Phrases for best friends: phrases for a special friend

Phrases for best friends: phrases for a special friend

Phrases for best friends: phrases for a special friend

There are friendships that blossom from the classroom and are destined to last forever, others that grow quickly despite being recently formed, but what they share is complicity, harmony and mutual trust.

Here is the description of a best friend: do you match it? A best friend responds to you immediately even in the middle of the night when you’re in trouble; a best friend supports and puts up with you in the saddest moments, when everything seems to be crashing down on you; she comes along with a well-timed joke and puts a smile on your face; your best friend is your sidekick in all your adventures, your trusty partner in crime!

The importance of female friendship, when based on genuine and selfless feelings, is as strong and real as it gets, it’s a feeling that needs to be nurtured and protected, but also celebrated, so why not do it with some phrases for a special friend!

Do you have writer’s block and can’t choose the right words to dedicate a loving gesture to your best friend? Don’t worry – we have selected the best phrases for a special friend for you, simply choose the one that best suits your friendship!


Let’s discover what friendship is through the words of artists and well-known people, both past and present, who have written aphorisms or poems to celebrate this pure feeling.

Below you will find some famous phrases for best friends that use humour to describe the special relationship that connects true friends!

It’s the friends you can call up at 4am that matter.

Mariene Dietrich

A friend can tell you things you don’t want to tell yourself.

Frances Ward Weller

In life it’s not where you go, it’s who you travel with.

Charles M.Schulz

There is nothing on this earth more to be prized than true friendship.

Thomas Aquinas

You’re entirely bonkers. But I’ll tell you a secret. All the best people are.

Lewis Carroll

Friendship doubles our joy and divides our grief.

Swedish proverb

One of the most beautiful qualities of true friendships is to understand and to be understood.

Lucio Anneo Seneca

True friendship resists time, distance and silence.

Isabel Allende

Don’t walk behind me; I may not lead. Don’t walk in front of me; I may not follow. Just walk beside me and be my friend.

Albert Camus

Many people will walk in and out of your life, but only true friends will leave footprints in your heart.

Eleanor Roosevelt

To get the full value of joy you must have someone to divide it with.

Mark Twain

A best friend is someone with whom you can sit on the porch, without a word, and then walk away with the feeling that it was the best conversation that you ever had in your life.

Paulo Coelho

One loyal friend is worth ten thousand relatives.


Let us be grateful to the people who make us happy; they are the charming gardeners who make our souls blossom.

Marcel Proust

It is the lives we encounter that make life worth living.

Guy de Maupassant

My best friend is the one who brings out the best in me.

Henry Ford

True friends are like stars; you only recognise them when it’s dark around you.

Bob Marley

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

Life is nothing without friendship.

Marcus Tullio Cicerone

Do not hurt my friends. If you so much as touch one hair on their heads, I will make you very sorry.

From the TV series ‘Pretty Little Liars’

The free soul is rare but you know it when you see it – basically because you feel good, very good, when you are near or with them.

Charles Bukowski

The best mirror is an old friend.

George Herbert

What makes friendship indissolute and what doubles its charms is a feeling we find lacking in love: I mean certitude.

Honoré de Balzac

There are moments when you’re getting to know someone, when you realise something deep and buried in you is deep and buried in them, too. It feels like meeting a stranger you’ve known your whole life.

Leah Raeder

When a woman becomes her own best friend, life is easier.

Diane von Furstenburg

Lots of people want to ride with you in the limo, but what you want is someone who will take the bus with you when the limo breaks down.

Oprah Winfrey


Have you found the phrase that best reflects the feeling of friendship that connects you to your best friend?

Or do you want more choice, and are looking for an original phrase that is not at all predictable? Something that celebrates your unbreakable bond? Then keep on reading our article, as we haven’t quite finished: we want to surprise you with a collection of phrases for best friends!

Here are the most beautiful verses of songs that celebrate friendship:

Lean on me, when you’re not strong
And I’ll be your friend
I’ll help you carry on
For it won’t be long
‘Til I’m gonna need
Somebody to lean on

Lean On Me – Bill Withers

But I see your true colours
Shining through
I see your true colours
And that’s why I love you
So don’t be afraid to let them show
Your true colours
True colours are beautiful
Like a rainbow

True Colours – Cyndi Lauper

I’ll be there for you
(Like I’ve been there before)
I’ll be there for you
(‘Cause you’re there for me too)

I’ll Be There For You – The Rembrandts

Thank you for being a friend
Travelled down a road and back again
Your heart is true, you’re a pal and a confidant

Thank You for Being a Friend – Andrew Gold

Find out what we’re made of
When we are called to help our friends in need

Count On Me – Bruno Mars

If you’ve got troubles, I’ve got ’em too
There isn’t anything I wouldn’t do for you
We stick together and can see it through
‘Cause you’ve got a friend in me
Yeah, you’ve got a friend in me

You’ve Got A Friend In Me – Randy Newman

And that’s my bestie, my bestie, my best friend, go best friend!

Best Friend – Young Thug

Phrases for best friends: print them on one of our gift items and make the perfect gift for your best friend!

Let your best friend feel that you are thinking of her and that you are always with her!

Have you found the perfect phrase that represents your special friendship? Turn your thought into something tangible by printing it on a gift that suits her! Personalised gifts are more likely to be appreciated, and now you can easily make them from home: choose the gift item, phrase or image, and we’ll take care of the print!

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Bring out the artist in you!

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