135 Lost Friendship Quotes To Inspire You

Following is our list of lost friendship quotations and slogans full of insightful wisdom and perspective about lost friend.

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Top 10 Lost Friendship Quotes (BEST)

  1. A tree is known by its fruit; a man by his deeds. A good deed is never lost; he who sows courtesy reaps friendship, and he who plants kindness gathers love. — St. Basil
  2. You meet people who forget you. You forget people you meet. But sometimes you meet those people you can't forget. Those are your 'friends — Mark Twain
  3. True friendship is like sound health; the value of it is seldom known until it is lost. — Charles Caleb Colton
  4. Friendship is one mind in two bodies. — Mencius
  5. I get by with a little help from my friends. — John Lennon
  6. Friends are lost by calling often and calling seldom. — Scottish Proverbs
  7. Strangers are just friends waiting to happen — Rod McKuen
  8. You do not lament the loss of hair of one who has been beheaded. — Joseph Stalin
  9. I loved you like a man loves a woman he never touches, only writes to, keeps little photographs of. — Charles Bukowski
  10. It is when we are most lost that we sometimes find our truest friends. — Cynthia Rylant

Short Lost Friendship Quotes

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  • Get not your friends by bare compliments but by giving them sensible tokens of your love. — Socrates
  • When my soul was in the lost-and-found You came along to claim it. — Carole King
  • Oooh I get by with a little help from my friends. — Joe Cocker
  • Respect is based on Friendship,and friendship is based on love and love is so accidental isn't it ? — Robert E. Lee
  • Friendship always benefits; love sometimes injures. — Seneca
  • He who has ceased to pray has lost a great friendship. — Richard L. Evans
  • Finding an old friend is like finding a lost treasure. — Anthony D. Williams
  • I have lost friends, some by death...others by sheer inability to cross the street. — Virginia Woolf
  • Friendship is not possible between two women one of whom is very well dressed. — Laurie Colwin
  • It's hard to tell who has your back, from who has it long enough just to stab you in it. — Nicole Richie

Lost Friendship Image Quotes

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Lost friendship quote by John Lennon

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

Lost friendship quote I knew when I met you an adventure is going to happen.
I knew when I met you an adventure is going to happen.

Losing Friendship Quotes

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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

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Losing my homies in a hurry, they're relocating to the cemetery. — Tupac Shakur

The best things in life are free. And it is important never to lose sight of that. So look around you. Wherever you see friendship, loyalty, laughter, and love...there is your treasure. — Neale Donald Walsch

Lost friendship quote Just because my path is different doesn't mean I'm lost.
Just because my path is different doesn't mean I'm lost.

Friendship is like a glass ornament, once it is broken it can rarely be put back together exactly the same way. — Charles Kingsley

You can't choose between Love and Friendship. They're like a package: You either get both or you lose both — Jaejoong

When I'm lost in the rain, In your eyes I know I'll find the light to light my way And when I'm scared, losing ground When my world is going crazy You can turn it all around and when I'm down you're there Pushing me to the top You're always there, giving me all you've got — Christina Aguilera

Lost friendship 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.

I am a big believer that you have to nourish any relationship. I am still very much a part of my friends' lives and they are very much a part of my life. A First Lady who does not have this source of strength and comfort can lose perspective and become isolated. — Nancy Reagan

There are two types of people-anchors and motors. You want to lose the anchors and get with the motors because the motors are going somewhere and they're having more fun. The anchors will just drag you down. — Robert Wyland

May the hinges of friendship never rust, nor the wings of love lose a feather. — Edward Ramsay

Choose your friends carefully. It is they who will lead you in one direction or the other. Everybody wants friends. Everybody needs friends. No one wishes to be without them. But never lose sight of the fact that it is your friends who will lead you along the paths that you will follow. — Sayings

Lost Friend Quotes

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Keep love in your heart. A life without it is like a sunless garden when the flowers are dead. The consciousness of loving and being loved brings a warmth and a richness to life that nothing else can bring. — Oscar Wilde

If friends disappoint you over and over, that's in large part your own fault. Once someone has shown a tendency to be self-centered, you need to recognize that and take care of yourself; people aren't going to change simply because you want them to. — Oprah Winfrey

Oh my friends, we are loaded with countless church activities, while the real work of the church, that of evangelizing and winning the lost is almost entirely neglected. — Oswald J. Smith

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The song is ended, but the melody lingers on. — Irving Berlin

Good friends we have had, oh good friends we've lost along the way In this bright future you can't forget your past So dry your tears I say. — Bob Marley

Loss of virtue in a female is irretrievable; that one false step involves her in endless ruin; that her reputation is no less brittle than it is beautiful; and that she cannot be too much guarded in her behaviour towards the undeserving of the other sex. — Jane Austen

Lost friendship quote Stay close to people who feel like sunlight.
Stay close to people who feel like sunlight.

