120 Sad Friendship Quotes That Will Make You Cry

Looking for really sad quotes on friendship? We have rounded up the best collection of sad friendship quotes, sayings, messages, captions, status, about broken or lost friendships that mattered to you a lot.

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Having a friend is a special feeling. You share some of the best memories with them. They stand with you through thick and thin and give you the support you need.

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But often friendships can disappoint you. Betrayal, dishonesty, lying, and cheating can cause you to end that relationship. Though broken friendships are painful, the sadness is sometimes unbearable.

However, sometimes friendships can also bring heartache, disappointment, and sadness. When a friendship takes a turn for the worse or ends abruptly, it can be a painful experience.

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Losing a friend to death, or a breakup is hurting and sometimes you cannot get the words to express your true feelings of how much you miss being with them.

These sad friendship quotes are heart-touching, true, and will be quite relatable to you if you are sad about your BFF or friends.

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Don’t forget to check out broken friendship quotes and Missing Friends Quotes for your far-away friend you miss spending time with.

Top 20 Sad Friendship Quotes

  1. “Friendships cause heartbreaks too.”                                                                                               

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    Sad Friendship Quotes

  2. “No Expectation. No Disappointment.”

  3. “I’d rather have no friends than fake ones.”

  4. “Hell is being betrayed by a trusted friend.”

  5. “Hard times will always reveal true friends.”

  6. “Have a nice life. I’m done trying to be in it.”

  7. “It hurt because it mattered.” – John Green

  8. “I miss those days when we all were friends.”                                                                                 

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    Sad Best Friend Quotes

  9. “I miss you. The old you. The new one sucks.”

  10. “Sad but true, friends can break your heart too.”

  11. “I’m that person everyone replaces after a while.”

  12. “Sometimes you have to unfollow people in real life.”

  13. “I didn’t lose a friend. I just realized I never had one.”                                                                     

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    Sad Emotional Friendship Quotes

  14. “I think I’ll miss you most of all.” – The Wizard Of Oz

  15. “It’s really sad when you know a friendship has to end.”

  16. “Friendship is but a name; fidelity but an empty name.”

  17. “We’re not close anymore, but I’ll be here if you need me.”

  18. “We don’t lose friends, we just learn who the real ones are.”

  19. “Sadness is… seeing your best friend close with someone else.”                                                             

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    Sad BFF Quotes

  20. “Misfortune shows those who are not really friends.” – Aristotle

  21. “Sometimes we create our own heartbreaks through expectation.”

  22. “A true friend’s silence hurts more than an enemy’s rough words.”

  23. “Just because I don’t talk to you, doesn’t mean I don’t miss you…”

  24. “We are neither on good terms or bad. We are no longer anything.”

  25. “The most painful goodbyes are the ones that are never explained.”

  26. “I hate two faced people. It’s so hard to decide which face to slap first.”

  27. “Missing you is not what hurts. It is knowing that I had you and lost you.”

  28. “The saddest thing about betrayal is that it never comes from your enemies.”                                                                                                                                               

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    sad friendship quotes that make you cry

  29. “What are you so sad about? We’re going to know him for the rest of our lives.”

  30. “I don’t regret my past, I just regret the time I’ve wasted with the wrong people.”

  31. “The most painful goodbyes are the ones that are never said and never explained.”                                                                                                                                                 

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    sad quotes about friendship breakups

  32. “Real loss only occurs when you lose something that you love more than yourself.”

  33. “No one is really busy. It all depends on what number you are on their priority list.”

  34. “The sad moment when you can feel you and your best friend slowly drifting apart.”                                                                                                                                           

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    sad friendship ending quotes

  35. “I trusted you, but now your words mean nothing because your actions spoke the truth.”

  36. “It doesn’t matter if it was a relationship or friendship. When it ends, your heart breaks.”

  37. “The worst thing ever is seeing your best friend slowly replacing you with another friend.”                                                                                                                                                   

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    Sad Friendship Quotes Images

  38. “The walls we build around us to keep out the sadness also keep out the joy.” – Jim Rohn

  39. “Sometimes you have to give up on people. Not because you don’t care, because they don’t.”

