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150 Best Quotes About Childhood Friends And Friendships

Do you recall any of your first friendships?

Your childhood buddies, with whom you shared your earliest recollections and shared your life?

Our childhood buddies carry some of our fondest memories and help us recall a specific period in each of our lives.

Quotes About Childhood Friends

  1. “Growing apart doesn’t change the fact that for a long time we grew side by side; our roots will always be tangled. I’m glad for that.” – Ally Condie
  2. “The friendships you make in your childhood are the ones that you will miss the most when you are an adult.” – Unknown
  3. “When we were young, we made memories that solidified who we’d become, and tied our lives together permanently.”
  4. “Friends come and go, but you’ll never replace those you had in childhood.”
  5. “You never forget the neighborhood kids that you grew up with.” – Unknown
  6. “As a child, I did not choose my friends. I was lucky enough that they were given to me.”
  7. “When we were children, our friends were our mirrors, reflecting the beauty we couldn’t see in ourselves.”
  8. “Childhood friendships are the most pure. We looked to those around us and cared about nothing except smiling and having fun.”
  9. “Childhood friends have a special bond that you will never have with anybody else.”
  10. “A childhood friend is a treasure to the end of life.”
  11. “The best memories of my childhood are of my friends and the adventures we had.”
  12. “Childhood is a period of life in which friendship should be sought and cultivated, for the friendships formed then are often lasting.”
  13. “When you have a best friend from childhood, you have a friend for life.”
  14. “Childhood friends are a part of life that you will always carry with you.”
  15. “Childhood friends are a gift that lasts a lifetime.”
  16. “Friendships in childhood are usually a matter of chance, whereas in adolescence they are most often a matter of choice.” – David Elkind
  17. “Childhood friends may not always be on your mind, but they will always be in your heart.”
  18. “Remember the friends of your youth, for in them is the beauty of life.”
  19. “Friendship is the hardest thing in the world to explain. It’s not something you learn in school. But if you haven’t learned the meaning of friendship, you really haven’t learned anything.” – Muhammad Ali
  20. “It is amazing how many people you meet in your life that influence you in some way. The friends you make in childhood are some of the most influential.”
  21. “Childhood friends are like old photographs. They show us what we used to look like, who we used to be, and how we’ve grown.”
  22. “Your first friends were the best. They are the only friends that never had any expectations. They were just there to play with you.”
  23. “Good friends are like stars. You don’t always see them, but you know they are always there.”
  24. “Childhood friends are friends for life. You take care of them, and they take care of you.”
  25. “You don’t choose certain friends, they’re just there. You grow up together, you have fun together, and you have memories together.”
  26. “We didn’t realize we were making memories, we just knew we were having fun.” – Winnie The Pooh
  27. “The friends of our childhood are seldom lost.”
  28. “A child’s greatest happiness is in his playmates.”
  29. “It’s the friends of our childhood that we will miss the most when we grow up.”
  30. “When I was a child, my friends were my family.”
  31. “When we were kids we didn’t think much about the future. We just played and had fun.”
  32. “When we were children, we had no idea what our lives would be like when we grew up. We just knew we were happy.”
  33. “I miss the days when we would play together, and don’t get me wrong I love my adult friends, but my childhood friends are my best friends.”
  34. “You discover your real friends in childhood, but it takes a long time to find them again.”
  35. “The friendship of childhood is a bond of life, never to be broken.”
  36. “Childhood friends are the foundation of our lives, the diamonds in our crowns.”
  37. “Everyone has had a friend an important friend at each stage of life. But only the lucky ones have had the same friend in all stages of life.”
  38. “You don’t have to have anything in common with your childhood friends – your whole life is in common.”
  39. “Growing apart doesn’t change the fact that for a long time we grew side by side; our roots will always be tangled. I’m glad for that.” – Ally Condie
  40. “The best part of growing up, is the friends you make.”
  41. “You can never replace the friendships that were formed during childhood.”
  42. “When we were young, we grew up together. When we grew older, we grew apart. But we will always be friends.”
  43. “We tend to forget about our childhood friends as we get older. But then, we are suddenly hit by a pain in our hearts: we miss them.”
  44. “Some people stay as close friends forever, some grow apart, and some grow even closer.”
  45. “There is no greater gift than the friendship of your childhood.”
  46. “A friendship from childhood is an unbreakable bond that will last forever.”
  47. “A friendship formed in childhood is a bond that lasts a lifetime.”
  48. “Meeting up with an old childhood friend is like rediscovering buried treasure.”
  49. “Childhood friends are sorely missed in adulthood.”
  50. “People grow apart, but the memories of childhood friendships never fade away.”
  51. “Never forget that your old friend is still your old friend, however far apart you may be in life.”
  52. “We are friends for life, even after we are grown up and have moved away from each other.”
  53. “The bonds of friendship that you form in childhood cannot be broken.”
  54. “Every time we meet, we talk about the good old days and laugh and remember the good times we had together.”
  55. “Through the little adventures we shared with each other, we taught ourselves how to live.”
  56. “I’ll always remember the sense of togetherness that I felt with my childhood friends.”
  57. “Childhood friends are some of the only people that have been with us since the very beginning.”
  58. “Our childhood friends are always a part of who we are and what we have become.”
  59. “Whilst I may have parted with my childhood friends, I will never lose my memories of them.”
  60. “When we were children, we discovered who we were, and the people we’d become, by being together.”
  61. “A friend is someone who knows the song in your heart and can sing it back to you when you have forgotten the words.”
  62. “Friendships are one thing that stick with you beyond childhood.”
  63. “When you’re young, you can’t wait to grow up. When you grow up, you long for the carefree days you had with your friends.”
  64. “You only have one childhood, so cherish every friend you had.”
  65. “You’ll never forget a childhood friend, even if you live to be 200.”
  66. “The best thing about childhood friendships is that they are so happy and full of fun that you can still remember them fondly when you’re grown up.”
  67. “It’s amazing how, if I only think back to my childhood friends, I feel completely young again.”
  68. “Some friendships are made in childhood and last for a lifetime.”
  69. “Soulmates aren’t just about relationships. I like to think destiny brought my childhood friends to me and shaped me into the person I am today.”
  70. “If I only think back to the adventures I had with friends in my childhood, then I realize I never have to fully grow up.”

