70+ Quotes About Childhood Friends And Friendships

Do you remember your earliest friendships?

The friends you spent time with growing up, making your earliest memories and sharing your life with?

Our friends from childhood hold some of our dearest memories, and help us remember a special time in each one of our lives.

Therefore, in this article we’ve gathered 70+ quotes about childhood friends, and the friendships we’ve had as children.

Quotes About Childhood Friends

1. “Growing apart doesn’t change the fact that for a long time we grew side by side; our roots will always be tangled. I’m glad for that.” – Ally Condie

2. “The friendships you make in your childhood are the ones that you will miss the most when you are an adult.” – Unknown

3. “When we were young, we made memories that solidified who we’d become, and tied our lives together permanently.”

4. “Friends come and go, but you’ll never replace those you had in childhood.”

5.  “You never forget the neighborhood kids that you grew up with.” – Unknown

6.  “As a child, I did not choose my friends. I was lucky enough that they were given to me.”

7. “When we were children, our friends were our mirrors, reflecting the beauty we couldn’t see in ourselves.”

8. “Childhood friendships are the most pure. We looked to those around us and cared about nothing except smiling and having fun.”

9. “Childhood friends have a special bond that you will never have with anybody else.”

10. “A childhood friend is a treasure to the end of life.”

11. “The best memories of my childhood are of my friends and the adventures we had.”

12. “Childhood is a period of life in which friendship should be sought and cultivated, for the friendships formed then are often lasting.”

13. “When you have a best friend from childhood, you have a friend for life.”

14. “Childhood friends are a part of life that you will always carry with you.”

15. “Childhood friends are a gift that lasts a lifetime.”

16. “Friendships in childhood are usually a matter of chance, whereas in adolescence they are most often a matter of choice.” – David Elkind

17. “Childhood friends may not always be on your mind, but they will always be in your heart.”

18. “Remember the friends of your youth, for in them is the beauty of life.”

19. “Friendship is the hardest thing in the world to explain. It’s not something you learn in school. But if you haven’t learned the meaning of friendship, you really haven’t learned anything.” – Muhammad Ali

20. “It is amazing how many people you meet in your life that influence you in some way. The friends you make in childhood are some of the most influential.”

21. “Childhood friends are like old photographs. They show us what we used to look like, who we used to be, and how we’ve grown.”

22. “Your first friends were the best. They are the only friends that never had any expectations. They were just there to play with you.”

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

24. Childhood friends are friends for life. You take care of them, and they take care of you.”

25. “You don’t choose certain friends, they’re just there. You grow up together, you have fun together, and you have memories together.”

26. “We didn’t realize we were making memories, we just knew we were having fun.” – Winnie The Pooh

27. “The friends of our childhood are seldom lost.”

28. “A child’s greatest happiness is in his playmates.”

29. “It’s the friends of our childhood that we will miss the most when we grow up.”

30. “When I was a child, my friends were my family.”

31. “When we were kids we didn’t think much about the future. We just played and had fun.”

32. “When we were children, we had no idea what our lives would be like when we grew up. We just knew we were happy.”

33. “I miss the days when we would play together, and don’t get me wrong I love my adult friends, but my childhood friends are my best friends.”

34. “You discover your real friends in childhood, but it takes a long time to find them again.”

35. “The friendship of childhood is a bond of life, never to be broken.”

36. “Childhood friends are the foundation of our lives, the diamonds in our crowns.”

37. “Everyone has had a friend an important friend at each stage of life. But only the lucky ones have had the same friend in all stages of life.”

38. “You don’t have to have anything in common with your childhood friends – your whole life is in common.”

39. “Growing apart doesn’t change the fact that for a long time we grew side by side; our roots will always be tangled. I’m glad for that.” – Ally Condie

40. “The best part of growing up, is the friends you make.”

41. You can never replace the friendships that were formed during childhood.”

42. “When we were young, we grew up together. When we grew older, we grew apart. But we will always be friends.”

43. “We tend to forget about our childhood friends as we get older. But then, we are suddenly hit by a pain in our hearts: we miss them.”

44. “Some people stay as close friends forever, some grow apart, and some grow even closer.”

45. There is no greater gift than the friendship of your childhood.”

46. “A friendship from childhood is an unbreakable bond that will last forever.”

47. “A friendship formed in childhood is a bond that lasts a lifetime.”

48. “Meeting up with an old childhood friend is like rediscovering buried treasure.”

49. “Childhood friends are sorely missed in adulthood.”

50. People grow apart, but the memories of childhood friendships never fade away.”

51. “Never forget that your old friend is still your old friend, however far apart you may be in life.”

52. We are friends for life, even after we are grown up and have moved away from each other.”

53. “The bonds of friendship that you form in childhood cannot be broken.”

54. “Every time we meet, we talk about the good old days and laugh and remember the good times we had together.”

55. “Through the little adventures we shared with each other, we taught ourselves how to live.”

56. “I’ll always remember the sense of togetherness that I felt with my childhood friends.”

57. “Childhood friends are some of the only people that have been with us since the very beginning.”

58. “Our childhood friends are always a part of who we are and what we have become.”

59. “Whilst I may have parted with my childhood friends, I will never lose my memories of them.”

60. “When we were children, we discovered who we were, and the people we’d become, by being together.”

61. “A friend is someone who knows the song in your heart and can sing it back to you when you have forgotten the words.”

62. “Friendships are one thing that stick with you beyond childhood.”

63. “When you’re young, you can’t wait to grow up. When you grow up, you long for the carefree days you had with your friends.”

64. “You only have one childhood, so cherish every friend you had.”

65. “You’ll never forget a childhood friend, even if you live to be 200.”

66. “The best thing about childhood friendships is that they are so happy and full of fun that you can still remember them fondly when you’re grown up.”

67. “It’s amazing how, if I only think back to my childhood friends, I feel completely young again.”

68. “Some friendships are made in childhood and last for a lifetime.”

69. “Soulmates aren’t just about relationships. I like to think destiny brought my childhood friends to me, and shaped me into the person I am today.”

70. “If I only think back to the adventures I had with friends in my childhood, then I realize I never have to fully grow up.”


So there you have it! 70+ quotes about childhood friends, and friendships you had as children.

The importance of childhood friendships cannot be understated – our earliest friends shaped who we’ve become, and were some of the most important people in our lives.

We hope that these quotes have helped you feel good, reminisce, and remember the memories you created with your childhood friends.

Of course, if you have any that you’d like to add to this list, please do us a favor and share them below!

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