80 Fake Friend Quotes that will inspire you treasure the real ones

Fake friend quotes
Fake friend quotes

When you have a real friend that cares about you, you just know.

However, it’s not that easy to spot who your fake friends are.

They are only nice when you are around, but will talk behind your back the second you leave.

They gossip about you and spread rumors about you. And they feel entitled to your time and attention.

So here is a list of fake friend quotes to spot them from the crowd, and to give you the strength to cut them off.

  1. “Most people want to see you do better, but not doing better than them.” – London Mond
  2. “The only thing more frustrating than slanderers is those foolish enough to listen to them.” – Chris Jammi
  3. Someone who smiles too much with you can sometimes frown too much with you at your back.” – Michael Bassey Johnson
  4. “You will never have to question the intentions or integrity of people who have your best interest at heart.” – Germany Kent
  5. “Fear of something is at the root of hate for others, and hate within will eventually destroy the hater.” – George Washington Carver
  6. “Hatred imprisons the haters; love opens doors.” – Debasish Mridha
  7. “A true friend never gets in your way unless you happen to be going down.” – Arnold H. Glasow
  8. “Friendship is delicate as glass, once broken it can be fixed but there will always be cracks.” – Waqar Ahmed
  9. “No person is your friend who demands your silence, or denies your right to grow.” – Alice Walker
  10. “The strong-minded rise to the challenge of their goals and dreams. The weak-minded become haters.” – Steve Maraboli
  11. “Friends ask you questions; enemies question you.” ― Criss Jami, Healology
  12. “Letting go of toxic people in your life is a big step in loving yourself.” – Hussein Nishah
  13. “People only throw shade on what’s shining.” ― Genereux Philip
  14. “You create more space in your life when you turn your excess baggage to garbage.” – Chinonye J. Chudolue
  15. “Learn to use the criticism as fuel and you will never run out of energy.” – Orrin Woodward
  16. “It makes no sense to try to extend a friendship that was only meant to be a season into a lifetime.” – Mandy Hale
  17. “False friendship, like the ivy, decays and ruins the walls it embraces; but true friendship gives new life and animation to the object it supports.” – Richard Burton
  18. “Knowledge planted in truth grows in truth. Strength born of peace loses nothing to hate.” – Aberjhani
  19. “Before you count your friends, make sure you can count on them. Some friends are only around when they want something from you but are never there when you need something from them.” – Rashida Rowe
  20. “A friend who stands with you in pressure is more valuable than a hundred ones who stand with you in pleasure.” – Edward G. Bulwer-Lytton
  21. “Time passes and you begin to see, people for who they really are and not who they pretend to be.” – Scarlet Koop
  22. “Not all toxic people are cruel and uncaring. Some of them love us dearly. Many of them have good intentions. Most are toxic to our being simply because…they aren’t inherently bad people, but they aren’t the right people for us. And as hard as it is, we have to let them go.” – Daniell Koepke
  23. “The jealous are troublesome to others, but a torment to themselves.” – William Penn
  24. Lovers have a right to betray you, friends don’t.” – Judy Holliday
  25. “Stay away from lazy parasites, who perch on you just to satisfy their needs, they do not come to alleviate your burdens, hence, their mission is to distract, detract and extract, and make you live in abject poverty.” – Michael Bassey Johnson
  26. “Share your weaknesses. Share your hard moments. Share your real side. It’ll either scare away every fake person in your life or it will inspire them to finally let go of that mirage called “perfection,” which will open the doors to the most important relationships you’ll ever be a part of.” – Dan Pearce
  27. “It may…be judged indecent in me to come forward on this occasion; but when I see a fellow creature about to perish through the cowardice of her pretended friends, I wish to be allowed to speak, that I may say what I know of her character.” – Mary Shelley
  28. “A friendship that can cease has never been real.” – St. Jerome
  29. “You would always have undesired people around you but desired ones are least likely” ― Pushpa Rana
  30. “Fire false friends as early as possible. Do it before they dig out the dream seeds you’ve planted. The earlier, the better; the quicker, the safer.” – Israelmore Ayivor
  31. “We never lose friends, fake ones are exposed.” ― Carlos Wallace
  32. “Always be careful of your friend who loves your enemy; you either trust such a fellow for your life or for your death!” ― Ernest Agyemang Yeboah
  33. “Fake friends are with you today and against you tomorrow, whatever they say defines them not you .” ― Shizra
  34. “Nobody wants to know how you feel, yet, they want you to do what they feel.” ― Michael Bassey Johnson
  35. “It is only the great-hearted who can be true friends. The mean and cowardly can never know what true friendship means.” – Charles Kingsley
  36. “True friends esteem you of greater worth than you feel deserving. False friends demand you prove that worth.” ― Richelle E. Goodrich
  37. “An honest enemy is better than a best friend who lies.” – Vandi Tanko
  38. “Be very careful of who you share your problem with, remember that not every friend that smiles at you is your best friend.” – Kemmy Nola