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Old Friends Quotes

14.” Age appears to be best in four things; old wood best to burn, old wine to drink, old friends to trust, and old authors to read.”

– Francis Bacon.

15.”You don’t have to have anything in common with people you’ve known since you were five. With old friends, you’ve got your whole life in common.”

– Lyle Lovett.

16.”A guitar is like an old friend that is there with me.”

-B. B. King.

17.”The best mirror is an old friend.”

-George Herbert.

18.”Remember that the most valuable antiques are dear old friends.”

– H. Jackson Brown, Jr.

19.”New friends may be poems but old friends are alphabets. Don’t forget the alphabets because you will need them to read the poems.”

– William Shakespeare.

20.”About 70 percent of the district was new. It was a short amount of time to get to know hundreds and thousands of people. But with the help and support of old friends, we built a grassroots operation organically from the ground up.”

– Adam Kinzinger.

21.”Ah, how good it feels! The hand of an old friend.”

-Henry Wadsworth Longfellow.

22.”And though thou notest from thy safe recess old friends burn dim, like lamps in noisome air love them for what they are; nor love them less, because to thee they are not what they were.”

– Samuel Taylor Coleridge.

23.”As in the case of wines that improve with age, the oldest friendships ought to be the most delightful.”

– Cicero.

24.”Beautiful memories are like old friends. They may not always be on your mind, but they are forever in your heart.”

– Susan Gale.

25.”Beta decay was… like a dear old friend. There would always be a special place in my heart reserved especially for it.”

– Chien-Shiung Wu.

26.”Breaking with old friends is one of the most painful of the changes in all that piling up of a multitude of small distasteful changes that constitutes growing older.”

– John Dos Passos.

27.”Change to me is like an old friend. It’s not my enemy anymore. And I know it will keep coming back to visit again and again to teach me something new. “

– Phyllis George.

28.”It is one of the blessings of old friends that you can afford to be stupid with them.”

– Ralph Waldo Emerson.

29.”Cheese, wine, and a friend must be old to be good.”

– Reinhold Niebuhr.

30.”I love coming back home and seeing old friends and family. I would say it keeps me grounded.”

-Coy Bowles.

