“Friends are the family we choose for ourselves.” – Edna Buchanan

“Sometimes friends are closer to us than our own blood.” – Ugo Betti

“Family isn’t always blood. It’s the people in your life who want you in theirs; the ones who accept you for who you are.” – Unknown

“Friends are the siblings God never gave us.” – Mencius

“Family is not an important thing, it’s everything. But sometimes, friends become our everything.” – Unknown

“Family are the ones who are supposed to be there for you no matter what, but sometimes friends are the ones who are there, no questions asked.” – Unknown

“The bond that links your true family is not one of blood, but of respect and joy in each other’s life.” – Richard Bach

“Friends show their love in times of trouble, not just in times of happiness.” – Euripides

“Family is not just the people who share your DNA; it’s the people who support you and love you unconditionally.” – Unknown

“It’s not what we have in life, but who we have in our life that matters.” – Unknown

“Friends are the ones you can count on, even when your family lets you down.” – Unknown

“A true friend is one who overlooks your failures and tolerates your success.” – Doug Larson

“Sometimes friends understand us better than our own family, and that’s when we realize their true value.” – Unknown

“Family may be obligated to love you, but friends choose to love you.” – Unknown

“Good friends are like stars. You don’t always see them, but you know they’re always there.” – Unknown

“Family is the foundation, but friends are the pillars that hold us up when things get tough.” – Unknown

“Friends become the family that fills in those empty spaces.” – Unknown

“Friendship isn’t about who you’ve known the longest, it’s about who walked into your life, said ‘I’m here for you,’ and proved it.” – Unknown

“Friends are the family we make for ourselves when our own family fails us.” – Unknown

“The greatest gift of life is friendship, and I have received it.” – Hubert H. Humphrey

“Friendship is born at that moment when one person says to another, ‘What! You too? I thought I was the only one.'” – C.S. Lewis

“A friend is someone who knows all about you and still loves you.” – Elbert Hubbard

“Friends are the family we find along the way, who love us despite our flaws and support us through thick and thin.” – Unknown