare, The Passionate Pilgrim

“A snowball in the face is surely the perfect beginning to a lasting friendship.”  Markus Zusak, The Book Thief

“I wonder what Piglet is doing," thought Pooh.
"I wish I were there to be doing it, too.”
A.A. Milne, Winnie The Pooh

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“Friendship is everything. Friendship is more than talent. It is more than the government. It is almost the equal of family.”
Mario Puzo, The Godfather

“She recognized that that is how friendships begin: one person reveals a moment of strangeness, and the other person decides just to listen and not exploit it.”
Meg Wolitzer, The Interestings

“It’s not enough to be friendly. You have to be a friend.”
R.J. Palacio, Wonder

“She thought of how precious it was to be able to know another person over many years. There was incomparable richness in it.”
Alice Walker, The Way Forward Is with a Broken Heart

“We are more alike, my friends, than we are unalike.”
Maya Angelou, I Shall Not Be Moved

“I knew when I met you an adventure was going to happen.”
A.A. Milne, Winnie-the-Pooh

“The companions of our childhood always possess a certain power over our minds which hardly any later friend can obtain.”
Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley, Frankenstein

“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.”
Jane Austen, Northanger Abbey

“No friendship is an accident.”
O. Henry, Heart of the West

“A friend may be waiting behind a stranger’s face.”
Maya Angelou, Letter to My Daughter

“Wasn’t friendship its own miracle, the finding of another person who made the entire lonely world seem somehow less lonely?”
Hanya Yanagihara, A Little Life

“We didn’t talk about anything heavy or light. We were just there together. And that was enough.”
Stephen Chbosky, The Perks of Being a Wallflower

"I have your back. I didn't mean only when it's easy. All the time."
Veronica Roth, Divergent

“Growing apart doesn’t change the fact that for a long time, we grew side by side; our roots will always be tangled. I’m glad for that.”
Ally Condie, Matched

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“Maybe what matters is not so much the path as who walks beside you.”
Stacey Lee, Under A Painted Sky

“True friends are those who came into your life, saw the most negative part of you, but are not ready to leave you, no matter how contagious you are to them.” Michael Bassey Johnson, The Infinity Sign

“Remember that you and I made this journey together to a place where there was nowhere left to go.”
Jhumpa Lahiri, The Namesake

“And when your friend is even farther away, you will see that this person continues to open up the world for you.”
Helen Oyeyemi, Mr Fox,

“You had to know a person well to make them laugh like that.”
Cassandra Clare, Clockwork Prince

“Friendship is always a sweet responsibility, never an opportunity.”
Khalil Gibran, The Collected Works

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