A collection of broken friendship quotes are here for you. We compiled some of the best and saddest quotes about broken friendship. Losing a friend is like losing a part of you that you can never bring back. It’s worse than losing the one you love, because it is like losing a sister or a brother. It’s losing that one person who can speak directly to your soul and whose heart is in sync with yours. You can find a lot of quotes, advice and how-to guides on moving on after a break up, but you don’t see a lot of those that tell you how to move one after losing a friend.

A broken friendship is irreparable in some way. Sure, you can be friends in the future, but it will never be the same as it once was. There is a wide gap where there was none. Surely, these sad broken friendship quotes can express the feeling and words that you can’t express. These quotes about losing a friend would explain how hard it is to lose a friend.

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Sometimes, friends drift apart. Friends who once talked on the phone almost every day, now find it hard to say greet each other when they bump into each other. Sometimes, people pretend that they didn’t see each other—it’s much easier and less awkward. It’s really painful especially when you consider this friend as family. Here are some images of broken friendship quotes.


Friendship is delicate as a glass, once broken it can be fixed but there will always be cracks.
― Waqar Ahmed


Friendship is not about whom you have known the longest… it’s about who came and never left your side.
― Unknown


Friends are like petals on a flower; together they’re beautiful and make people smile but eventually some petals fall off and drift off in the wind and go their own ways.
― Unknown


A simple friend thinks the friendship is over when you have an argument. A real friend knows that it’s not a friendship until after you’ve had a fight.
― Unknown


Moving on is simple; what you leave behind, that makes it difficult.
― Unknown


You meet people who forget you. You forget people you meet. But sometimes you meet those people you can’t forget. Those are your friends.
― Unknown


Things change and friends leave and life doesn’t stop for anybody.
― Unknown


Real loss only occurs when you lose something that you love more than yourself.
― Anonymous

Broken Friendship Quotes that Make You Cry

We look back at fond memories and smile at the good times shared with old friends. True, we may not bring those moments back, but these beautiful memories will always be with us in our hearts. It may cause some pain but this will make us stronger. Take a look at these sad broken friendship sayings that will make you cry.

I’m not even going to get mad anymore. I’m just going to learn to expect the lowest out of the people I thought the highest of.

Discovered who were my real friends. I just wished that wasn’t the way I had to discover.
― Anonymous

It’s amazing when strangers become friends but it’s so sad, when friends become strangers.
― Unknown

False friends are like your shadow; they follow you in the sun, but leave your side when it gets dark
― Unknown

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, Ninth Grade Slays

Caring was the only thing I ever did when we were friends. The minute you turned your back is the minute I realized I deserved better.
― Unknown

It breaks my heart to see the person who I thought was my best friend, forget about me, lie to me, ignore me and just leave me alone without a warning…
― Unknown

You were the one I thought who wouldn’t…let me down. What shocked me is…when I needed you the most…you were the first to walk away.
― Unknown

Sad Broken Friendship Quotes and Sayings

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

Friendship must never be buried under the weight of misunderstanding…
― Sri Chinmoy

Broken friendships are very hard to fix but sometimes we just have to believe that everything will be okay in the end.
― Unknown

Men kick friendship around like a football, but it doesn’t seem to crack. Women treat it like glass and it goes to pieces.
― Anne Morrow Lindbergh

There is nothing more dreadful than the habit of doubt. Doubt separates people. It is a poison that disintegrates friendships and breaks up pleasant relations. It is a thorn that irritates and hurts; it is a sword that kills.
― Buddha

Oh, sometimes I think it is of no use to make friends. They only go out of your life after awhile and leave a hurt that is worse than the emptiness before they came.
― L.M. Montgomery

The sword wounds the body, but words wound the soul. These are the wounds I received in the house of my friends
― Zechariah

If it’s very painful for you to criticize your friends – you’re safe in doing it. But if you take the slightest pleasure in it, that’s the time to hold your tongue.
― Alice Duer Miller

Quotes about Broken Friendship

It is more shameful to distrust our friends than to be deceived by them.
― Confucius

The path of social advancement is, and must be, strewn with broken friendships.
― H G Wells

Socializing with the wrong people or getting involve with a useless conversation or harmful hearsay can cost friendship and your reputation.
― Craig Williams

A simple apology could fix a friendship that shouldn’t have ended in the first place. Don’t let your pride stop you from doing what’s right.
― Sonia Parker

If someone has been there for you through thick and thin, find a way to fix your problems with them because they’re worth holding onto.
― Sonia Parker

It will always be okay to walk out of someone’s life if you feel that you no longer play enough of a role in it.
― Ritu Ghatourey

That person you took for granted today could turn out to be the only one person you will need tomorrow.
― Kemmy Nola

Some friendships, no matter how hard you try, never recover the joy they once had. But if you feel pain of regret or remorse when you think about a lost friend and do nothing about it, you’ll never know what might have been.
― Mapayma

Losing a Friend Quotes

A broken friendship that is mended through forgiveness can be even stronger than it once was.
― Ritu Ghatourey

One day you’ll realize you pushed away the one person who was always there for you when no one else was and when that day comes you will be sorry, because you let go of someone who no matter what would have never let go of you
― Rashida Rowe

Pay attention to the friends that help you when you’re down, so you know who to ignore when you get back up.
― Rashida Rowe

Friendship is like a glass ornament, once it is broken, it can rarely be put back together in exactly the same way…
― Charles Kingsley

Make as many friends as you can, but don’t build your life on them alone. It’s an unstable foundation.
― Unknown

I hate fake people and those who just want to take not give I closed my eyes from long time my goal exist only in the darkness.
― Unknown

It had never crossed my mind that I could be blinded by a friendship, but now I know I can.
― Unknown

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