Celebrating Friendship Day - here are some quotes and wishes you can share

Celebrating Friendship Day - here are some quotes and wishes you can share
The origin of ‘Friendship Day’ goes back to the early 1900s. The founder of Hallmark Cards, Joyce Hall, is said to have founded ‘Friendship Day’ in 1919. He embarked on the concept of Friendship Day so that people can rejoice in the special bond of friendship.

However, by the year 1940, the trend faded away and friendship day was not really celebrated enthusiastically. In 1998, the United Nations named Winnie the Pooh as the World’s Ambassador of Friendship, Eventually in 2011, the United Nations recognized 30th July as the International Friendship Day.

However, in some countries, Friendship Day is celebrated on the first Sunday in the month of August. So, you get to pick your day! This year, you can celebrate Friendship Day either on Thursday, July 30, 2020 or on Sunday, August 2, 2020.

Friendship Day can have different flavors. Given the ongoing pandemic and the ongoing lockdown, it may not be possible for all friends to catch up in person. However, the special day could start with a message that says how much you care.

Here’s is a good collection of Friendship Day wishes and quotes that you can share.

Heartfelt wishes for a true friend

You are everything that a true friend can be. You are the most precious gift from God. I wish that we remain best friends for the rest of our life. Wishing you a very Happy Friendship Day!


True friendship cannot be found, it has to be earned. Your friendship is the most valuable thing for me because I have earned it. Happy Friendship Day!

Hey bestie, Happy Friendship Day! You are one of the kindest, funniest, and most helpful one I’ve ever met. Let’s stick to each other forever!

I am one of those lucky individuals who has gotten to experience the meaning of true friendship. Happy Friendship Day, buddy!

Prayers for long-lasting friendship

Happy Friendship Day! I pray that our beautiful friendship always remains the same.

Happy Friendship Day, my buddy! You are someone I can count on in every step of my life. May our beautiful friendship last forever!

Thanking the best friend

I have no words to describe how I feel, to have a friend like you. Thank you for being my best friend in life. Happy Friendship Day!

No matter what I wish for you on this special day, it will not be enough to express the feelings I have for you. You will always have a very special place in my heart. Happy friendship day!

Some people are so special in our lives that it’s hard to imagine existing in a universe without them. Happy friendship day, my friend!

Happy friendship day. You mean a lot to me. Thanks for being the shoulder I can always depend on.

My dear friend, I have learned what true friendship is because of you. Thank you for being a real blessing for me! Happy Friendship Day!

Wishing a special friend

Happy Friendship Day. I appreciate your love, kindness, and support! Thanks for being a part of my life, my friend.

Thank you for being my bundle of joy. Thank you for being supportive and kind and for believing in me when no one else did. Thank you for being a friend. Happy Friendship Day.

Dear friend, ever since you came into my life, you have filled my life with utter joy and happiness! Happy Friendship Day, to you!

Wonderful friendship day messages

A single candle can illuminate an entire room. A true friend lights up an entire lifetime. Thanks for the bright lights of your friendship.

From childhood memories to sharing dreams, secrets and special moments. Our relationship has come a long way! Know that you are cherished. Happy Friendship Day.

Each friend represents a world in us, a world possibly not born until they arrive, and it is only by this meeting that a new world is born.

True friendship is like sound health; the value of it is seldom known until it is lost.

Best friendship day quotes

The circle of friendship is a place of warmth and caring, where people come together for listening and sharing. A place of kindness and trust, a place of tears and laughter too. I'm glad to share that circle with a special friend like you. - Beth Stuckwisch

The glory of friendship is not the outstretched hand, not the kindly smile, nor the joy of companionship; it is the spiritual inspiration that comes to one when you discover that someone else believes in you and is willing to trust you with a friendship. - Ralph Waldo Emerson

There is a miracle called friendship that dwells within the heart and you don't know how it happens or when it gets to start. . . But the happiness it brings you always gives a special lift, and you realize that friendship is God's most precious gift!

On "Friendship Day" we celebrate the people we call our friends and have stayed by our side through thick and thin. It is also a great time to make new friends and all to the circle. Spread the joy and cherish the moments - that's the spirit of the day.