Friendship Day 2014: 21 Quotes, Messages, Sayings for a Happy Friendship Day (and Date)

Friendship Day in 2014 is coming up–it’s on Sunday, August 3–and people are looking for quotes and sayings to give their friends cards or even send an email, quick text, or message over Facebook.

Check out some top quotes and messages below:

“Your friend is the man who knows all about you, and still likes you.” — Elbert Hubard

“Friends are family you choose for yourself.” — Unknown

“Friends are needed both for joy and for sorrow.” — Samuel Paterson

“Friends are like walls. Sometimes you lean on them, and sometimes it’s good just knowing they are there.” — Unknown

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

“A real friend is one who walks in when the rest of the world walks out.” — Walter Winchell

“A friend is one who believes in you when you have ceased to believe in yourself.” — Unknown

“The better part of one’s life consists of his friendships.” — Abraham Lincoln

“I get by with a little help from my friends.” — John Lennon

“My friends are my estate.” — Emily Dickinson

“Only your real friends will tell you when your face is dirty.” — Sicilian Proverb

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

“Some people go to priests; others to poetry; I to my friends.” — Virginia Woolf

“It’s the friends you can call up at 4 a.m. that matter.” — Marlene Dietrich

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

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

“Wishing to be friends is quick work, but friendship is a slow ripening fruit.” — Aristotle

“Friendship is essentially a partnership.” — Aristotle

“Friendship is a single soul dwelling in two bodies.” — Aristotle

“True friendship comes when silence between two people is comfortable.” — Dave Tyson Gentry

“There comes a point in your life when you realize who really matters, who never did, and who always will.” — Unknown

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