86+ Best Quotes About Friends Changing And Moving On

Quotes About Friends Changing And Moving On

  • “Most people want to see you do better, but not doing better than them.” – London Mond
  • “The only thing more frustrating than slanderers is those foolish enough to listen to them.” – Chris Jammi
  • “Someone who smiles too much with you can sometimes frown too much with you at your back.” – Michael Bassey Johnson
  • “Fake friends are like shadows: always near you at your brightest moments, but nowhere to be seen at your darkest hour. True friends are like stars, you don’t always see them but they are always there.” – Habeeb Akande
  • “Fear of something is at the root of hate for others, and hate within will eventually destroy the hater.” – George Washington Carver
  • “Hatred imprisons the haters; love opens doors.” – Debasish Mridha
  • “Controllers, abusers, and manipulative people don’t question themselves. They don’t ask themselves if the problem is them…they always say the problem is someone else.” – Darlene Quimet
  • “Friendship is delicate as a glass, once broken it can be fixed but there will always be cracks.” – Waqar Ahmed
  • “An insincere and evil friend is more to be feared than a wild beast; a wild beast may wound your body, but an evil friend will wound your mind.” – Buddha
  • “The strong-minded rise to the challenge of their goals and dreams. The weak-minded become haters.” – Steve Maraboli
  • “Friends ask you questions; enemies question you.” – Criss Jami
  • “Letting go of toxic people in your life is a big step in loving yourself.” – Hussein Nishah
  • “People only throw shade on what’s shining.” ― Genereux Philip
  • “Mindset matters…always. The difference found between the victorious and the envious, the successful and the haters; is mindset.” ― Steve Maraboli
  • “You create more space in your life when you turn your excess baggage to garbage.” – Chinonye J. Chudolue
  • “A true friend never gets in your way unless you happen to be going down.” – Arnold H. Glasow
  • “Learn to use the criticism as fuel and you will never run out of energy.” – Orrin Woodward
  • “It makes no sense to try to extend a friendship that was only meant to be a season into a lifetime.” – Mandy Hale
  • “Some people think that the truth can be hidden with a little cover-up and decoration. But as time goes by, what is true is revealed, and what is fake fades away.” – Ismail Haniyeh
  • “False friendship, like the ivy, decays and ruins the walls it embraces; but true friendship gives new life and animation to the object it supports.” – Richard Burton
  • “We never lose friends. We simply learn who the real ones are.” – Unknown
  • “Knowledge planted in truth grows in truth. Strength born of peace loses nothing to hate.” – Aberjhani
  • “Before you count your friends, make sure you can count on them. Some friends are only around when they want something from you but are never there when you need something from them.” – Rashida Rowe
  • “A friend who stands with you in pressure is more valuable than a hundred ones who stand with you in pleasure.” – Edward G. Bulwer-Lytton
  • “Time passes and you begin to see, people for who they really are and not who they pretend to be.” – Scarlet Koop
  • “There is nothing I would not do for those who are really my friends. I have no notion of loving people by halves, it is not my nature.” ― Jane Austen
  • “Not all toxic people are cruel and uncaring. Some of them love us dearly. Many of them have good intentions. Most are toxic to our being simply because…they aren’t inherently bad people, but they aren’t the right people for us. And as hard as it is, we have to let them go.”  –  Daniell Koepke
  • “Always sleep with one eye open. Never take anything for granted. Your best friends might just be your enemies.” – Sara Shepard
  • “Buy a gift for a dog and you will be amazed at the way it will dance and swerve its tail, but if you don’t have anything to offer it, it won’t even recognize your arrival; such are the attributes of fake friends.” – Michael Bassey Johnson
  • “If it comes, let it come. If it goes, it’s ok, let it go. Let things come and go. Stay calm, don’t let anything disturb your peace, and carry on.” ― Germany Kent
  • “Stay true to yourself. An original is worth more than a copy.” – Suzy Kassem
  • “A lot of problems in the world would disappear if we talk to each other instead of about each other.” – Unknown
  • “Better an honest enemy than a false friend.” – German Proverb
  • “Some people aren’t loyal to you. They are loyal to their need of you. Once their needs change, so does their loyalty.” – Unknown

