40 Crazy Funny Best Friend Quotes to Make Your BFF LOL

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Think back to all of your biggest milestones, your darkest hours, and your most euphoric triumphs: Who was there for every last one of those moments? Your best friend, of course! Indeed, having a best friend — or even more than one, if you’re truly lucky — is one of the greatest treasures in life.

There are plenty of ways to show your gratitude and admiration for these special souls — and hopefully, you do it as often and effusively as possible so they know how much you really care. Can’t find just the right words? These funny best friend quotes will help you pay tribute with a little knowing laughter, whether you’re writing a social media caption, a birthday card message, a text message, or an old-fashioned letter to your pal.

So let’s hear it for a best friend! Someone who supports you and celebrates you in equal measures. Someone who’s always there for you, no matter what. Or, as Elbert Hubbard put it, "A friend is someone who knows all about you and still loves you."

Looking for more friendship inspiration? These best friend quotes include options sweet, poignant, and profound. Or browse our huge list of best friend captions for Instagram to find the perfect words to run alongside that iconic pic of you and your bestie.

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  1. “My friends and I are crazy. That’s the only thing that keeps us sane.” — Matt Schucker

  2. "I don’t like to commit myself about heaven and hell — you see, I have friends in both places." — Mark Twain

  3. “A good friend will always stab you in the front.” — Oscar Wilde

  4. "The statistics on sanity are that one out of every four Americans is suffering from some form of mental illness. Think of your three best friends. If they’re OK, then it’s you." — Rita Mae Brown

  5. "Most of us don’t need a psychiatric therapist as much as a friend to be silly with." — Robert Brault

  6. "She’s my friend because we both know what it’s like to have people be jealous of us." — Cher, Clueless

  7. “Friendship is born at the moment when one man says to another, "What! You too? I thought I was the only one." — C.S. Lewis

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  8. "A friend is someone who knows all about you and still loves you." — Elbert Hubbard

  9. “Which of all my important nothings shall I tell you first?” — Jane Austen

  10. “One sure way to lose another woman’s friendship is to try to improve her flower arrangements.” — Marcelene Cox

  11. “If you wanna find out who’s a true friend, screw up or go through a challenging time … then see who sticks around.” — Karen Salmansohn

  12. “‘Tis the privilege of friendship to talk nonsense, and to have her nonsense respected.” — Charles Lamb

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  13. "A good friend will help you move. But a best friend will help you move a dead body." — Jim Hayes

  14. "A loyal friend laughs at your jokes when they’re not so good, and sympathizes with your problems when they’re not so bad.” – Arnold H. Glasgow

  15. "You’re mad. Bonkers. Off your head. But I’ll tell you a secret: Some of the best people are." — Lewis Carroll, Alice In Wonderland

  16. “Friends make you smile — best friends make you giggle ’til you pee your pants.” — Terri Guillemets

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

  18. “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

  19. “It takes your enemy and your friend, working together, to hurt you to the heart: the one to slander you and the other to get the news to you.” — Mark Twain

  20. "It's the friends you can call up at 4 a.m. that matter." — Marlene Dietrich

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  21. "There is nothing better than a friend, unless it is a friend with chocolate." — Linda Grayson

  22. “I do not want people to be very agreeable, as it saves me the trouble of liking them a great deal.” — Jane Austen

  23. “You find out who your real friends are when you’re involved in a scandal.” — Elizabeth Taylor

  24. "Friends are people who know you really well and like you anyway." — Greg Tamblyn

  25. “The capacity for friendship is God's way of apologizing for our families.” ― Jay McInerney, The Last of the Savages

  26. “I’ll stick to finding the funny in the ordinary because my life is pretty ordinary and so are the lives of my friends — and my friends are hilarious.” — Issa Rae

  27. “Nothing is more dangerous than a friend without discretion; even a prudent enemy is preferable.” — Jean de La Fontaine

  28. "The imaginary friends I had as a kid dropped me because their friends thought I didn't exist." — Aaron Machado

  29. “You can always tell a real friend: When you’ve made a fool of yourself he doesn’t feel you’ve done a permanent job.” — Laurence J. Peter

  30. “The worst part of success is trying to find someone who is happy for you." — Bette Midler

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  31. "A true friend is someone who thinks that you are a good egg even though he knows that you are slightly cracked." — Bernard Meltzer

  32. "It is one of the blessings of old friends that you can afford to be stupid with them." — Ralph Waldo Emerson

  33. "It is more fun to talk with someone who doesn't use long, difficult words but rather short, easy words like, 'What about lunch?'" ― A. A. Milne, Winnie the Pooh

  34. “One measure of friendship consists not in the number of things friends can discuss, but in the number of things they need no longer mention.” — Clifton Fadiman

  35. "Friendship is like money, easier made than kept." — Samuel Butler

  36. "'Tis a great confidence in a friend to tell him your faults; greater to tell him his." ― Benjamin Franklin

  37. “Friend is someone to share the last cookie with.” — Cookie Monster, Sesame Street

  38. “Come at once if convenient. If inconvenient, come all the same.” — Arthur Conan Doyle, Adventure of the Creeping Man

  39. “Life is an awful, ugly place to not have a best friend.”― Sarah Dessen

  40. “Anybody can sympathize with the sufferings of a friend, but it requires a very fine nature to sympathize with a friend's success.” ― Oscar Wilde

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