204+ Fake Friends Quotes To Help You Know The Real Friends

Fake friends quotes: Friendship with fake friends can be very painful, harmful, toxic, and harmful to our emotional and mental well-being. Many times, we find ourselves stuck in a fake friendship where there is a lacks of honesty and trust. Good friend and good relationships bring joy, happiness, peace, love, and support in our lives. But fake people and a fake friendship never bring joy, happiness, peace, love, and support in our lives. Fake friends create friendship with people to fulfil their own interests. Fake friends are always acting and pretending to be good friend. There are many fake friends around us but we don’t recognize them. There are many fake friends in our school, college, work place. Many of us lose a lot of precious things in our life for fake friends.

In such a situation, you have to move forward by carefully observing the behavior’s of the people in front of you and to keep yourself well, you need to stay away from fake friend. Our collection of Fake friends quotes can help you to reflect the people around you in such situation. Here we have collected some Best Fake Friends Quotes to help you know the real friends. If you are looking for some Fake friends quotes to make yourself aware then you have come to the right page. So, without wasting time let’s read fake friends quotes to help you know the real friends.

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1. “Better an honest enemy than a false friend.” – German Proverb

2. “People only throw shade on what’s shining.” ― Genereux Philip

3. “Hatred imprisons the haters; love opens doors.” – Debasish Mridha

4. “What greater wound is there than a false friend?” – Sophocles

5. “False friends leave you in times of trouble.” ― Aesop

6. “We teach people how to treat us.” – Dr. Phil

7. “Real friends, are really hard to come by.” ― Anthony Liccione

8. “Fake people always think others are fake.” ― Tomichan Matheikal

9. “Humans are more venomous than snakes.” – Atef Ashab Uddin Sahil

10. “We never lose friends, fake ones are exposed.” ― Carlos Wallace

11. “A friendship that can cease has never been real.” – St. Jerome

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

13. “We never lose friends. We simply learn who the real ones are.” – Unknown

14. “Lovers have a right to betray you, friends don’t.” – Judy Holliday

15.  “Letting go of toxic people in your life is a big step in loving yourself.” – Hussein Nishah

16. “Some of my “best friends” never say a word to me.” – Emily Smallmon

17. “Friends ask you questions; enemies question you.” ― Criss Jami, Healology

18. “A friend is one who knows you and loves you just the same.” – Elbert Hubbard

19. “Fake friends get mad when we don’t pretend to like them.” ― Carlos Wallace

20. “They’re not happy for you because they wish it was them.” ― Carlos Wallace

21. “Fake friends often save you from being naive.” – Dr. P.S. Jagadeesh Kumar

22. “Make sure the lions you roll with aren’t snakes in disguise.” – Genereux Philip

23. “If you want to be my friend, I prefer honesty to fake praise.” – Christina Strigas

24. “The best defiance is to keep off the radar of negative people.” – Steven Redhead

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

26. “Never give your attention to someone who deserves your silence.” – Emma Xu

27. “Being betrayed is one of the most valuable lessons life can teach.” – Shania Twain

28. “Sometimes it’s not the person who changes, it’s the mask that falls off.” – Mhaj Porras

29. “A true friend is one who overlooks your failures and tolerates your success!” – Doug Larson

30. “Sometimes the person you’d take a bullet for ends up being behind the gun.” – Tupac

31. “A genuine enemy is more useful than a fake friend.” ― Mokokoma Mokhonoana

32. “The jealous are troublesome to others, but a torment to themselves.” – William Penn

33. “You always knew after shitty things happened, who your friends really were.” – Jodi Picoult

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

35. “It is always easier to fight for one’s principles than to live up to them.” ― Alfred Adler

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

37. “Most people want to see you do better, but not doing better than them.” – London Mond

38. “You are not really one of some of your friends’ friends.” ― Mokokoma Mokhonoana

39. “Cut off fake people for real reasons, not real people for fake reasons.” ― Ritu Ghatourey