Quotes On Change In Behaviour Of Friends

  • “Trolls and haters are only distractions from your greater purpose. When you achieve your goals and success, not only will the trolls and haters be forgotten, but they will definitely be looked upon as the biggest fools.” – Kaitlin Gow
  • “You got nothing to lose. You don’t lose when you lose fake friends.” – Joan Jett
  • “If people are hating on you it’s often because they are: 1. Threatened by you, 2. Jealous of you or 3. Feeling like you’re above them so they put you down to feel better about themselves. The greatest people have haters for a reason, so take it as a compliment.” ― Jeanette Coron
  • “Sometimes it’s not the person who changes, it’s the mask that falls off.” – Mhaj Porras
  • “True friendship can afford true knowledge. It does not depend on darkness and ignorance.” – Henry David Thoreau
  • “A friendship that can cease has never been real.”  – St. Jerome
  • “I got my own back.” – Maya Angelou
  • “Some people are going to leave, but that’s not the end your story. That’s the end of their part in your story.” – Unknown
  • “We teach people how to treat us.” – Dr. Phil
  • “Fire false friends as early as possible. Do it before they dig out the dream seeds you’ve planted. The earlier, the better; the quicker, the safer.” – Israelmore Ayivor
  • “Fake friends believe in rumors. Real friends believe in you.” – Unknown
  • “Lovers have a right to betray you, friends don’t.”  – Judy Holliday
  • “One of the biggest flaws of people is pretending to be blind to their own mistakes, but do not pretend deaf towards the mistakes of others.” – Unknown
  • “At some point you have to realize that some people can stay in your heart but not in your life.” – Sandi Lynn
  • “No person is your friend who demands your silence, or denies your right to grow.” – Alice Walker
  • “Life is all about losing friends, the people you know. So, just that you get better at finding the ones worth suffering for.” ― Mohit Kaushik
  • “We never lose friends, fake ones are exposed.” ― Carlos Wallace
  • “Being too nice is a crime today.Fake friends are every where around you. they will use you and when you are of no use, throw you away like a wrapper .” ― Shizra
  • “Always be careful of your friend who loves your enemy; you either trust such a fellow for your life or for your death!” ― Ernest Agyemang Yeboah
  • “Fake friends are with you today and against you tomorrow.whatever they say defines them not you .” ― Shizra
  • “Nobody wants to know how you feel, yet, they want you to do what they feel.” ― Michael Bassey Johnson
  • “Some friends are like pennies, two-faced and worthless.” – Unknown
  • False friendship, like the ivy, decays and ruins the walls it embraces; but true friendship gives new life and animation to the object it supports. – Richard BurtonIf you’re enjoying these quotes, make sure to read our selection of friendship quotes celebrating life-long relationships.
  • “An honest enemy is better than a best friend who lies.” – Vandi Tanko
  • “Be very careful of who you share your problem with, remember that not every friend that smiles at you is your best friend.” – Kemmy Nola
  • “You never lose Friends.Real ones will always stay – no matter whatand the fakes, you don’t need anyways.” ― Drishti Bablani
  • “Some people are willing to betray years of friendship just to get a little bit of the spotlight.” – Lauren Conrad
  • “You should be aware of fake friends because it is the hardest to be aware of.” ― Eraldo Banovac
  • “I hate fake people. You know what I’m talking about. Mannequins.” – Jarod Kintz
  • “Make sure the lions you roll with aren’t snakes in disguise.” – Genereux Philip
  • “Best friends has 11 letters, but so does Backstabber.” – Wiz Khalifa
  • “Anyone that hates on you is always below you, because they’re just jealous of what you have.” –  Miley Cyrus
  • “Don’t fear the enemy that attacks you, but the fake friend that hugs you.” – Unknown
  • “He who is jealous, is never jealous of what you see, with what is imagined is enough.” – Jacinto Benavente
  • “A true friend is one who overlooks your failures and tolerates your success!” – Doug Larson
  • “Sometimes the person you’d take a bullet for ends up being behind the gun.” – Tupac
  • “A genuine enemy is more useful than a fake friend.” ― Mokokoma Mokhonoana
  • “You always knew after shitty things happened, who your friends really were.” – Jodi Picoult
  • “What greater wound is there than a false friend?” – Sophocles
  • “It is only the great hearted who can be true friends. The mean and cowardly, can never know what true friendship means.” – Charles Kingsley
  • “Eliminate those fake friends who seem real when you have something and disappear when you have nothing.” – Rashida Rowe
  • “The jealous are troublesome to others, but a torment to themselves.” – William Penn
  • “The worst part of success is trying to find someone who is happy for you.” – Bette Midler
  • “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
  • “Being betrayed is one of the most valuable lessons life can teach.” – Shania Twain
  • “It’s hard to tell who has your back, from who has it long enough just to stab you in it….” ― Nicole Richie
  • “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
  • “It is more shameful to distrust our friends than to be deceived by them.”― Confucius
  • “It is easier to forgive an enemy than to forgive a friend.”― William Blake
  • “To me, the thing that is worse than death is betrayal. You see, I could conceive death, but I could not conceive betrayal.”― Malcolm X