  40. “People change, Friends sometimes become strangers, but the memories will never change.”

  41. “Friendship is delicate as a glass, once broken it can be fixed but there will always be cracks…”

  42. “At some point, you have to realize that some people can stay in your heart but not in your life.”

  43. “Oh, my bad. I’m sorry for bothering you. I forgot I only exist when you need me for something.”

  44. “Friendship that insists upon agreement on all things isn’t worth the name.” – Mahatma Gandhi

  45. “I’ve had many friends over the years. The one problem with these friendships? They didn’t last.”

  46. “I guess what they say is true/Friends come and go/But I never thought that would apply to you.”

  47. “Friendship is not always forever, sometimes it is our ego and negative thoughts that destroys it.”

  48. “It is not that I didn’t knew about you. All I was doing was shielding myself from this better truth.”

  49. “Holding onto the past is a recipe for an unhappy life.” – Pearl Little; Julie Schoen, Christian Yoga

  50. “No person is your friend who demands your silence, or denies your right to grow.” – Alice Walker

  51. “There is no distance too far between friends, for friendship gives wings to the heart.” – Kathy Kay Benudiz

  52. “Sometimes you just have to accept the fact that some people only enter your life as a temporary happiness.”

  53. “A broken friendship that is mended through forgiveness can be even stronger than it once was.” – S. Richards

  54. “I hate how we’ve drifted apart, but then again, if you won’t make an effort to keep me in your life, why should I?”

  55. “Cherish the times you have with people because when those times are gone all you’ll have is memories.” – Lauren

  56. “Some people aren’t loyal to you. They are loyal to their needs of you. Once their needs change, so does their loyalty.”                                                                                     

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    sad broken friendship quotes

  57. “Somebody asked me if I knew you. A million memories flash through my mind, but I just smiled and said I used to.”

  58. “In the end, we will remember not the words of our enemies, but the silence of our friends.” – Martin Luther King, Jr.

  59. “The scariest thing about distance is you don’t know whether they’ll miss you or forget about you.” – The Notebook

  60. “If someone ask me who is your best friend? I will simply say… “Someone who’ll never avoid me just because of someone else.”

  61. “I’m sad, hurt, angry, mad, and disappointed. But you know what? I’ll put on a smile and move on. It will hurt, but I will survive.”

  62. “A million words would not bring you back, I know because I’ve tried. Neither would a million tears I know because I’ve cried.”

  63. “Sometimes the people who are thousands miles away from you can make you feel better than the people who are right besides you.”

  64. “Sometimes I get this urge to talk to you, and then I remember that you’re a different person now, it’s just sad because I miss you alot.”

  65. “Friendship means understanding, not agreement. It means forgiveness, not forgetting. It means the memories last, even if contact is lost.”

  66. “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 had a fight…”

  67. “Sweet is the memory of distant friends! Like the mellow rays of the departing sun, it falls tenderly, yet sadly, on the heart.” – Washington Irving

  68. “We’ve known each other since high school, and it just throws me off how you can end our friendship so abruptly without any notice. Do you not care at all?”

  69. “Don’t feel sad over someone who gave up on you, feel sorry for them because they gave up on someone who would have never given up on them.” – Frank Ocean

  70. “Don’t ever say that we are friends, don’t ever believe that you can make amends. People like you give friendship a bad name, I hope you rot in guilt and shame.”

  71. “Friendship is meant to have mutual benefits for both people, but we often evaluate others by how they might benefit us.” – Tony Dungy, The One Year Uncommon Life Daily Challenge

  72. “Don’t be dismayed at good-byes. A farewell is necessary before you can meet again. And meeting again, after moments or lifetimes, is certain for those who are friends.” – Richard Bach

  73. “Social media technology has captured the attention of the public by misrepresenting the term “friend” and the concept known as “friendship.”” – Martin Murphy, Friendship: The Joy of Relationships

  74. “We all expect some changes to be made. It’s sad, especially for this group. We’ve been together such a long time that you create a deep bond and friendship with the guys in here.” – Markus Naslund

  75. “Fake friends are like shadows: Always near you at your brightest moments, but nowhere to be seen at your darkest hour but true friends are like stars, you don’t always see them but they are always there.”