40. “Convince people that you need them, and watch what they do.” – Wayne Gerard Trotman

41. “A real friend is one who walks in when the rest of the world walks out.” — Walter Winchell

42. “Hard times and fake friends are like oil and water: they don’t mix.”― Nkwachukwu Ogbuagu

43. “If you are not going to be a comfort, have the decency to be an empty space.” – Jennifer Crusie

44.  “Fake friends are like shadows. They follow you in the sun but leave you in the dark.” – Unknown

45. “You should be aware of fake friends because it is the hardest to be aware of.” ― Eraldo Banovac

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

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

48. “A true friend never gets in your way unless you happen to be going down.” – Arnold H. Glasow

49. “As I get older, I realize just because I’m invited doesn’t mean I have to accept.”― Carlos Wallace

50. “Learn to use the criticism as fuel and you will never run out of energy.” – Orrin Woodward

51. “Knowledge planted in truth grows in truth. Strength born of peace loses nothing to hate.” – Aberjhani

52. “Weeding out the harmful influences should become the norm, not the exception.” ― Carlos Wallace

53. “Remember the friends who stuck with you when they thought you had nothing.” ― Joyce Rachelle

54. “Anyone that hates on you is always below you because they’re just jealous of what you have.” ― Miley Cyrus

55. “It’s funny how the people who know the least about you, always have the most to say.” ―Auliq Ice

56. “Don’t fear the enemy that attacks you, but the fake friend that hugs you.” — Obameso Sunkanmi

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

58. “Stop letting people who do so little for you control so much of your mind, feelings, and emotions.” – Will Smith

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

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

61. “Some people are willing to betray years of friendship just to get a little bit of the spotlight.” – Lauren Conrad

62. “Over a small misunderstanding God will expose how people really feel about you…” -Gugu Mofokeng

63. “At some point you have to realize that some people can stay in your heart but not in your life.” – Sandi Lynn

64. “You would always have undesired people around you but desired ones are least likely” ― Pushpa Rana

65. “It makes no sense to try to extend a friendship that was only meant to be a season into a lifetime.” – Mandy Hale

66. “The only thing more frustrating than slanderers is those foolish enough to listen to them.” – Chris Jammi

67. “Friendship is delicate as a glass, once broken it can be fixed but there will always be cracks.” – Waqar Ahmed

68. “Nobody wants to know how you feel, yet, they want you to do what they feel.” ― Michael Bassey Johnson

69. “Fake friends are with you today and against you tomorrow, whatever they say defines them not you .” ― Shizra

70. “True friendship can afford true knowledge. It does not depend on darkness and ignorance.” – Henry David Thoreau

71.  “The strong-minded rise to the challenge of their goals and dreams. The weak-minded become haters.” – Steve Maraboli

72. “You create more space in your life when you turn your excess baggage to garbage.” – Chinonye J. Chudolue

73. “Time passes and you begin to see, people for who they really are and not who they pretend to be.” – Scarlet Koop

74. “Someone who smiles too much with you can sometimes frown too much with you at your back.” – Michael Bassey Johnson

75. “You will never have to question the intentions or integrity of people who have your best interest at heart.” – Germany Kent

76. “We sometimes wish for the prosperity of someone who is secretly praying for our downfall.” ― Mokokoma Mokhonoana

77. “Only when you are in trouble do you realise who your true friends are… And, my dear, you will be surprised!” ― Charbel Tadros

78. “We have to be cautious of who we allow in our circle because a frenemy can be more destructive than an enemy.”― Angel Moreira

79. “We have to be cautious of who we allow in our circle because a frenemy can be more destructive than an enemy.” ― Angel Moreira

80. “Eliminate those fake friends who seem real when you have something and disappear when you have nothing.” – Rashida Rowe

81. “A friend is with you in the sunshine and the darkness; a fake friend is one who is only there for the sunshine.” — Catherine Pulsifer

