True Friendship Quotes to Share With Your Most Treasured People

Finding the Oprah Winfrey to your Gayle King is no easy feat, especially as an adult. But when you do secure that relationship, it’s important to let them know how much you care-even when you’re caught up in life’s minutia. Share these true friendship quotes with your people to remind them that you’ll always be there.

Jennifer Lopez

“The truth is, no matter how lonely you might feel, you’re never going through anything alone….you can choose your family,” the Hustlers star wrote in her 2014 memoir, True Love.

Oprah Winfrey

In the December 2009 issue of O, The Oprah Magazine, Winfrey wrote, “The best gift anyone can give, I believe, is the gift of sharing themselves.”

Michelle Obama

“Friendships between women, as any woman will tell you, are built of a thousand small kindnesses… swapped back and forth and over again,” the former First Lady wrote in Becoming.

Winnie the Pooh

In Winnie the Pooh, A.A. Milne wrote “A day without a friend is like a pot without a single drop of honey left inside.”

Jane Austen

In Northanger Abbey, the British novelist wrote “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.”

Mindy Kaling

“One friend with whom you have a lot in common is better than three with whom you struggle to find things to talk about,” the actress wrote in Is Everyone Hanging Out Without Me?

C.S. Lewis

In his book The Four Loves, C.S. Lewis wrote, “Friendship is born at the moment when one man says to another ‘What! You too?'”



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