Some of the best things in life are our friends—exactly why we love them as much as we do. We share secrets with them, have pretend fights with them and laugh with them. For us to love our friends even more and to be able to laugh at how amazing our friendships get, here are some funny friendship quotes to appreciate.

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

A friend is someone who lets you have total freedom to be yourself. – Unknown

True friendship is never serene. – Unknown

Best friends know how weird you are, but still choose to be seen with you in public. – Unknown

True friends say good things behind your back and bad things to your face. – Unknown

Friends buy you food. Best friends eat your food. – Unknown

We are best friends; always remember that if you fall, I will pick you up, after I finish laughing. – Unknown

A real friend is one who walks in when the rest of the world walks out. – Walter Winchell
Love is the only force capable of transmitting an enemy into friend. – Martin Luther King, Jr.


Friendship is not about people who act true to your face. It’s about people who remain true behind your back. – Unknown

Laughing makes everything easier, funnier and happier, especially if you do it with your best friends. – Unknown

Real friends don’t get offended when you insult them. They smile and call you something even more offensive. – Unknown

Good friends don’t let you do stupid things… alone. – Unknown

You can always tell a real friend: when you’ve made a fool of yourself, he does not feel you’ve done a permanent job. – Laurence J. Peter

True friends stab you in the front. – Oscar Wilde

The most beautiful discovery true friends make is that they can grow separately without growing apart. – Unknown

Only the truest of friends can hold entire conversations about nothing. – Unknown


Are we not like two volumes of one book? – Marceline Desbordes-Valmore

Friends are relatives you make for yourself. – Eustache Deschamps

I love you because we hate the same stuff. – Morley

Only your real friends will tell you when your face is dirty. – Sicilian

A friend is someone who knows you and loves you just the same. – Elbert Hubbard

One million memories, ten thousand inside jokes, one hundred shared secrets… one reason, best friends. – Unknown

Best friend… the one you can get mad at only for a short period because you have important stuff to tell them. – Unknown


I like friends who, when you tell them you need a moment alone, know enough not to stray too far. – Robert Brault

If instead of a gem, or even a flower, we should cast the gift of a loving thought into the heart of a friend, that would be giving as the angels give. – George MacDonald

The function of a friend is not to have a function. – Detlef Cordes

It takes a long time to grow an old friend. – John Leonard

We are keenly aware of the faults of our friends, but if they like us enough it doesn’t matter. – Mignon McLaughlin

If you live in the river you should make friends with the crocodile. – Proverb

Old wood best to burn, old wine to drink, old friends to trust, and old authors to read. – Francis Bacon

Read more funny quotes in LAUGH A LITTLE: A collection of short funny quotes and jokes»

image 1: fruit and vegetable salad via shutterstock; image 2: daddy scolding son via shutterstock; image 3: sand of beach wave  via shutterstock; image 4: deep star and field via shutterstock; image 5: Dennis Magati from Pexels