82. “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.” ― Ken Poirot

83. “Always sleep with one eye open. Never take anything for granted. Your best friends might just be your enemies.” – Sara Shepard

84. “Fear of something is at the root of hate for others, and hate within will eventually destroy the hater.” – George Washington Carver

85. “Don’t be sad or afraid when you start losing friends, be glad you’re getting rid of the fake ones. Stay true to yourself.” — Terry Mark

86. “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

87. “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

88. “Fake people will insult you in front of the whole world, but those who are true to you will insult you more but in private.” — Shizra

89. “As you grow older, you realise it becomes less important to have more friends and more important to have real ones.” ― Ziad K. Abdelnour

90. “Life is all about losing friends, the people you know. So, just that you get better at finding the ones worth suffering for.” ― Mohit Kaushik

91. “It is only the great-hearted who can be true friends. The mean and cowardly can never know what true friendship means.” – Charles Kingsley

92. “There is nothing I would not do for those who are really my friends. I have no notion of loving people by halves, it is not my nature.” ― Jane Austen

93. “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

94. “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

95. “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

96. “True friends esteem you of greater worth than you feel deserving. False friends demand you prove that worth.” ― Richelle E. Goodrich

97. “Mindset matters…always. The difference found between the victorious and the envious, the successful and the haters; is mindset.” ― Steve Maraboli

98. “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

99. “An insincere and evil friend is more to be feared than a wild beast; a wild beast may wound your body, but an evil friend will wound your mind.” – Buddha

100. “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

101. “Being too nice is a crime today. Fake friends are everywhere around you. They will use you and when you are of no use, throw you away like a wrapper .” ― Shizra

102. “This is what happens. You tell your friends your most personal secrets, and they use them against you.” ― Sophie Kinsella, Shopaholic Ties the Knot

103. “In the beginning, some people try to appear that everything about them is ‘in black and white,’ until later their true colors come out.” ―Anthony Liccione

104. “Money and power attract friends. But it’s not you they’re friends with – just your money and power. Only affection brings genuine friends.” — Auliq-Ice

105. “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

106. “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

107. “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

108. “Real friends don’t throw shade. They encourage. They know your insecurities and inspire you to evolve through kindness, love, and patience.” — Christina Daniels

109. “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

110. “Some people think that the truth can be hidden with a little cover-up and decoration. But as time goes by, what is true is revealed, and what is fake fades away.” – Ismail Haniyeh

111. “Being fake in life is going to attract you fake reactions, fake crap, and fake friends. Just be real with yourself and others and things will be fine.” — Derrick Robinson

112. “Nice words and nice appearance doesn’t conclude that someone is nice. I believe that the nicer you look, the more deceptive you appear.” ― Michael Bassey Johnson

113. “There will always be real friends and fake friends. It is difficult to distinguish the two because both will appear the same in the beginning but so different at the end.” ― Rita Zahara

114. “What a desperate, pathetic fool I was. Time after time, my “friends” had shown me their true colors. Yet, I still wanted to believe they were sorry for causing me pain.” – Jodee Blanco

115. “We would never become friends with most if not all of the people with whom we have been friends for many years, if we had met them only a few weeks ago.” ― Mokokoma Mokhonoana

116. “Controllers, abusers, and manipulative people don’t question themselves. They don’t ask themselves if the problem is them…they always say the problem is someone else.” – Darlene Quimet

117. “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

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

119. “Buy a gift for a dog and you will be amazed at the way it will dance and swerve its tail, but if you don’t have anything to offer it, it won’t even recognize your arrival; such are the attributes of fake friends.” – Michael Bassey Johnson

120. “Trolls and haters are only distractions from your greater purpose. When you achieve your goals and success, not only will the trolls and haters be forgotten, but they will definitely be looked upon as the biggest fools.” – Kaitlin Gow

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121. “A friend to all is a friend to none.” – Aristotle

