120 Bad Friend Quotes To Inspire You

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The Most Famous Bad Friend Quotes (Best in 2024)

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I hate it in friends when they come too late to help. — Euripides

False friends leave you in times of trouble. — Aesop

Every one has a gift for something, even if it is the gift of being a good friend. — Marian Anderson

He who throws away a friend is as bad as he who throws away his life. — Sophocles

A friend is a gift you give yourself. — Robert Louis Stevenson

Misfortune shows those who are not really friends. — Aristotle

A friend cannot be considered a friend until he is tested in three occasions: in timeof need, behind your back, and after your death. — Ali ibn Abi Talib

Sex is the quickest way to ruin a friendship. — Janeane Garofalo

Betray a friend, and you'll often find you have ruined yourself. — Aesop

Friendship is a full-time job. — Bill Russell

Short Bad Friend Quotes

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  • Count your age by friends, not years. Count your life by smiles, not tears. — John Lennon
  • Be careful who you call your friends. I’d rather have four quarters than one hundred pennies. — Al Capone
  • If you're absent during my struggle, don't expect to be present during my success. — Will Smith
  • If you are in the house of a friend, bad times are soon forgotten. — Albanian Proverbs
  • In bad situations is where you know who your friends are. — Spanish Proverbs
  • If you have bad friends, they lead you to bad. If you have graduated friends, they lead you to good. — Thai Proverbs
  • Friends are much better tried in bad fortune than in good. — Aristotle
  • To be alone means that you avoid bad company. But to have a true friend is better than being alone. — Umar
  • More than Santa Claus, your sister knows when you've been bad and good. — Linda Sunshine
  • Friends are just enemies who don't have enough guts to kill you. — Judy Tenuta

Top 10 Bad Friend Quotes

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Count your age by friends, not years. Count your life by smiles, not tears. — John Lennon

Be careful who you call your friends. I’d rather have four quarters than one hundred pennies. — Al Capone

If you're absent during my struggle, don't expect to be present during my success. — Will Smith

For some reason, I grew up generally believing that Japan and Korea were quite friendly. I do know that there is some bad history and the extremists on both sides are unreasonable. — Joichi Ito

You see, in this world, there's two kinds of people, my friend - those with loaded guns, and those who dig. You dig. — Clint Eastwood

When someone we love is having difficulty and is giving us a bad time, it's better to explore the cause than to criticize the action. — Zig Ziglar

If you are in the house of a friend, bad times are soon forgotten. — Albanian Proverbs

We need American foreign policy that tells the world very clearly that it is bad to be our enemy and good to be our friend. — Marco Rubio

In bad situations is where you know who your friends are. — Spanish Proverbs

You may depend upon it that he is a good man whose intimate friends are all good, and whose enemies are decidedly bad. — Johann Kaspar Lavater

Bad friend quote A friend is someone who knows the song in your heart, and can sing it back to yo
A friend is someone who knows the song in your heart, and can sing it back to you when you have forgotten the words.

Being A Bad Friend Quotes

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Patriotism can be good or bad. Knee-jerk patriotism can be very bad. I'm patriotic almost to the point of self-consciousness, but I love my country the way I love a friend or a child who I would correct if she was going the wrong way. Who I expect the very best from. — Emmylou Harris

I grew up in a community where it was not the exception to be a good girl. It was sort of expected. And all of my friends were good girls too, and my boyfriends were good boys. Everybody was pretty nice. And that affects how I write my characters. There aren't very many bad guys in my novels. — Stephenie Meyer

Lincoln, answering friends who advised him to seek protection against assassination: "If they kill me the next man will be just as bad for them. In a country like this, where our habits are simple, and must be, assassination is always possible, and will come if they are determined upon it. — William Herndon

Bad friend quote Intelligent people tend to have less friends than the average person. The smarte
Intelligent people tend to have less friends than the average person. The smarter you are, the more selevtive you become.

Right now the institution of marriage feels very one-sided, and I want to live in a country where we all have equal rights. I have so many friends who are gays and lesbians who would so badly want to get married, that I wouldn't be able to sleep with myself [if I got married before they could]. — Charlize Theron

If I'm having a really bad day, I always have a girlfriend - or even a guy friend - who I can call. They'll listen to me wallow for a minute and then be like, 'Okay, let's stop. Everything's great. Let's figure out how to fix whatever's bothering you.' — Emma Roberts

Bad friends could ruin your whole life. Be wise when it comes to choosing your friends. You set the standard. You be the one who stands strong. Don't be a follower. — Robin Jones Gunn

Bad friend quote One bad chapter does not mean your story is over.
One bad chapter does not mean your story is over.

