43 Valentine's Day Quotes For Friends To Share Loving Messages With Each One

Updated August 15, 2023by Regain Editorial Team

Valentine’s Day is the day of love. However, it doesn’t mean that you have to celebrate romantic love on this day. This special holiday is a great time to celebrate all of your friends and loved ones who have a meaningful place in your life. Whether you’re in a relationship or are currently single, Valentine’s Day is a welcome occasion to express your love to your friends and celebrate your friendships.

Words of Affirmation Can Be More Important Than You Think
Quotes For Long-Distance Friendships 

On this day for friends who are far away or friends who you are unable to see, celebrating this day with them can be difficult. Sending loving quotes or messages to them on this Valentine's day (or any day) can be a great way to show friends love and appreciation. But it may be hard to find the right words to express how grateful you are for their friendship on this day or any day. Sharing meaningful quotes can be a beautiful way to show them how much you truly care about them on this day or every day. 
“Distance means so little, when someone means so much.” — Tom McNeal

“A part of you has grown in me, together forever we shall be, never apart, maybe in distance, but not in heart.” — Unknown

“There is magic in long-distance friendships. They let you relate to other human beings in a way that goes beyond being physically together and is often more profound.” — Diana Cortes

“There are friendships imprinted in our hearts that will never be diminished by time and distance.” — Dodinsky

Humorous, Light-hearted, Funny Messages For Friends

Friends are often some of the people we share the most laughs with on the day to day. This Valentine’s Day, share a humorous friendship quote to make your friend or friends smile. You can also share these quotes with your friends not on Valentine's day as a way to show care for the friendship.  

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

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

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

“Never let your best friends get lonely... keep disturbing them.” — Candlelight Publications

Short And Sweet Friendship Quotes

While you may have a lot to say about your friendship to friends day-to-day, sometimes short and sweet quotes is all that you need, or you may even have a quotes character limit on a text or card. In that case, here are some short, yet meaningful quotes perfect for celebrating a special friendship this Valentine’s Day or any day.

“Rare as is true love, true friendship is rarer.” — Jean De La Fontaine

“Life was meant for good friends and great adventures.” — Unknown

“Friendship is a widely underrated medication.” — Anna Deavere Smith

Quotes For New Friends

If you’ve recently begun a new friendship close to this day and want to let these new friends know how much they mean to you on this particular day through quotes, here are some quotes about friends tailored specifically for those new connections in your life this Valentine's day. 

“The great thing about new friends is that they bring new energy to your soul.” — Shanna Rodriguez

“Life is partly what we make it, and partly what it is made by the friends we choose.” — Tennessee Williams

“Some souls just understand each other upon meeting.”- N. R. Hart

Quotes For Your Best Friend

Your best friend is probably one of the most important people in your life and sometimes it may be hard to find the right words to let them know. Choose a quote below to let your bestie know how much they truly mean to you.

“There are friends, there is family and then there are friends that become family.” — Unknown

"Many people will walk in and out of your life, but only true friends will leave footprints in your heart.” — Eleanor Roosevelt

“Truly great friends are hard to find, difficult to leave, and impossible to forget.” — G. Randolf

“Real friendship, like real poetry, is extremely rare — and precious as a pearl.” — Tahar Ben Jelloun

“Things are never quite as scary when you’ve got a best friend.” — Bill Watterson, Calvin and Hobbes

Sentimental Friendship Quotes

Valentine’s Day is the perfect time to get a little sentimental with your friends and let them know just how much you love them on this day. This Valentine's day can be for long-term friends or new friends!  If you can’t seem to find the words this Valentine's day, here are some great meaningful quotes to share with them.

“The best and most beautiful things in the world cannot be seen or even touched — they must be felt with the heart.” — Helen Keller

“The language of friendship is not words but meanings.”  —Henry David Thoreau

“A friend is someone who understands your past, believes in your future, and accepts you just the way you are.” — Unknown

“I would rather walk with a friend in the dark, than alone in the light.” — Helen Keller

“Friendship is always a sweet responsibility, never an opportunity.” — Khalil Gibran

Deep Meaningful Messages For Those You Love

For incredibly close friendships, perhaps with long-term friends or just an incredibly deep connection with all friends, profound quotes may be a great way to express your sentiments for your friendship on this day or any day. 

Words of Affirmation Can Be More Important Than You Think

“The friend who can be silent with us in a moment of despair or confusion, who can stay with us in an hour of grief and bereavement, who can tolerate not knowing…not healing, not curing…that is a friend who cares.” — Henri Nouwen

“But friendship is precious, not only in the shade, but in the sunshine of life, and thanks to a benevolent arrangement the greater part of life is sunshine.” — Thomas Jefferson

“In the sweetness of friendship let there be laughter, for in the dew of little things the heart finds its morning and is refreshed.” — Khalil Gibran

“Don’t walk behind me; I may not lead. Don’t walk in front of me; I may not follow. Just walk beside me and be my friend.” — Albert Camus

The day of celebration for love can be for friends, family or anyone you love, including yourself. Sending quotes to your friends on this day, whether you live close or far, can be a wonderful way to celebrate this day of love. This day is not the only day you can send these love quotes to your friends but this day is a great reminder to do so. This day of love can hold different meanings to friends and loved ones, so if you’re not sure what to say to your friends on this day, do not worry! This article has a wide variety of quotes to choose from so you can find the quote that suits your friends the best. Whether you have a Valentine or not on this day, do not forget that you are an embodiment of love yourself and deserve to celebrate on this day and every day. Maybe write one of the quotes down in a card for yourself and open it this V-day. Saying words of affirmation to yourself day-to-day or on a special day like Valentine's day can be an incredibly loving thing to do.

Need Some Help?

While Valentine’s Day is a special occasion to share time with your loved ones, it may be a difficult time for some people. They may not be able to be with their loved ones, are experiencing a breakup, had a falling out with a friend, or are going through a particularly hard time in their life. If Valentine’s Day is a difficult time for you, or you’re currently going through a hard time regardless of the day, it’s important to remember that you’re not alone. Regain is an online therapy platform specializing in relationships that can match you with a licensed and experienced therapist to best suit your needs. They can provide tools and guidance to help you overcome any challenges you may be facing on this particular day or perhaps in your day-to-day life, all from the comfort of your own home or wherever you have an internet connection.
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