  76. “Our friend is hurting, in pain, and traveling along the road of despair and grief. But old friend, never feel that we will not gladly walk with you through these difficult times.” – Byron Pulsifer, Reflection Of Life

  77. “I think what hurts the most is when you give your all to someone. Through thick and thin, you’re there for them. You stick with them, no matter what. Then one day, they just give up. They won’t even fight for you. The one thing you would never have done, they did with no hesitation.”

  78. “It may easily happen that you are more polite and courteous to people outside your home or people you never expect to meet again, than to those who are members of your family or whose friendship is really worth cultivating.” – Lawrence G. Lovasik, The Hidden Power of Kindness

  79. “Shy women may have always been short on companions; for them the frustration is not losing friends, but pushing past their reserve to make them. Whatever the reason pals are scarce, the impact is the same. It’s like missing an essential nutrient. Without friends, problems weigh more and pleasures yield less joy.” – Marla Paul, The Friendship Crisis

  80. “We all need a little help from our friends. If not now, tomorrow. Or the day after. Or the year after. Some people never realize it until it’s too late. They invest in stocks, bonds, or real estate thinking money is going to give them the security and happiness they seek. Sadly, they neglect the most important investment of their lives – time spent finding, making, and nurturing true friendships and true lasting love relationships.” – Leil Lowndes, How to Be a People Magnet

Sad Friendship Ending Quotes

Sad friendship quotes capture the complexity of this emotion and offer comfort to those who are going through a tough time in their friendship.

These quotes express the sadness, hurt, and disappointment that can come from a friendship that has changed or ended.

They can also serve as a reminder that it’s okay to feel sad and to grieve the loss of a friendship.

  1. “There actually is an “End” in friendship.”

  2. “I once had a best friend who’s now a stranger.”                                                                             

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    heart touching sad friendship quotes

  3. “It hurts to remember how close we were back then.”                                                             

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    Sad Friendship Sayings

  4. “Holding on to friendships that are over leads to a sad life.”

  5. “A friendship that can end never really began.” – Publilius Syrus

  6. “From friends to strangers with memories. (That’s pretty sad, isn’t it?)”                               

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    Sad Friendship Quotes Pictures

  7. “So many friendships ended just because I stopped texting them first.”                                         

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    sad friendship quotes that make you cry

  8. “I used to know you the best and now I don’t even remember your name.”

  9. “It doesn’t matter if it was a relationship or a friendship. When it ends, your heart breaks.”

  10. “Ever has it been that friendship knows not its own depth until the hour of separation.” – Kahlil Gibran

  11. “It’s sad when you’ve already learned to be a part of someone’s life and then you end up being strangers.”

  12. “We have three types of friends in life: friends for a reason, friends for a season, and friends for a lifetime.”

  13. “Some people are going to leave, but that’s not the end of your story. That’s the end of their part in your story.”

  14. “Somebody asked me if I knew you. A million memories flashed through my mind but I just smiled and said I used to.”

  15. “Sometimes you have to give up on people. Not because you don’t care, because they don’t.” – Neetu Khatri Kajal, Immortal Love

  16. “Sometimes I feel like we’re friends, sometimes I feel like we’re more than friends, but sometimes I feel like I’m just a stranger to you.”

  17. “Its really amazing when two strangers become the best of friends, but it’s really sad when the best of friends become two strangers.”