Quotes About Friendship Ending And Moving On

  • “Stab the body and it heals, but injure the heart and the wound lasts a lifetime.”― Mineko Iwasaki
  • “Betrayal is common for men with no conscience.”― Toba Beta
  • “Betrayal is never easy to handle and there is no right way to accept it.”― Christine Feehan
  • “Shattered legs may heal in time, but some betrayals fester and poison the soul.”― George R.R. Martin
  • “Betray a friend and you’ll often find you have ruined yourself.” — Aesop
  • “A persons character is shown through their actions in life NOT where they sit on Sunday.”― Navonne Johns
  • “When you see the genuine, you don’t deal with the fakes anymore.”― Nima davani
  • “What’s the whole point of being pretty on the outside when you’re so ugly on the inside?”― Jess C. Scott
  • “I love fake people provided they are mannequins.”― Pushpa Rana
  • “life is too short for fake butter or fake people.”― Karen Salmansohn
  • “Feigned interest is worse than brutal honesty.”― Stewart Stafford
  • “If they talk about other people with you, they will talk about you with other people.”― Carlos Wallace
  • “When people smile at a rich man, they are smiling at his wallet.”― Matshona Dhliwayo
  • “Anyone can just speak words, but only one that is tried-and-true can mean them.”― Terry O’Neal
  • “The fake people do not dare to come out from their mask and face the truth of the real ones.”― Ehsan Sehgal
  • “You don’t lose friends because real friends can never be lost. You lose people masquerading as friends, and you’re better for it.” ― Mandy Hale
  • “Fake relationships and fake people coming up to me and all of a sudden wanting to be my friend.” – Jason RitterIf you’re enjoying these quotes, make sure to read our collection of toxic relationships quotes that will remind you it’s time to make some big changes.
  • “I hate those who play with feelings of others.” – Dominic Carey
  • “Fake friends will believe the gossip about you, but real friends know better and stand up for you.” – UnknownIf you’re enjoying these quotes, make sure to read our collection of gossip quotes that will help you eliminate rumors from your life.
  • “If I doubt your intentions I will never trust your actions.” – Carlos Wallace
  • “Spend your time with those who love you unconditionally, not with those who only love you under certain conditions.” – Suzy Kassem
  • “People wear masks of lies so that they look attractive, so be careful.” – Muhammad Saqib
  • “I don’t have time for fake friends anymore. Either be real, or be gone.” – Unknown
  • “You can’t always go by actions because some people will ACT like they love you just to get what they want from you.” – Sonya Parker
  • “Fake friends believe in rumors. Real friends believe in you.” – Yolanda Hadid
  • “The word “friend” is a label anyone can try on. You decide who is best suited to wear it.” – Carlos Wallace
  • “No one forced you to love me, so why did you need to pretend? Your lies have left me heartbroken.” – Shami Paulin
  • “Just like seasons, people also change. But the difference is, once gone, seasons come back.” – Himanshu Chhabra
  • “Stop falling for those who won’t raise you up in the future.” – Michael Bassey Johnson
  • “One should have the ability to distinguish between real and fake. Specially Real and Fake Love.” – George Femtom
  • “Fake friends believe in what the rumor tells. True friends believe in what you say.” – Unknown
  • “Someone who smiles too much at you might also be frowning too much at you behind your back.” – Unknown
  • “They wanna see you do good, but never better than them. Remember that.” – Unknown
  • “A fake friend is someone who will drill holes in your boat to make it leak.” – Unknown
  • “A friend to all is a friend to none.” – Aristotle
  • “Sometimes the more someone is trying to look like a saint, it could mean that they have bigger horns to hide.” – Unknown
  • “Goodbye is the best ever gift that you can receive from worse friends.” – Israelmore Ayivor
  • “Cutting fake people out of my life does not mean that I am petty. It just means that I respect myself.” – Unknown
  • “When you cut off fake friends, you make more room for your true friends.” – Unknown
  • “Be careful that you do not let in people who are wearing a mask to make themselves seem more attractive on the inside.” – Unknown