31.”He felt lost and alone without his old friend, though he barely recognized him anymore. He wondered if they could ever be friends again.”

– Erin Hunter.

32.”I keep my old friends, and get older with them, but push young. It’s good to be surrounded by kids, because they keep you young.”

– Carine Roitfeld.

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Special Quotes For Friends

33.”Ten minutes with a genuine friend is better than years spent with anyone less.”

– Crystal Woods, ‘Write Like No One Is Reading 2’.

34.”Friendship is unnecessary, like philosophy, like art, like the universe itself… It has no survival value; rather it is one of those things which give value to survival.”

– C.S. Lewis.

35.”A true friend is someone who thinks that you are a good egg even though he knows that you are slightly cracked.”

-Bernard Meltzer.

36.”Friendship improves happiness and abates misery, by the doubling of our joy and the dividing of our grief.”

– Marcus Tullius Cicero.

37.”One measure of friendship consists not in the number of things friends can discuss, but in the number of things they need no longer mention.”

– Clifton Fadiman.

38.”Each friend represents a world in us, a world possibly not born until they arrive, and it is only by this meeting that a new world is born.”

– Anais Nin.

39.”A good friend is a connection to life – a tie to the past, a road to the future, the key to sanity in a totally insane world.”

– Lois Wyse.

40.”Friendship is the golden thread that ties the heart of all the world.”

– John Evelyn.

41.”Friendship is the hardest thing in the world to explain. It’s not something you learn in school. But if you haven’t learned the meaning of friendship, you really haven’t learned anything.”

– Muhammad Ali.

42.”Friendship is a gift that is fair in all things. It roots from one’s heart and involves memories that stay not for a while but life.”

– Unknown*.

43.”A true friend is someone who is there for you when they would rather be someplace else.”

-Len Wein.

44.”Everyone has a ‘best friend’ during each stage of life, but only lucky ones have the same one.”

– Unknown*.

45.”You can through life and make new friend every year -every month practically -but there was never substitute for those friendships of childhood that survive into adult years.”

– Alexander Mccall Smith.

46.”Count your age by friends, not years. Count your life by smiles, not tears.”

– Unknown*.

47.”Childhood bonds last longer, because if you can trust a person sitting behind on a bicycle that has no brakes, you can trust that person with your life.”

– Rahul Kaushik.

48.”Friends are the most important part of your life. Treasure the tears, treasure the laughter, but most importantly, treasure the memories.”

– Dave Brenner.

49.”A real friend is one who helps us to think our best thoughts, do our noblest deeds, and be our finest selves.”

– Elizabeth George.

50.”Friendship is born at that moment when one person says to another: ‘What! You too? I thought I was the only one’.”

– C.S. Lewis.

51.”A friend is one that knows you as you are, understands where you have been, accepts what you have become, and still, gently allows you to grow.”

-William Shakespeare.

52.”A true friend never gets in your way unless you happen to be going down.”

– Arnold H. Glasow.

  1. “There’s nothing like a really loyal, dependable, good friend. Nothing.”

– Jennifer Aniston.

54.”As a matter of self-preservation, a man needs good friend or ardent enemy, for the former instruct him and the latter take him to the task.”

– Diogenes.

  1. “Don’t be dismayed by good-byes. A farewell is necessary before you can meet again. And meeting again, after moments or lifetimes, is certain for those who are friends.”

– Richard Bach.

56.”Friends are the angels who lift us to our feet when our wings have trouble remembering how to fly.”

– Lorraine K. Mitchell.

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

– Aristotle.

58.”This the privilege of friendship to talk nonsense, and to have her nonsense respected.”

– Charles Lamb.

59.” I would rather walk with a friend in the dark, than alone in the light.”  

– Helen Keller.

  1. “The road to a friend’s house is never long.”

–  Danish Proverb.

  1. “Friends are those rare people who ask how you are and then wait for the answer.”

– Ed Cunningham.

62.”No friendship is an accident.”

– O. Henry, ‘Heart Of The West’.

63.”Don’t expect your friend to be a perfect person but, help your friend to become a perfect person that’s true friendship.”

–  Mother Teresa.

  1. “Cherish the friend who tells you a harsh truth, wanting ten times more to tell you a loving lie.”

–  Robert Brault

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