Margeaux Baulch Klein
August 14, 2017 9:24 am
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We read a meme once that said best friends are like a good bra: It’s hard to find one that fits, but once you do, they support you, lift you up, and are always close to your heart.

But unlike a bra, true friendships never wear out. Even across large distances, a BFF will always be there for you through the good times or to text you a “WTF” and an angry emoji during the bad times. That’s what makes having one so important. Whether you’ve been friends for decades or just a short while, these BFF quotes are made for sharing with your bestie.

1Don’t bother hiding those dirty dishes.

“Best friends don’t care if your house is clean. They care if you have wine.” — Author Unknown

2BFFs take secrets to the grave.

“My best friend can’t stop being my best friend. That bitch knows too much.” — Author Unknown

3They’re there for the home runs and the strike-outs.

“Everyone has a home team: It’s the people you call when you get a flat tire or when something terrible happens. It’s the people who, near or far, know everything that’s wrong with you and love you anyways. These are the ones who tell you their secrets, who get themselves a glass of water without asking when they’re at your house. These are the people who cry when you cry. These are your people, your middle-of-the-night, no-matter-what people.” — Shauna Niequist, Bittersweet: Thoughts on Change, Grace, and Learning the Hard Way

4Besties are the family you choose.

“There are friends, there is family, and then there are friends that become family.” — Author Unknown

5Bad Girls Forever.

“We’ve been friends for so long, I can’t remember which one of us is the bad influence.” — Author Unknown

6You’re welcome, Mom.

“God made us best friends because he knew our mom couldn’t handle us as sisters.” — Author Unknown

7Diamonds are always a girl’s best friend.

“True friends are like diamonds – bright, beautiful, valuable, and always in style.”— Nicole Richie

8BFFs are always upfront.

“True friends say good things behind your back and bad things to your face.” — Author Unknown

9So true.

“Dear best friend, you’re one of the best things that’s ever happened to me. I love you, and I don’t want to lose you. Because my life has been better since the day I found you.” — Author Unknown

10Like a cold beverage on a hot day.

“A sweet friendship refreshes the soul.”— Proverbs 27:9

11Listen to Oprah.

“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

12BFFs are like a nice Cabernet.

“As in cases of wine that improve with age, the oldest friendships ought to be the most delightful.” —  Author Unknown

13A best friend just gets you.

“We need at least one friend who understands what we do not say.” — Author Unknown

14We all need some truth dropped on us from time to time.

“A best friend won’t agree with you to make you happy. If anything, they’ll say what needs to be said, no matter if you want to hear it or not.” — Author Unknown

15Pooh was right.

“Piglet: ‘How do you spell love?’

Pooh: ‘You don’t spell it, you feel it.’”— A. A. Milne, Winnie-the-Pooh

16Best friends aren’t immune to laughter.

“We are best friends. Always remember that if you fall, I will pick you up…after I finish laughing.” — Author Unknown

17BFFs are the cherries to our sundaes.

“Having a soulmate is not always about romance. You can find your soulmate in a friendship too.” — Author Unknown

18Is your friendship written in the stars?

“Good friends are like stars. You don’t always see them, but you know that they are there.” — Author Unknown

19Sometimes, it takes awhile.

“That’s when I realized what a true friend was. Someone who would always love you – the imperfect you, the confused you, the wrong you – because that is what friends are supposed to do.” — Author Unknown

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