Sad Quotes About Friendship Breakups

  • “Friendship causes heartbreak too.”
  • “To lose a friend is the greatest of all loses.”
  • “Losing my friend is making me lose my sanity.”
  • “Hard times will always reveal true friends.”
  • “I miss you. The old you. The new one sucks.”
  • “The death of a friend is equivalent to the loss of a limb.”
  • “Due to success, I started losing friends.” — Ace Hood
  • “I didn’t lose a friend. I just realized I never had one.”
  • “Lovers have a right to betray your friends don’t.” — Judy Holliday
  • “Sometimes life is hard to bear when a friend is just not there.”
  • “We’ll grow up, we’ll move on but we will always be best friends.”
  • “A good friend is hard to find, hard to lose, and hard to forget.”
  • “Moving on is simple, what you leave behind that makes it difficult.”
  • “We are neither on good terms or bad. We are no longer anything.”
  • ” I lost many friends, just because I stopped texting them first.”
  • “I told God Protect me from enemies and I started losing friends.”
  • “Sometimes life is hard to bear, when a friend is just not there.”
  • “We can’t feel the loss of a friend until they are apart from us.”
  • “Why does it take a minute to say hello and forever to say goodbye?”
  • “I’m losing friends ’cause people are catching feelings I’m not catching.”
  • “The friendship that can cease has never been real.” — St. Jerome
  • “But fate ordains that dearest friends must part.”- Edward Young
  • “A friend who dies, it’s something of you who dies.” — Gustave Flaubert
  • “Friends are forever, you might lose them but you’ll never forget them.”
  • “One of the saddest things about ending a relationship is losing your best friend.”
  • “The worst thing ever is seeing your best friend slowly replacing you with another friend.”
  • Excuse me, then! you know my heart; But dearest friends, alas! must part. — John Gay
  • “No one is really busy. It all depends on what number you are on their priority list.”
  • “Somebody asked me if I knew you. A million memories flash through my mind, but I just smiled and said I used to.”
  • “Make as many friends as you can, but don’t build your life on them alone. It’s an unstable foundation.”
  • “Some people aren’t loyal to you. They are loyal to their needs of you. Once their needs change, so does their loyalty.”
  • “The bond between friends cannot be broken by chance; no interval of time or space can destroy it. Not even death itself can part true friends.”— St. John Cassian
  •  “Some say that time changes. Best friends can become strangers.” – Good Charlotte
  • “The worst solitude is to be destitute of sincere friendship.” – Sir Francis Bacon
  • “As we grow up we don’t lose friends. We just learn who our real ones are.” — Unknown
  • “Our roads may split and drift apart but we’ll always remain friends at heart.” – Unknown
  • “No one is really busy. It all depends on what number you are on their priority list.”
  • “Ever has it been that love knows not its own depth until the hour of separation.” ―Khalil Gibran
  • “An insincere friend is more to be feared than a wild beast; a wild beast may wound your body, but an evil friend will wound your mind.” — Buddha
  • “Friendship must never be buried under the weight of misunderstanding.” – Sri Chinmoy
  • “I don’t give up on friendship easily, But when I do it’s because they gave up first.” —Unknown
  • “If two friends ask you to judge a dispute, do not accept, as you may lose a friend.” — Saint Augustine
  • “You know you’ve read a good book when you turn the last page and feel a little as if you have lost a friend.”
  • “Sometimes you just have to accept the fact that some people only enter your life as a temporary happiness.”
  • Remembering all our memories, and it’s times like these that I miss you most, remembering when we were so close.”
  • “True friendship is like sound health; the value of it is seldom known until it is lost.” — Charles Caleb Colton
  • “It’s hard to tell who has your back, from who has it long enough just to stab you in it”. – Nicole Richie
  • “Broken friendships are very hard to fix but sometimes we just have to believe that everything will be okay in the end.”
  • “Friendship means understanding, not agreement. It means forgiveness, not forgetting. It means the memories last, even if contact is lost.” — Author Unknown
  • A friend once asked me; “What if I broke your trust someday”? I replied “Trusting you was my decision and proving me right is your choice”
  • “We always thought we’d look back on our tears and laugh, but we never thought we’d look back on our laughter and cry.”
  • “False friends are like our shadow, keeping close to us while we walk in the sunshine, but leaving us the instant we cross into the shade.” – Christian Nestell Bovee
  •  “Don’t be dismayed at goodbyes. A farewell is necessary before you can meet again. And meeting again, after moments or lifetime, is certain for those who are friends.” – Richard Bach
  • “While we are mourning the loss of our friend, others are rejoicing to meet him behind the veil.” –John Taylor
  • “True regret is knowing you missed your only opportunity to be simply a good friend to someone that was exactly like you.”- Shannon L. Alder
  • We all lose friends.. we lose them in death, to distance, and over time. But even though they may be lost, hope is not. The key is to keep them in your heart, and when the time is right, you can pick up the friendship right where you left off. Even the lost find their way home when you leave the light on. ― Amy Marie Walz
  • “No person is your friend who demands your silence or denies your right to grow.” — Alice Walker
  • “Breaking with old friends is one of the most painful of the changes in all that piling up of a multitude of small distasteful changes that constitutes growing older.” – John Dos Passos
  •  “Friendship is like a glass ornament, once it is broken, it can rarely be put back together in exactly the same way.” – Charles Kingsley

