28 Powerful Quotes About Fake Friends

These are all good quotes for fake friends. If you suspect you’ve got yourself a fake friend, then these quotes will help you make up your mind.

These quotes all help us to realize the difference between a real friend and a fake friend. If you are reading this, it’s likely that you’re already doubting your so-called friendship. However, read the below quotes that discuss many different opinions about fake friends, let them sink in and then see if they relate to your current friendship. It might just be eye-opening. 

Because, fake people are terrible at the best of times, but it is even worse when these fake people act like your friends – when really, they’re not.


Fake Friends Quotes


“A person’s character is shown through their actions in life, not where they sit on Sunday.” Navonne Johns


“Make no mistake about it, people who say they love you but cannot be happy for your success do not love you.” Germany Kent


“Lots of people want to ride with you in the limo, but what you want is someone who will take the bus with you when the limo breaks down.” Oprah Winfrey


“I think it’s better to have less friends than to have fake friends.” Hina Khan


“Fake people are like soap bubbles; they pop out when the sun shines brightly.” Chiranjude Bird


“People may not always tell you how they feel about you, but they will always show you. Pay attention.” Keri Hilson


“The worst part of success is trying to find someone who is happy for you.” Bette Midler


“I know who you are when the camera is not on.” Et Imperatrix Noctem


“If friends disappoint you over and over, that’s in large part your own fault. Once someone has shown a tendency to be self-centered, you need to recognize that and take care of yourself; people aren’t going to change simply because you want them to.” Oprah Winfrey


“Fake friends believe in rumors. Real friends believe in you.” Yolanda Hadid


“If I doubt your intentions, I will never trust your actions.” Carlos Wallace


“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


“Having fake friends is like hugging cactus. The tighter you hug, the more pain you get.” Riza Prasetyaningsih


“Always sleep with one eye open. Never take anything for granted. Your best friends might just be your enemies.” Sara Shepard (The Lying Game)


“When you see the genuine, you don’t deal with the fakes anymore.” Nima Davani


“You got nothing to lose. You don’t lose when you lose fake friends.” Joan Jett


“The word “friend” is a label anyone can try on. You decide who is best suited to wear it.” Carlos Wallace


“Surround yourself with only people who are going to lift you higher.” Oprah Winfrey


“A false friend and a shadow attend only while the sun shines.” Benjamin Franklin


“People say they hate having fake people around, but when you keep it real, they hate you even more. People don’t like the truth.” DeMarcus Cousins


“Friends ask you questions; enemies question you.” Criss Jami


“Don’t make friends who are comfortable to be with. Make friends who will force you to lever yourself up.” Thomas J. Watson


“I can’t stand fake people. I can feel it when someone feigns it.” Jacqueline Fernandez


“There’s something magical about spending a Sunday night watching real people at a deli, then watching fake people pretending to be real on TV, then engaging in (arguably) false interaction with (arguably) real people on the Internet. Never at any prior point in time has this been possible.” Diablo Cody


“An honest enemy is better than a best friend who lies.” Vandi Tanko


“I had a lot of those fake friends. You just have to realize it’s happening. You can’t get caught up in the ‘Oh, my God, they want to be my friend, finally’ aspect.” Grace VanderWaal


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


And just to leave you will a bit of positivity….the following quotes is a great example of a true, real friend – the ones that we should really value instead:


“A friend is one that knows you as you are, understands where you have been, accepts what you have become, and still, gently allows you to grow.” William Shakespeare


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