Good friends make you laugh, make you smile, and just make life more fun! They listen when you’re heart hurts and cheer you on when you’re ready to quit.
Good friends are a priceless gift from God.
25 Quotes to Celebrate the Gift Friendship:
“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
There are “friends” who destroy each other, but a real friend sticks closer than a brother. Proverbs 18:24
“I cannot even imagine where I would be today were it not for that handful of friends who have given me a heart full of joy. Let’s face it, friends make life a lot more fun.” ~Charles R. Swindoll
That way there should be no division in the body; instead, all the parts mutually depend on and care for one another. 1 Corinthians 12:25
“Friendship is always a sweet responsibility, never an opportunity.” ~Kahlil Gibran
Just as damaging as a madman shooting a deadly weapon is someone who lies to a friend and then says, “I was only joking.” Proverbs 26:18–19
“Friendship is unnecessary, like philosophy, like art… It has no survival value; rather it is one of those things that give value to survival.” ~ C.S.Lewis
Love each other with genuine affection, and take delight in honoring each other. Romans 12:10
“My best friend is the man who in wishing me well wishes it for my sake.” Aristotle
An honest answer is like a kiss of friendship. Proverbs 24:26
At times our own light goes out and is rekindled by a spark from another person. Each of us has cause to think with deep gratitude of those who have lighted the flame within us.” ~Albert Schweitzer
Dear friends, let us continue to love one another, for love comes from God. Anyone who loves is a child of God and knows God. 1 John 4:7
“Am I not destroying my enemies when I make friends of them?” ~ Abraham Lincoln
Two people are better off than one, for they can help each other succeed. Ecclesiastes 4:9
“When you choose your friends, don’t be short-changed by choosing personality over character.” ~ W. Somerset Maugham
An offended friend is harder to win back than a fortified city. Arguments separate friends like a gate locked with bars. Proverbs 18:19
“A true friend is the greatest of all blessings.” ~ Francois de La Rochefoucauld
Always be humble and gentle. Be patient with each other, making allowance for each other’s faults because of your love. Ephesians 4:2
“A blessed thing it is for any man or woman to have a friend, one human soul whom we can trust utterly, who knows the best and worst of us, and who loves us in spite of all our faults.” ~Charles Kingsley
The heartfelt counsel of a friend is as sweet as perfume and incense. Proverbs 27:9
I cannot even imagine where I would be today were it not for that handful of friends who have given me a heart full of joy. Let’s face it, friends make life a lot more fun.” ~ Chuck Swindoll
So now I am giving you a new commandment: Love each other. Just as I have loved you, you should love each other. John 13:34
“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
So now we can rejoice in our wonderful new relationship with God because our Lord Jesus Christ has made us friends of God. Romans 5:11
“He’s my friend that speaks well of me behind my back.” ~Thomas Fuller
May you be blessed with priceless friends here in this place and wherever the Lord leads you.
Which quote did you like best?