  18. “When one has lost a friend one’s eyes should be neither dry nor streaming. Tears, yes, there should be, but not lamentation.” – Seneca

  19. “Walk away from friendships that make you feel small and insecure, and seek out people who inspire you and support you.” – Michelle Obama

  20. “Could we see when and where we are to meet again, We would be more tender, When we bid our friends goodbye.” – Ouida, Appreciation Poems

  21. “Friends are people who make you laugh, who support and encourage you. Don’t feel sad if you lose a friendship that doesn’t do that.” – Catherine Pulsifer

  22. “It’s sad to be leaving good friends, but I’m happy because I’m going to play more. I just wanted to play. I wanted to stay here my whole life.” – Placido Polanco

  23. “It’s sad when people you know become people you knew. When you can walk right past someone like they were never a big part of your life. How you used to be able to talk for hours and how now, you can barely even look at them.”

  24. “You meet someone. You two get close. It’s all great for awhile. Then someone stops trying. Talks less. Awkward conversations. The drifting. Soon no communication whatsoever. Memories start to fade. Then the person that you know because that person you knew. Sad isn’t it, growing apart from the person that you once called best friend?”

  25. “The emotional dilemma is discovering the meaning in a relationship, even after it ends, and not viewing it as a waste of time or a mistake now that it’s over. As with divorce, intimate friendships that end remain an important part of the fabric of your life. You learned, you grew, you laughed, and you cried. The friendships have to be grieved; their time has passed. Whether you or the other did the letting go, you can go on.”

Sad Friendship Quotes That Make You Cry

  1. “Dear best friend, I need you like a fish needs water. Please don’t even go.”

  2. “Best friends make life more beautiful and when they go, it is always the opposite.”

  3. “Friends are like medicine, they heal you but you left me all like this to suffer alone.”

  4. “Please don’t believe others. Please talk to me for the last time—yours truly best friend.”

  5. “Those who deeply care for you, hear your silence. I learned it but it cost me my friendship.”

  6. “But weren’t best friends the only people, who clap for you selflessly and enjoy your success?”

  7. “Nights are longer now since you left me, but I keep on counting stars with hope of your comeback.”

  8. “I met you, you said hi. we became friends and shared moments. You promised to never leave me but where are you now?”

  9. “The saddest part isn’t that with each passing day I feel like I need you more, but it’s the fact that you don’t need me at all…”

  10. “Dear best friend, life is beautiful since you came in my life. Although they say friendships end and best friends leave—I am not going to believe this ever. Let’s prove them wrong.”

  11. “My friends were my world but you my best friend, were my universe. You knew it and everything. Still you did every other thing. There are chances of life out of the world but universe offer no chances for it.”

  12. “It’s crazy coz I don’t even know when you became so important to me. It’s like watching a snowstorm. You see the flakes falling, but you don’t realize how they’re adding up. Then suddenly your whole lawn is covered. All these little things have added up, and you’re my snowstorm, baby.”

  13. “Sometimes in life, you need 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.”

  14. “An eternal memory… Until we meet again, those special memories of you will always bring a smile if only I could have you back for just a little while. Then we could sit and talk again just like we used to do you always meant so very much and always will do too. The fact that you’re no longer here will always cause me pain but you’re forever in my heart until we meet again.”

  15. “Just because we don’t talk any more, doesn’t mean that I’ve forgotten about you. It doesn’t mean that I no longer care. Truth is, I still do. I do my best to check up on you, to see how you’re doing. To see if you’re okay, but every time I get the urge to talk to you, it suddenly hits me that we’re strangers. You don’t want me in your life, hence the reason why I’m no longer a part of you. But, even though everything’s changed; I just want you to know that I’m still here. I’ll still be here for you. I’ll still lend you my shoulders and my ears. I don’t care what time it is, what I’m doing. Don’t hesitate for talk to me because, half the time, I wish that you were talking to me. I just really miss your presence. I miss you being my best friend. I just miss you in general.”

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Sad friendship quotes can help us process our emotions and come to terms with the reality of the situation.

They can offer words of wisdom and insight into the nature of friendship and the human experience. They can also provide a sense of solidarity and understanding, reminding us that we are not alone in our struggles.

If you’re going through a difficult time in a friendship, or if you’ve experienced the loss of a friendship, sad friendship quotes can be a source of comfort and support.

They can help you process your emotions, gain perspective, and find the strength to move forward.

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