  39. “You never lose Friends. Real ones will always stay – no matter what and the fakes, you don’t need anyways.” ― Drishti Bablani
  40. “Some people are willing to betray years of friendship just to get a little bit of the spotlight.” – Lauren Conrad
  41. “You should be aware of fake friends because it is the hardest to be aware of.” ― Eraldo Banovac
  42. “I don’t need a friend who changes when I change and who nods when I nod; my shadow does that much better.” ― Plutarch
  43. “Make sure the lions you roll with aren’t snakes in disguise.” – Genereux Philip
  44. “If you want to be my friend, I prefer honesty to fake praise.” – Christina Strigas
  45. “The best defense is to keep off the radar of negative people.” – Steven Redhead
  46. “Over a small misunderstanding, God will expose how people really feel about you…” -Gugu Mofokeng
  47. “A true friend is one who overlooks your failures and tolerates your success!” – Doug Larson
  48. “A true friend is someone who knows all about you and still loves you anyway.” – Elbert Hubbard
  49. “A true friend is someone who walks in when the rest of the world walks out.” – Walter Winchell
  50. “A true friend is someone who knows the song in your heart and can sing it back to you when you have forgotten the words.” – Donna Roberts
  51. “Fake friends are like shadows: always near you at your brightest moments, but nowhere to be seen at your darkest hour.” – Blanca Vigil
  52. “Friendship is also about liking a person for their failings, their weakness. It’s also about mutual help, not about exploitation.” ― Paul Theroux
  53. “If I had to choose between betraying my country and betraying my friend, I hope I should have the guts to betray my country.” ― E.M. Forster
  54. A friendship founded on business is a good deal better than a business founded on friendship.” ― John D. Rockefeller
  55. “Never contract friendship with a man that is not better than thyself.” ― Confucius
  56. “In one respect indeed, our employees may be reckoned dishonest, because, like great Statesmen, we encourage those who betray their friends.” ― John Gay
  57. “Be yourself. An original is worth more than a copy.” ― Suzy Kassem
  58. “Sometimes, you have to give up on people. Not because you don’t care but because they don’t.” ― Jennifer Green
  59. Fake people always think others are fake.” ― Tomichan Matheikal
  60. “Be careful who you trust because as quickly as they say they’re your friend is how quick they can turn their backs on you.” ― Abhishek Tiwari
  61. “As you grow older, you realize it becomes less important to have more friends and more important to have real ones.” ― Ziad K. Abdelnour
  62. “Anyone that hates on you is always below you because they’re just jealous of what you have.” ― Miley Cyrus
  63. “Nice words and a nice appearance don’t conclude that someone is nice. I believe that the nicer you look, the more deceptive you appear.” ― Michael Bassey Johnson
  64. “Weeding out the harmful influences should become the norm, not the exception.” ― Carlos Wallace
  65. “Remember the friends who stuck with you when they thought you had nothing.” ― Joyce Rachelle
  66. “People think being alone makes you lonely, but I don’t think that’s true. Being surrounded by the WRONG people is the loneliest thing in the world.” ― Kim Culbertson
  67. “Part of the journey in life is slipping and falling along the way; in these times, true friends are the ones who pick you up and dust you off.” ― Ken Poirot
  68. “It makes such a difference to go through life with a kind friend on the inside rather than a critic who is telling us how we’re messing up.” — Kim Fredrickson
  69. “Don’t listen to the malicious comments of those friends who, never taking any risks themselves, can only see other people’s failures.” — Paulo Coelho
  70. “There are many lonely people who have a lot of money but have no real friends. All of their money can not buy friends.” — Catherine Pulsifer
  71. “As you go through life, you will find that your acquaintances will be many, but only your true friends will share your pain as well as your pleasure.” — Heidi Catherine
  72. “Don’t fear the enemy that attacks you, but the fake friend that hugs you.” — Obameso Sunkanmi
  73. “Fake friends are like shadows: always near you at your brightest moments, but nowhere to be seen at your darkest hour.” – Khalil Gibran
  74. “Real friends don’t throw shade. They encourage. They know your insecurities and inspire you to evolve through kindness, love, and patience.” — Christina Daniels
  75. “Fake friends: those who only drill holes under your boat to get it leaking; those who discredit your ambitions and those who pretend they love you, but behind their backs they know they are in to destroy your legacies.” – Israelmore Ayivo
  76. “You tell your friends your most personal secrets, and they use them against you.” – Sophie Kinsella
  77. “You don’t lose friends because real friends can never be lost. You lose people masquerading as friends, and you’re better for it.” – Mandy Hale
  78. “Eliminate those fake friends who seem real when you have something and disappear when you have nothing.” – Rashida Rowe
  79. “It’s hard to tell who has your back, from who has it long enough just to stab you in it.”  –  Nicole Richie
  80. “I can’t stand fake people. I can feel it when someone feigns it.” — Jacqueline Fernandez

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