Friendship Day 2018 which falls on 5th August has a history to itself and is celebrated globally. There are several folktales and mythologies that shows how friendship has been valued since the beginning of the civilized world. The first World Friendship Day was proposed for 30th July in 1958 by the World Friendship Crusade. In 2011, the General Assembly of the United Nationa declared 30th July as the official International Friendship Day. However, some countries including India celebrate this day on the first Sunday of August every year.

Be it friendship day, independence day, mother’s day or father’s day, just a small message, a quote or a GIF speak a 1000 words nowadays. But the difficult task is to find great quotes or GIFs to send. We are here to save your time from digging for quotes and GIFs to send to your close friends.

Here we bring you some of the friendship day quotes:

“Friendship… is not something you learn in school. But if you haven’t learned the meaning of friendship, you really haven’t learned anything.”

♦ “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.”

♦ “I value the friend who for me finds time on his calendar, but I cherish the friend who for me does not consult his calendar.”

♦ “Remember, the greatest gift is not found in a store nor under a tree, but in the hearts of true friends.”

♦ “True friends offer a shoulder when you need to cry. Best friends are there with a shovel to beat up who made you cry.”

♦ “Your greatest asset is not the quantity of your friends, rather the quality of your friends.”

♦ “Sometimes in life, you find a special friend; someone who changes your life just by being part of it. Someone who makes you laugh until you can’t stop; someone who makes you believe that there really is good in the world. Someone who convinces you that there really is an unlocked door just waiting for you to open it.”

♦ “We cannot tell the precise moment when friendship is formed. As in filling a vessel drop by drop, there is at last a drop which makes it run over; so in a series of kindnesses there is at last one which makes the heart run over.”

♦ “Having a soulmate is not always about love. You can find your soulmate in a friendship too.”

♦ “There is a magnet in your heart that will attract true friends. That magnet is unselfishness, thinking of others first; when you learn to live for others, they will live for you.”

Friends are a very important part in a persons life. We might not share every detail about us with our family but we do it with our friends. A true friend is hard to find but when found should be treasured for life. Friendship is a relation that we are not born with but we chose this relationship. This bond is always very special and is with us forever. So celebrate this Friendship day with your loved and dear ones.