It’s officially National Best Friends Day, making it the perfect time to tell the people you keep closest to you just how much you care about them. Thankfully, if you’re having trouble expressing how much you love your friends with words, there are plenty of quotes you can share with them instead.

Whether you prefer something sentimental or something that will give your friends a few more laughs, here are some great quotes (compliments of Reader’s DigestCuratedQuotes and BrainyQuotes) to share with them for National Best Friend’s Day.


“Laughter is not at all a bad beginning for a friendship, and it is far the best ending for one.”- Oscar Wilde

“Be who you are and say what you feel, because those who mind don’t matter and those who matter don’t mind.”- Dr. Seuss

“A good friend is like a four-leaf clover; hard to find and lucky to have.”- Irish Proverb

“True friends are like diamonds—bright, beautiful, valuable and always in style.”-Nicole Richie

“What is a friend? A single soul dwelling in two bodies.”- Aristotle

“My best friend is the one who brings out the best in me.”- Henry Ford

Best Friends Day Celebrate National Best Friends Day with quotes about friendship and love.  Photo: Pixabay

Love and Friendship

“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

“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

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

“There is nothing I wouldn’t do for those who are really my friends. I have no notion of loving people by halves; It is not my nature.”- Jane Austen


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

“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