122. “A fake friend is an enemy in disguise.” – Ellen J. Barrier

123. “I hate those who play with feelings of others.” – Dominic Carey

124. “A fake friend indeed is a friend only in his need.”― Jagadeesh Kumar

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

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

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

128. “Because I hate fake people and I always think I’m never fake.” — Victoria Jackson

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

130. “Stop falling for those who won’t raise you up in the future.” – Michael Bassey Johnson

132. “The only wolves we got to fear are the ones that wear manikin.” – George RR Marin

133. “You cannot expect to live a positive life if you hang with negative people.” – Joel Osteen

134. “Goodbye is the best ever gift that you can receive from worse friends.” – Israelmore Ayivor

135. “Most people want to see you to do better, but not doing better than them.” – London Mond

136. “People wear masks of lies so that they look attractive, so be careful.” – Muhammad Saqib

137. “There are few things worse than mistaking an enemy for a friend.” – Wayne Gerard Trotman

138. “If you choose bad companions, no one will believe that you are anything but bad yourself.” – Aesop

139. “The problem is, people are being hated when they’re real and loved when they’re fake.” – Bob Marley

140. “It is necessary, and even vital, to set standards for your life and the people you allow in it.” – Mandy Hale

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

142. “Fake love is to money what fire is to hay, there only remain ash when it is over”― Bangambiki Habyarimana

143. “One fake friend can do more harm than 10 enemies… Be smart choosing your friends.” – Ziad K. Abdelnour

144. “One of the main roles of our financial problems is to weed out our fake friends.”― Mokokoma Mokhonoana

145. “Fake relationships and fake people coming up to me and all of a sudden wanting to be my friend.” – Jason Ritter

146. “We must learn to sanitize our environment from time to time to remove bad associates”― Victor Walsh Oluwafemi

147. “No one forced you to love me, so why did you need to pretend? Your lies have left me heartbroken.” – Shami Paulin

148. “One should have the ability to distinguish between real and fake. Specially Real and Fake Love.” – George Femtom

149. “Just like seasons, people also change. But the difference is, once gone, seasons come back.” – Himanshu Chhabra

150. “Pretend to be poor in reality and you’ll notice a decrease in your friends list and request.” – Michael Bassey Johnson

151. “There are folks you just don’t need. You’re better off without them. Your life is just a little better because they ain’t in it.” – William Gay

152. “You can’t always go by actions because some people will ACT like they love you just to get what they want from you.” – Sonya Parker

153. “Spend your time with those who love you unconditionally, not with those who only love you under certain conditions.” – Suzy Kassem

154. “True friends esteem you of greater worth than you feel deserving. False friends demand you prove that worth.” – Richelle E. Goodrich

155. “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

156. “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

157. “You’ll be surrounded by many so-called well-wishers during your good times but there’ll be only a few ones around you in your bad times.” – Anurag Prakash Ray

158. “I think the celebrities today, not all of them, but just the whole industry frustrates me because it is so fake. People pretend to be, a lot of the time, what they’re not.” — Tulisa

159. “The real friends are out there on your own, on your lost and on your special days. If they aren’t there, take it like they aren’t your friends, find other friends.” – Deyth Banger

160. “I’ve got more respect for someone who comes out and says they don’t like me than for the ones who act like they do but talk bad about me when I’m not around.” – Mitchell Perry

161. “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

162. “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

163. “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

164. “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

165. “If people are hating on you it’s often because they are: 1. Threatened by you, 2. Jealous of you or 3. Feeling like you’re above them so they put you down to feel better about themselves. The greatest people have haters for a reason, so take it as a compliment.” ― Jeanette Coron

Quotes about fake friends and betrayal

166. “Betrayal is common for men with no conscience.” ― Toba Beta

167. “Betray a friend and you’ll often find you have ruined yourself.” — Aesop.