Buy a gift for a dog, and you'll be amazed at the way it will dance and swerve its tail, but if don't have anything to offer to it, it won't even recognize your arrival; such are the attributes of fake friends. — Michael Bassey

I love Saturday nights with my best friend and a big bowl of pasta, wanting a good scare, something that will say, 'Listen, your life is not as bad as this. Your life can be so much worse'. — Vera Farmiga

I once threw a water balloon on a girl because I caught her cheating on me. She was kissing my friend and I thought, 'Oh, this can't be happening.' It was bad and I was much older than you think throwing a water balloon. I was 14. — Breckin Meyer

Yet I also believe that when you do unto others, blessings come to you as well. So if you don't have a friend, be a friend. If you are having a bad day, make someone else's day. If your feelings are hurt, heal those of another. — Nick Vujicic

I've Been A Bad Friend Quotes

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My wife and I met when each of us was dragged to a party we didn't want to go to by friends. I was coming off a bad injury, but my roommate insisted I get out of the house and be around people. God love our friends; we've been together 20 years now! — Sayings

A good party is one that is designed to entertain and bond friends. The bad parties I've been to are the ones that are held to impress other people. — Derek Blasberg

Cameron Crowe is someone who I've admired for so long, and I've been friends with him for many years, and I've wanted to work with him so badly that I just never stopped bothering him about writing a script that would be for a pilot. — J. J. Abrams

Bad friend quote Your strongest muscle
Your strongest muscle

As all my friends said, 'Linda, enjoy this time.' It wasn't enjoyable the first time because they're were too many questions. But I think I've lived a solid life. You can look at who I've been, good, bad or indifferent. — Linda Blair

I've been in a bad accident on I-95, as well as my friend. Having this kind of organization is important so that change can occur. I'll be around whenever they need me. — Jeremy Miller

Good Friend Bad Friend Quotes

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Movies these days have made killers into funny people. What's that all about? I've got kids and family and friends, and I don't like bad things. I don't think they're funny, and it's irresponsible to make movies that don't show you how that's not good. — Billy Bob Thornton

Let me tell you how the story ends, where the good guys die and the bad guys win. It doesn't matter how many friend you make, but the graffite they write on your grave. — Gerard Way

It is easy to love friends and sweethearts. This is selfish love. Higher love embraces enemies and all ugly, bad people. The highest love doesn't see goodness or badness at all. One should even love warmongers, bad food producers and priests. — Michio Kushi

Bad friend quote Be with those who bring out the best in you, not the stress in you.
Be with those who bring out the best in you, not the stress in you.

No good friends, no bad friends; only people you want, need to be with. People who build their houses in your heart. — Stephen King

I can see how you could get dragged into the bad stuff, but I've got good friends around me, good family. I think I've got my head screwed on. — Harry Styles

Referrals are very powerful. When I refer you, I give a little bit of my reputation away. If you do a good job, my friend that hired you is pleased. But if you do a bad job, that reflects badly on me. People forget that. — Ivan Misner

Bad friend quote Persist to overcome. He that can't endure the bad, will not live to see the good
Persist to overcome. He that can't endure the bad, will not live to see the good.

What people don't understand is joining a gang ain't bad, it's cool, it's fine. When you in the hood, joining a gang it's cool because all your friends are in the gang, all your family's in the gang. We're not just killing people every night, we're just hanging out, having a good time. — Snoop Dogg

What can I do to see Reality as it is?" The master smiled and said, "I have good news and bad news for you, my friend." "What's the bad news?" "There's nothing you can do to see it is a gift." "And what's the good news?" "There's nothing you can do to see it is a gift. — Anthony De Mello

Being an only child and losing both my parents at an early age, I have found that the friends I have made over the years are the people who help me get through life, good times and bad. — Fannie Flagg

Better a good enemy than a bad friend. — Plato

One Bad Friend Quotes

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Everyone suffers at least one bad betrayal in their lifetime. It’s what unites us. The trick is not to let it destroy your trust in others when that happens. Don’t let them take that from you. — Sherrilyn Kenyon

Geese are friends to no one, they bad mouth everybody and everything. But they are companionable once you get used to their ingratitude and false accusations. — E. B. White

A friend who cannot at a pinch remember a thing or two that never happened is as bad as one who does not know how to forget. — Samuel Butler

Bad friend quote Two things you will never have to chase: true friends and true love.
Two things you will never have to chase: true friends and true love.

Go through your phone book, call people and ask them to drive you to the airport. The ones who will drive you are your true friends. The rest aren't bad people; they're just acquaintances. — Jay Leno

The best friend a man can have is reading and writing, and the bad ones to avoid are Go and chess and flute and pipe. — Hojo Soun

“I often think,” said she, “that there is nothing so bad as parting with one's friends. One seems so forlorn without them.” — Jane Austen

Bad friend quote If you have a bad thought about yourself, tell it to go to hell because that is
If you have a bad thought about yourself, tell it to go to hell because that is exactly where it came from.