I'm just a careful person around wheels and stuff like that. I try to be as cautious as I can, cause I lost friends to motorcycle accidents and car accidents. So I don't ever play around anything like that. — Gucci Mane

The friends we have lost do not repose under the ground...they are buried deep in our hearts. It has been thus ordained that they may always accompany us. — Alexandre Dumas

I just lost my best friend, I have been crying hysterical for a full day. — Bam Margera

The advice of friends must be received with a judicious reserve; we must not give ourselves up to it and follow it blindly, whether right or wrong. — Pierre Charron

Friendship Broken Quotes

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Two may talk together under the same roof for many years, yet never really meet; and two others at first speech are old friends. — Mary Catherwood

Ingratitude is a nail which, driven into the tree of courtesy, causes it to wither; it is a broken channel, by which the foundations of the affections are undermined; and a lump of soot, which, falling into the dish of friendship, destroys its scent and flavor. — Giambattista Basile

The best way to mend a broken heart is time and girlfriends. — Gwyneth Paltrow

Lost friendship 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.

The worst pain in the world goes beyond the physical. Even further beyond any other emotional pain one can feel. It is the betrayal of a friend. — Heather Brewer

One is so apt to think of people's affection as a fixed quantity, instead of a sort of moving so with the tide, always going out or coming in but still fundamentally there: and I believe this difficulty in making allowance for the tide is the reason for half the broken friendships. — Freya Stark

There is nothing more dreadful than the habit of doubt. Doubt separates people. It is a poison that disintegrates friendships and breaks up pleasant. — Gautama Buddha

Lost friendship quote One loyal friend is worth ten thousand relatives.
One loyal friend is worth ten thousand relatives.

Broken friendships can be soldered, but never sound. — Proverbs

Friends are just enemies who don't have enough guts to kill you. — Judy Tenuta

Friendship is a vase, which, when it is flawed by heat, or violence, or accident, may as well be broken at once; it can never be trusted after. — Walter Savage Landor

Make as many friends as you can, but don't build your life on them alone. It's an unstable foundation. — Sean Covey

Losing Friends Quotes

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He who loses wealth loses much; he who loses a friend loses more; but he that loses his courage loses all. — Miguel de Cervantes

He who loses wealth loses much. He who loses a friend loses more. But he who loses courage loses all. — Miguel de Cervantes

Black women are going to have to take more leadership. I think we are prepared because we bring a tenaciousness with us. We do not fear losing friends, allies, or jobs. — Maxine Waters

Lost friendship quote I lost myself trying to please everyone else. Now I'm losing everyone while I'm
I lost myself trying to please everyone else. Now I'm losing everyone while I'm finding myself.

Never lose sight of the fact that the most important yardstick of your success will be how you treat other people -- your family, friends, and coworkers, and even strangers you meet along the way. — Barbara Bush

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You got nothing to lose. You don't lose when you lose fake friends. — Joan Jett

Never lose sight of the fact that the most important yardstick of your success will be how you treat other people - your family, friends, and coworkers, and even strangers you meet along the way. — Barbara Bush

Lost friendship quote How amazing is it to find someone who wants to hear about all the things that go
How amazing is it to find someone who wants to hear about all the things that go in your head.

There's something about losing friends, particularly young people, where it's not something that you get over. I don't believe there's a healing process. — Chris Cornell

A lot of things come with fame, whether it's losing friends or losing family. You still gotta stand up and be that guy even when you ain't having great things. Because you've gotta be the spokesperson for your people. — Young Jeezy

Since there is nothing so well worth having as friends, never lose a chance to make them. — Francesco Guicciardini

You don’t lose real friends, real opportunities, or real relationships when you start standing up for yourself and setting clear boundaries. You lose abusers, manipulators, narcissists, control freaks, attention seekers, and mental-health destroying leeches. — Steven Bartlett

Old Friendship Quotes

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Your heart and my heart are very, very old friends. — Hafez

I have always looked at life as a voyage, mostly wonderful, sometimes frightening. In my family and friends I have discovered treasure more valuable than gold. — Jimmy Buffett

The best mirror is an old friend. — George Herbert

Lost friendship quote The key is to keep company only with people who uplift you, whose presence calls
The key is to keep company only with people who uplift you, whose presence calls forth your best.

We need old friends to help us grow old and new friends to help us stay young. — Letty Cottin Pogrebin

Say what you want about aging, it's still the only way to have old friends. — Robert Breault

There is no friend like the old friend, who has shared our morning days, No greeting like his welcome, no homage like his praise: Fame is the scentless sunflower, with gaudy crown of gold; But friendship is the breathing rose, with sweets in every fold. — Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.

Lost friendship quote Friendship picks you up when the world lets you down.
Friendship picks you up when the world lets you down.

I had a friend, Melissa, who was 28 years old. She was my best friend's wife, and she was my wife's best friend. She died of breast cancer. When she passed away back in 2004 was the last time I cried. — Jason Aldean

My dear old dog, most constant of all friends. — William Croswell Doane

There is nothing like puking with somebody to make you into old friends. — Sylvia Plath

An old friend is better than two new friends. — Russian Proverbs

Friend Betrayal Quotes

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There are three signs of a hypocrite: when he speaks he speaks lies, when he makes a promise he breaks it, and when he is trusted he betrays his trust. — Elijah Muhammad

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

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Silence is the true friend that never betrays. — Confucius

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Lovers have a right to betray you... friends don't. — Judy Holliday

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Silence is a true friend who never betrays. — Confucius

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

Lost friendship quote A friend to all is a friend to none.
A friend to all is a friend to none.

