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Happy National Friendship Day!

national friendship day

When the Beatles sang “I get by with a little help from my friends,” they put into words what friendship truly means. We can’t live without the essential friendships in our lives to help us get through life – on the best days and the worst. So today, on National Friendship Day, celebrate your besties by belting out these famous songs about friends or write your friends thank-you cards and include some of these quotes that perfectly sum up true friendships.

Happy National Friendship Day!

national friendship day

That’s What Friends Are For – Dionne Warwick
Thank You for Being a Friend – Andrew Gold
You’ve Got a Friend – James Taylor
Anytime You Need a Friend – Mariah Carey
Lean on Me – Bill Withers
Friends Will Be Friends – Queen
Graduation (Friends Forever) – Vitamin C
I’ll Be There for You – The Rembrandts
Friends in Low Places – Garth Brooks
True Friend – Miley Cyrus

“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

“I would rather walk with a friend in the dark, than alone in the light.”
– Helen Keller

“Find a group of people who challenge and inspire you; spend a lot of time with them, and it will change your life.”
– Amy Poehler

“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

“Love is blind; friendship closes its eyes.”
– Friedrich Nietzsche

“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

“A friend is one soul abiding in two bodies.”
– Aristotle

“The most ordinary things could be made extraordinary, simply by doing them with the right people.”
– Nicholas Sparks

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

“You and I are a team. Nothing is more important than our friendship.”
– Monsters, Inc.

Use the hashtag #nationalfriendshipday on Instagram and tag me in a photo (@lorenridinger) with your besties.