Broken Friendship Quotes That Make You Cry

  • “When your friends are gone and you only can look at pictures, then remember, that times and people change but that memories stay forever.”
  • “And I wonder where the friendship went. What about the days and the memories we spent? Now it feels like I’m being replaced. Now it feels like I don’t know you.” – Unknown
  • Can miles truly separate you from friends? If you want to be with someone you love, aren’t you already there? — Richard Bach
  • “You meet people who forget you. You forget the people you meet. But sometimes you meet those people you can’t forget. Those are your friends.”
  • “Friendship means understanding, not agreement. It means forgiveness, not forgetting. It means the memories last, even if contact is lost.”
  • “Your lost friends are not dead, but gone before, advanced a stage or two upon that road which you must travel in the steps they trod.” — Aristophanes
  • When our friends are alive, we see the good qualities they lack; dead, we remember only those they possessed. — Jean Antoine Petit-Senn
  • “Some people are going to leave, but that’s not the end of your story. That’s the end of their part in your story.”
  • “True friends are the ones who never leave your heart, even if they leave your life for a while. Even after years apart, you pick up with them right where you left off, and even if they die they’re never dead in your heart.”
  • “The problem with having friends was that you might lose them. Or they might get hurt.” —Gwenda Bond
  • “Sometimes we lose friends for whose loss our regret is greater than our grief and others for whom our grief is greater than our regret.” — Francois de la Rochefoucauld
  • “One of the difficult things about growing older is that you start losing so many friends. On the other hand, the older you get, the less time you have to wait until you see them again.” ― Ron Brackin
  • “True friendship can afford true knowledge. It does not depend on darkness and ignorance.” –  Henry David Thoreau
  • “In the end, we will remember not the words of our enemies, but the silence of our friends.” — Martin Luther King, Jr.
  • “Breaking with old friends is one of the most painful of the changes in all that piling up of a multitude of small distasteful changes that constitutes growing older.” — John Dos Passos
  •  “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
  • “No distance of place or lapse of time can lessen the friendship of those who are thoroughly persuaded of each other’s worth.” — Robert Southey
  • “On the death of a friend, we should consider that the fates through confidence have devolved on us the task of a double living, that we have henceforth to fulfill the promise of our friend’s life also, in our own, to the world.” — Henry David Thoreau
  • “The deep pain that is felt at the death of every friendly soul arises from the feeling that there is in every individual something which is inexpressible, peculiar to him alone, and is, therefore, absolutely and irretrievably lost.” — Arthur Schopenhauer
  • Death is but crossing the world, as friends do the seas; they live in one another still. For they must be present, that love and live in that which is omnipresent. In this divine glass, they see face to face, and their converse is free as well as pure. This is the comfort of friends, that though they may be said to die, yet their friendship and society are, in the best sense, ever-present, because immortal. — William Penn
  • “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.” — Joseph Roux
  • Don’t be dismayed at goodbyes. A farewell is necessary before you can meet again. And meeting again, after moments or lifetime, is certain for those who are friends. — Richard Bach

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