29 best friend quotes that sum up your relationship with your BFF perfectly

Here are some of our favourite best friend quotes. Because sometimes you just can't find the words to tell them how brilliant, beautiful, geeky and LOL-worthy they really, really are...

best friend quotes wizard of oz
(Image credit: Courtesy Everett Collection/REX)

Here are some of our favourite best friend quotes. Because sometimes you just can't find the words to tell them how brilliant, beautiful, geeky and LOL-worthy they really, really are...

Whether you have 100-plus friends of Facebook, or a core crew that exist IRL, outside of social media, we’ve all got that one BFF that just gets us and our obsession with constantly reciting the best Sex And The City quotes... The one that knows all your secrets, the one that will always laugh at everything you say – hey, you know the signs that you’ve found your friend for life. But how do you put that friendship into tangible words? Thankfully these best friend quotes do all the hard work for you.

From Taylor Swift's squad waxing lyrical about their friendship, to the ultimate best friend quotes from old school screen idols – get @’ing your BFF’s now with these adorable sentiments and best friend quotes.

Best Friend quotes to live by...

1. 'Every single problem I ever have is healable by Taylor Swift. If I ever I have an issue, Taylor has gone through it - she gives the most thought-out answers. And what I love about Taylor is that she does believe in the whole love story and Prince Charming and soul mates. Because of her, I haven't lost faith.' - Selena Gomez

taylor swift selena Gomez best friend quotes

Loving life...
(Image credit: Billy Farrell/BFAnyc.com/REX)

2. ‘Lots of people want to ride with you on the limo, but what you want is someone who will ride the bus with you when the limo breaks down.’ – Oprah Winfrey

3. 'Oh, you're the best friends anybody ever had. And it's funny, but I feel as if I'd known you all the time, but I couldn't have, could I?' - Dorothy, The Wizard Of Oz

best friend quotes

'You said what?'
(Image credit: c.New Line/Everett/REX)

4. ‘Maybe we could be each other's soul mates. Then we could let men be just these great, nice guys to have fun with.’ - Charlotte York, Sex And The City 5. 'No matter how tired I am, I get dinner at least once a week with my girlfriends. Or have a sleepover. Otherwise my life is just all work.' - Jennifer Lawrence

best friend quotes

Smiles all round...

6. ‘It’s the friends you can call up at 4am that matter.’ – Marlene Dietrich

best friend quotes

Words to live by...

 7. ‘Some people go to priests, others to poetry. I go to my friends.’ – Virginia Woolf

best friend quotes

8. 'I stepped up! She's my friend and she needed help. And if I have to, I'd pee on any one of you!' - Joey Tribbiani, Friends

Friends best friend quotes

The ultimate BFF's

9. ‘One friend with whom you have a lot in common is better than three with whom you struggle to find things to talk about.’ – Mindy Kaling

best friend quotes

10. 'Other women who are killing it should motivate you, thrill you, challenge you and inspire you rather than threaten you and make you feel like you’re immediately being compared to them.' - Taylor Swift

best friend quotes taylor swift Karlie Kloss

'Look at my cape'

11. ‘I think about my best friendship – which the Marnie-Hannah friendship in Girls is based on – as like a great romance of my young life.’ – Lena Dunham

best friend quotes


12. ‘A true friend stabs you in the front.’ – Oscar Wilde

best friend quotes

13. ‘The best time to make friends is before you need them.’ – Ethel Barrymore

best friend quotes

14. 'I have made some of the best friends that I've got in this business.’ – Kate Moss

best friend quotes

15. ‘Many people will walk in and out of your life, but only true friends will leave footprints in your heart.’ – Eleanor Roosevelt

best friend quotes

16. ‘We come from homes far from perfect, so you end up almost parent and sibling to your friends – your own chosen family. There’s nothing like a really loyal, dependable, good friend. Nothing.’ – Jennifer Aniston

best friend quotes

 17. ‘The best way to mend a broken heart is time and girlfriends.’ – Gwyneth Paltrow

best friend quotes

18. ‘What's helped me is having really good friends I know I can rely on. Cameron Diaz is one of the greatest friends anyone can ever have. She has so much love to give.’ – Drew Barrymore

best friend quotes

19. ‘I've got some great guy friends. They can start out as crushes. But when you realize something isn't going to happen, you make a choice whether or not the friendship is worth it. And it usually is.’ – Courteney Cox

best friend quotes

(Image credit: Startraks Photo/REX)

 20. ‘You find out who your real friends are when you’re involved in a scandal.’ – Elizabeth Taylor

best friend quotes

The ultimate

21. ‘The best part about having true friends is that you can go months without seeing them and they'll still be there for you and act as if you'd never left!’ – Ariana Grande

best friend quotes ariana grande

22. ‘My two best girlfriends are from secondary school. I don't have to explain anything to them. I don't have to apologise for anything. They know.’ – Emma Watson

best friend quotes emma watson

23. ‘A true friend is someone who never gets tired of listening to your pointless dramas over and over again.’ – Lauren Conrad

best friend quotes lauren conrad The Hills

24. ‘I don’t know what I would have done so many times in my life if I hadn’t had my girlfriends.’ – Reese Witherspoon

best friend quotes

25. 'There is nothing like puking with somebody to make you into old friends.' - Sylvia Plath, The Bell Jar

best friend quotes

(Image credit: Everett Collection/REX)

26. ‘And why is it that we can see our friends perfectly but when it comes to ourselves, no matter how hard we look, do we ever see ourselves clearly?’ - Carrie Bradshaw, Sex And The City 

best friend quotes

Here come the girls...
(Image credit: Snap Stills/REX)

27. 'Alone, bad. Friend, good.' - Bride Of Frankenstein

28. 'Friends don’t let friends do silly things…alone.' - Unknown

29. 'Good friends are like stars. You don’t always see them, but you know that they are always there.' - Unknown

Michelle Williams and Busy Phillips

(Image credit: Rex Features (Shutterstock))

30. 'I’m so in love with her [Busy Phillips]. She’s proof that the love of your life does not have to be a man! That’s the love of my life right there.' - Michelle Williams