The labor of self-love is a heavy one indeed... The heart's fierce effort to protect itself from every slight, to shield its touchy honor from the bad opinion of friend and enemy, will never let the mind have rest. — Aiden Wilson Tozer

For to cast away a virtuous friend, I call as bad as to cast away one's own life, which one loves best. — Sophocles

I still don't know if things fit together, or if everything will be all right in the end. But I believe that something means something. I believe in cleansing the soul through fun and games. I also believe in love. And I have several good friends, and just one bad one. — Erlend Loe

My dad was good friends with the Bad Medicine Blues Band - one of the only blues bands in Fargo, as you can imagine! He took me out to see them play when I was 12 years old and I was really inspired by their guitar player, Ted Larsen. — Jonny Lang

Being A Good Friend Quotes

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To laugh often and love much; to win the respect of intelligent persons and the affection of children; to earn the approbation of honest critics and endure the betrayal of false friends; to appreciate beauty. — Ralph Waldo Emerson

A friend is someone who knows the song in your heart, and can sing it back to you when you have forgotten the words. — Donna Roberts

Good-Bye is an easy word to say but try saying it to a friend. If I never knew you, I'd be safe, but half as real, never knowing I could feel. — Pocahontas

Bad friend quote One loyal friend is worth ten thousand relatives.
One loyal friend is worth ten thousand relatives.

A good friend who points out mistakes and imperfections and rebukes evil is to be respected as if he reveals a secret of hidden treasure. — Buddha

I would like to be remembered as a man who had a wonderful time living life, a man who had good friends, fine family - and I don't think I could ask for anything more than that, actually. — Frank Sinatra

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

There are so many people who want to get together to have a great prayer meeting or other great gatherings. Friend, have you ever tried being alone? That is where God will meet with you. Take the Word of God and go off alone with Him. It will do you a lot of good. — J. Vernon McGee

The best mirror is an old friend. — George Herbert

I don't like any kind of negativity. I try to be good to everyone, whether it's a love, a friend, an ex. I'll always try to treat people the way I want to be treated. — Sayings

A wife and a husband should be regarded as friends for the sake of Allaah. And that friendship is above material needs; each encouraging the other one to do good deeds, which are pleasing to Allaah. — Bilal Philips

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More Bad Friend Quotes

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Don't think for a minute that bad publicity and endless criticism don't leave their claw marks on everyone concerned. Your friends try to cheer you up by saying lightly, "I suppose you get used to it, and ignore it." You try. You try damned hard. But you never get used to it. It always wounds and hurts. — Ava Gardner

Remember that God is within us when we are in a state of grace and outside of us when we are in a state of sin; but His angel never abandons us. . . He is our most sincere and faithful friend even when we sadden him with our bad behavior. — Pio of Pietrelcina

From woman, man is born; within woman, man is conceived; to woman he is engaged and married. Woman becomes his friend; through woman, the future generations come. When his woman dies, he seeks another woman; to woman he is bound. So why call her bad? From her, kings are born. From woman, woman is born; without woman, there would be no one at all. — Guru Nanak

Friends are an indispensable part of a meaningful life. They are the ones who share our burdens and multiply our blessings. A true friend sticks by us in our joys and sorrows. In good times and bad, we need friends who will pray for us, listen to us, and lend a comforting hand and an understanding ear when needed. — Beverly LaHaye

Domestic happiness is the end of almost all our pursuits, and the common reward of all our pains. When men find themselves forever barred from this delightful fruition, they are lost to all industry, and grow careless of all their worldly affairs. Thus they become bad subjects, bad relations, bad friends, and bad men. — Henry Fielding

There is nothing in the world I wouldn't do for (Bob) Hope, and there is nothing he wouldn't do for me ... We spend our lives doing nothing for each other. — Bing Crosby

Friendship isn't about who you've known the longest. It's all about the friend who comes and stands by your side in bad times. — Charles M. Schulz

A good friend and a bad friend are like a perfume-seller and a blacksmith: The perfume-seller might give you some perfume as a gift, or you might buy some from him, or at least you might smell its fragrance. As for the blacksmith, he might singe your clothes, and at the very least you will breathe in the fumes of the furnace. — Muhammad

Here, then, is what I wanted to tell you of my architecture. I created it with courage and idealism, but also with an awareness of the fact that what is important is life, friends and attempting to make this unjust world a better place in which to live. — Oscar Niemeyer

All our experience with history should teach us, when we look back, how badly human wisdom is betrayed when it relies on itself — Martin Luther

I wont ever put myself in a bad position so that people can say bad things about me. I make smart decisions, and my friends and my family, they are all there for the right reason. — Derrick Rose

I've always resented Hermione, because I wanted to be her so badly and she never seemed to appreciate as much as I thought she should that she got be her. She got to live at Hogwarts and be friends with Harry and kiss Ron, which was supposed to happen to me. — Rachel Cohn

A woman can become a man's friend only in the following stages - first an acquantaince, next a mistress, and only then a friend. — Anton Chekhov

Do not put your trust in a bad companion nor even trust an ordinary friend, for if he should get angry with you, he may bring all your secrets to light. — Chanakya

The classic relationship with grass that early hippies had was that it's better shared with friends. You can't really get high with a bad attitude. Kindness and sweetness exhilarates your stone. Stolen grass doesn't get you as high. The old hippie ethic really counts — Stephen Gaskin

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