168. “I love fake people provided they are mannequins.” ― Pushpa Rana

169. “Feigned interest is worse than brutal honesty.” ― Stewart Stafford

170. “Be yourself. An original is worth more than a copy.” ― Suzy Kassem

171. “Is it possible to succeed without any act of betrayal?” ― Jean Renoir

172. “Traitors are more dangerous than enemies.” ― Velupillai Prabhakaran

173. “life is too short for fake butter or fake people.” ― Karen Salmansohn

174. “It is easier to forgive an enemy than to forgive a friend.” ― William Blake

175. “Never contract friendship with a man that is not better than thyself.” ― Confucius

176. “It is more shameful to distrust our friends than to be deceived by them.” ― Confucius

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

178. “If you’re absent during my struggle, don’t expect to be present during my success.” ― Will Smith

179. “Betrayal is never easy to handle and there is no right way to accept it.” ― Christine Feehan

180. “Stab the body and it heals, but injure the heart and the wound lasts a lifetime.” ― Mineko Iwasaki

181. “Shattered legs may heal in time, but some betrayals fester and poison the soul.” ― George R.R. Martin

182. “When people smile at a rich man, they are smiling at his wallet.” ― Matshona Dhliwayo

183. “Anyone can just speak words, but only one that is tried-and-true can mean them.” ― Terry O’Neal

184. “If they talk about other people with you, they will talk about you with other people.” ― Carlos Wallace

185. “It’s hard to tell who has your back, from who has it long enough just to stab you in it….” ― Nicole Richie

186. “The fake people do not dare to come out from their mask and face the truth of the real ones.” ― Ehsan Sehgal

187. “What’s the whole point of being pretty on the outside when you’re so ugly on the inside?” ― Jess C. Scott

188. “Sometimes, you have to give up on people. Not because you don’t care but because they don’t.” ― Jennifer Green

189. “A friendship founded on business is good deal better than a business founded on friendship.” ― John D. Rockefeller

190. “To me, the thing that is worse than death is betrayal. You see, I could conceive death, but I could not conceive betrayal.” ― Malcolm

191. “Friendship is also about liking a person for their failings, their weakness. It’s also about mutual help, not about exploitation.” ― Paul Theroux

192. “The worst pain in the world goes beyond the physical. Even further beyond any other emotional pain one can feel. It is the betrayal of a friend.” ― Heather Brewer

Funny fake friends quotes

193. “Act like you trust people, but don’t.” ― Mayank Chawla

194. “Sometimes I need what only you can provide: your absence.” – Ashleigh Brilliant

195. “Three belongings impoverish: love, hope and fake friendships.” ― Tiziri Wuming

196. “Being fake is so common now that being real is seen as offensive.” – Chris Ruden

197. “Few men have the natural strength to honor a friend’s success without envy.” ― Aeschylus

198. “People bullshit and fakeness are the main reasons why I like to be alone.” ― Megan Fox

199. “Neither a fake friend nor a liar can be trusted, with a secret.” ― Ellen J. Barrier

200. “Fake people have an image to maintain, real people just don’t care.” – Hachiman Hikigaya

200. “There should never be a time you make time for people who waste your time.” ― Carlos Wallace

201. “Crocodiles are easy. They try to kill and eat you. People are harder. They pretend to be your friend first.” – Steve Irwin

202. “The most dangerous among us come dressed as angels and we learn too late they are the devil in disguise.” ― Carlos Wallace

203. “Incessant smiling is one of the deadly tools used by someone whose intent is to make others cry.” ― Michael Bassey Johnson

204. “Fake people are like costume jewelry: they look great for a while, then all of a sudden, their true selves ‘Shine’ thru.” ― Nitya Prakash

Conclusion —

Hope you found our collection of fake friends quotes to be enjoyable and informative. Hope fake friends quotes will help you to clear the vague feeling in your mind. This fake friends quotes can make you feel better right now. But the situation is different for everyone. Not all relationship situation can be same. Or if someone has such a fake friend in their life but you can’t tell directly, then you can help them to be aware of the truth by sending fake friends quotes. You can use Instagram, Facebook and WhatsApp or any social media to send this fake friends quotes. Thank you for reading these quotes.

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