These sayings about friendship are all created by Blake Flannery. Feel free to use these to say something meaningful to one of your friends in a greeting card messages. Friends are truly valuable and there is a lot to be said about having a good friend.
A good friend disagrees in confidence, but proves his loyalty in the presence of enemies.
Friends are like living and breathing insurance policies. It may be better to have few good policies than many policies with low coverage and high deductibles.
An honest friend who speaks harsh words is better than an enemy who flatters.
The nature of words spoken behind the back of a friend has the potential to edify or destroy.
Friends talk about each other behind each other’s back, but they do so in a positive way.
No one can be more honest than a genuine friend without making you angry.
Encouraging words spoken by a friend are more valuable than gold.
Friends may act like enemies in private but are always strong allies in public.
A good friend knows you and understands you better than yourself.
Friendship is simply, innocently, and genuinely expressed love.
There’s no replacement for the friendships of childhood.
Friends teach you the lessons that your parents and teachers cannot.
Friendships are strong shelters supported by patience and reinforced by shared interests.
The earth would be lonely without its close friend the moon.
No one can ever explain why French fries go well with a hamburger, nor can anyone explain why most friends go together.
Friends should not become business partners for the sake of the friendship, but business partners should become friends for the sake of the business.
Family members are just good friends who don’t always act friendly.
Friendships grow much like a mighty oak tree. They are slow in growth, but extremely strong when fully mature.
A friend is someone you can impress just by being yourself, but you’ll probably offend if you act like someone else.
Facades are transparent when in the close inspection of a good friend.
Friends are as necessary as food, water, or shelter. They serve as energy boosters, thirst quenchers, and protective shelters.
Offended ex-friends make the fiercest of enemies. Go to your friend, make peace, and be reconciled lest you be destroyed by your hatred.
You may gain the sympathy of many, but only a true friend can provide empathy.
A wise friend must decide between a harsh truth or a sweet lie to minimize damage.
Honest feedback from a friend pierces pride and informs the ignorant.
Friends can get away with offensive and enraging dialogue as long as it is done with a smile.
A smile from a friend warms the heart like a mother’s chicken soup and heals the body like a perfect medicine.
Bible Verses about Friendship
As iron sharpens iron, so one person sharpens another. -Proverbs 27:17
The righteous choose their friends carefully, but the way of the wicked leads them astray. -Proverbs 12:26
Wounds from a friend can be trusted, but an enemy multiplies kisses. -Proverbs 27:6
One who has unreliable friends soon comes to ruin, but there is a friend who sticks closer than a brother. -Proverbs 18:24
Two are better than one, because they have a good return for their labor: If either of them falls down, one can help the other up. But pity anyone who falls and has no one to help them up. -Ecclesiastes 4:9-10
Do not be deceived: Bad company ruins good morals. -1 Corinthians 15:33
Walk with the wise and become wise, for a companion of fools suffers harm. -Proverbs 13:20
Do not make friends with a hot-tempered person, do not associate with one easily angered, or you may learn their ways and get yourself ensnared. -Proverbs 22:24-25
Love one another with brotherly affection. Out do one another in showing honor. -Romans 12:10