To me, the thing that is worse than death is betrayal. — Malcolm X

The lesser the friends, the lesser the chances of betrayal. — Tupac Shakur

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Faithful are the wounds of a friend; but the kisses of an enemy are deceitful. — Aesop

A best friend is the only one that walks into your life when the world has walked out. — Shannon Alder

Friends Turn Into Enemies Quotes

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If you treat people with dignity, respect and friendliness, you can turn enemies into friends. An enemy is nothing but a friend in disguise. — Ted Turner

It pays to know the enemy -- not least because at some time you may have the opportunity to turn him into a friend. — Margaret Thatcher

Kindness can turn the bad man's heart, and fools convert to wise, Make poison into nectar-juice, and friends of enemies. — Bhartrhari

What madness it is for a man to starve himself to enrich his heir, and so turn a friend into an enemy! For his joy at your death will be proportioned to what you leave him. — Seneca The Elder

Promises may fit the friends, but non-performance will turn them into enemies. — Benjamin Franklin

What madness it is for a man to starve himself to enrich his heir, and so turn a friend into an enemy! For his joy at your death will be proportioned to what you leave him. — Seneca

Turn enemies into friends by doing something nice for them. — H. Jackson Brown, Jr.

Machiavelli is right: one always must live with one's friends with the idea that they may turn into one's enemies. He should have said, with everyone. — Napoleon Bonaparte

When came the invasion of privacy.That kind of thing turns the newspaper from a friendly organ - not necessarily appeasing everybody - into the enemy. It's one reason why newspapers have suffered circulation falls. — Harold Evans

Have love for your friend up to a limit for it is possible he may turn into your enemy some day; and hate your enemy up to a limit for it is possible he may turn into your friend some day. — Bill Vaughan

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More Lost Friendship Quotes

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In our friendships we have to be wise that we choose godly people to be our friends. Somebody might say, well does that mean that you should never have a lost person as your friend? No, I wouldn't say that. But you can't have the same intimacy with a lost person that you can with a godly person in whom the Holy Spirit is living. — Charles Stanley

Demons run when a good man goes to war. Night will fall and drown the sun when a good man goes to war. Friendship dies and true love lies. Night will fall and the dark will rise when a good man goes to war. Demons run but count the cost; the battle's won but the child is lost. — Steven Moffat

And though my Lord hath lost his estate and been banished out of his country, yet neither despised poverty nor pinching necessity could make him break the bonds of friendship or weaken his loyal duty. — Margaret Cavendish

No one can fully understand the meaning of love unless he's owned a dog. A dog can show you more honest affection with a flick of his tail than a man can gather through a lifetime of handshakes. — Gene Hill

I’ll keep it short and sweet - Family. Religion. Friendship. These are the three demons you must slay if you wish to succeed in business. — Matt Groening

I feel about my dogs now, and all the dogs I had prior to this, the way I feel about children—they are that important to me. When I have lost a dog I have gone into a mourning period that lasted for months. — Mary Tyler Moore

When all is summed up, a man never speaks of himself without loss; his accusations of himself are always believed; his praises never. — Michel de Montaigne

Having someone who understands is a great blessing for ourselves. Being someone who understands is a great blessing to others. — Janette Oke

We call that person who has lost his father, an orphan; and a widower that man who has lost his wife. But that man who has known the immense unhappiness of losing a friend, by what name do we call him? Here every language is silent and holds its peace in impotence. — Philibert Joseph Roux

And when one of them meets the other half, the actual half of himself, whether he be a lover of youth or a lover of another sort, the pair are lost in an amazement of love and friendship and intimacy and one will not be out of the other's sight, as I may say, even for a moment. — Plato

If he'd just crowded me down to the side of the asphalt, I'd have been OK. But when he ran me completely off the racetrack, I lost it. — Cale Yarborough

The part which American friendship played in helping us to win the freedom we enjoy in this part of Ireland has been gratefully recognized and acknowledged by our people. — Eamon de Valera

Sometimes the measure of friendship isn't your ability to not harm but your capacity to forgive the things done to you and ask forgiveness for your own mistakes. — R. K. Milholland

I believe in courtesy, in kindness, in generosity, in good cheer, in friendship and in honest competition. I believe there is something doing somewhere, for every man ready to do it. I believe I'm ready, RIGHT NOW. — Elbert Hubbard

Do not save your loving speeches For your friends till they are dead; Do not write them on their tombstones, Speak them rather now instead. — Anna Mickelson

I've maintained old friendships, like with people I knew in the nineteen-seventies, but have lost the knack for meeting new people. This has a lot to do with my writing schedule. I don't want to be disturbed, and the willingness to be disturbed is, I think, part of being a good friend. — David Sedaris

My first experiences of academic friendship made me smile in after years when I looked back on them. But my circle of acquaintances had gradually grown so large that it was only natural new friendships should grow out of it. — Georg Brandes

Love is friendship with erotic moments. — Antonio Gala

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