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Funny quotes about fake friends

Funny quotes about fake friends
03 Oct
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If you have lived long enough, past the toddler age, then you must have dealt with your fair share of fake friends. These are people who appear like they have your back but time and circumstances reveal their true colours. The sad bit is that fake friends do not come with a neon sign on their forehead to warn you. In most cases, we only realise their fakeness far too long in the friendship. If you are dealing with fake friends, then these quotes about fake friends will come handy to help you get through and above all stop you from entertaining fake friends in your life.

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Quotes about fake friends in your life
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In most of the cases, a fake friend will not only disappoint you but also leave your back exposed. They will let you down when you least expect it making them more dangerous than an enemy. Knowing how to identify them is the first step to keeping yourself safe from the harm they can cause. These quotes will emphasise why you should keep fake friends as far away as possible to avoid being hurt and the trouble of getting over them.

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Quotes about fake friends in your life

True friends cry when you leave. Fake friends leave when you cry. Anonymous

There are people in your life who have been there only for as long as you have been okay. These are people who anytime you call them. They will have a mountain of excuses why they cannot show up. Frankly, you are better off without them.

One fake friend can do more damage than five enemies. Anonymous

Ever had a friend caused so much damage and heartache more than all your enemies combined? The sad bit is that the ones who hurt us most are the ones closest to us. How we wish we could do an accurate damage assessment before making friends! Right?

Sometimes it’s not the people who change; it’s the mask that falls off. Anonymous

The betrayal has just hit you, and you are left wondering, how did I miss this? How did I not see all this fakeness? Well, the truth is that the mask will fall off eventually. This will catch you by surprise but do not think that the person changed, they just dropped the act.

Don’t fear the enemy that attacks you, but the fake friend that hugs you. Anonymous

We spend so much of our time building walls around our enemies and trying to preempt their next moves. However, what we need to be cautious of are the fake friends around us, who are pleasant and do not seem to pose any threat until they attack and leave tons of damage.

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

We all have a click that we roll with and most times we are bragging about how these guys have your back. It is not wise to make such statements if you have not tested the tenacity of your click to stay with you during hard times. Careful not to call a bunch of snakes lions.

Friends ask you questions; enemies question you. Criss Jami

Are you sure you have what it takes to do this? What if you fail? What makes you think you are different from those who have tried? There are times when you want people to believe in you and not question your ability or worth. If you have “friends” who question you all the time, move them to the left and label them ‘fake.’

Fake friends are like shadows: always near you at your brightest moments, but nowhere to be seen at your darkest hour. Anonymous

They were with you in your Instagram pictures when you went out for parties (of course you were footing the bills), but now that you’ve hit a rough patch, your calls can’t go through and the pictures and memories you shared seem like a distance memory, at some point you wonder if it even happened. Well, that’s the definition of fake friends.

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

When the dust has settled. Perhaps several bowls of ice-cream or glasses of champagne later, you will realise that if they were real, then you would not have lost them. Their act could only last for so long and moving forward. You are a better person for shedding the fake off of your life.

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Quotes about fake friends in your life
Sarcastic quotes about fake friends

Sarcastic quotes about fake friends

Dealing with fake friends is hard enough, and some sarcasm goes a long way to help you cope and remind you that it’s never that serious and life goes on.

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

This one makes for a good bumper sticker to serve as notice for all the fake people who are thinking of befriending you. If they are not coming to help you, then they should make themselves scarce.

Fake is the new real. You gotta keep a lot a s*#t to yourself. Genereux Philip.

True and loyal friends have become such a rare thing. The sad bit is that fake has now become the norm. This quote is a daily reminder to keep things to yourself and only share your plans and ideas to people who have proven themselves. Time will always reveal who is fake and who is not, it’s best to wait it out than regret heartache and betrayal.

Cry me a river, build a bridge, and get over it. – Justin Timberlake

This is one of those quotes that does not message you but tells you exactly what you need. Once the tears are done, use those same emotions to develop tolerance and use that as a bridge to get you over to the next phase and level of life full of new and better friends.

Thank God I found the GOOD in goodbye – Beyoncé

It may not be apparent at first when tears are flooding your eyes, and your heart feels empty. However, with time, when you give yourself the chance to make and find new friends, you will start to see the good in the goodbye. For now, buckle up and trust the journey. You will find real friends who have your back and worth your time.

It’s funny how you’re nice to my face. It’s hilarious how you talk s*#t behind my back. And it’s downright comical that you think I’m unaware. Anonymous

This is one of those you want to put as a bumper sticker. Some people have perfected the art of being fake. What is more appalling is that they think that they can get away with it all the time. However, the mask soon falls off, and it becomes comical how these people think that you can’t see right through their fake act.

Fake friends are like autumn leaves, and they’re scattered everywhere. Anonymous

Nowadays, you have to go through a massive pile of fake friends before you get to even one real friend. It like looking for a green leaf in a pile of dried leaves during summer; When you find real friends, always hold on to them and invest your time in the relationship.

Some people are real. Some people are good. Some people are fake, and some people are really good at being fake. Anonymous

In life, you will brush shoulders with several categories of people. They will fall into the category of real, good, fake and then there are those who are damn good at being fake. However, it’s only a matter of time before the act falls and the fake surfaces.

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Quotes about fake friends in your life
Sarcastic quotes about fake friends

Quotes about moving on from fake friends

Moving on from fake friends is hard because of the emotional investment. Once you have seen the fake attributes, there is a part of you that wants to believe that they will change. There is also the part in us trying to reconcile who we thought they were and who they have demonstrated to be. The good thing is that we all have that certain instinct in us that tells us that it’s time to move on. Here are some quotes on fake friends and moving on that will help make the transition much smoother.

It makes no sense to try to extend a fake friendship that was only meant to be a lesson. Anonymous

Once the curtain has fallen on the fake friendship, then it is only wise to end it. The thing about life is that we win sometimes and other times we learn. Take heart, carry the lessons with you. At least, now you know what fake looks like, and this takes you a step closer to getting real friends.

You can love them, forgive them, want good things for them… but still move on without them. Mandy Hale

Moving on does not have to be a path of bitterness. It is possible to forgive and wish them well, but not hold on to them. Forgiving does not mean that you entertain the toxic elements of the friendship. You can still put this behind you and establish a healthy distance between you and them.

Letting go doesn’t mean that you don’t care about someone anymore. It’s just realizing that the only person you really have control over is yourself. Deborah Reber

Feelings about your friends do not evaporate in a day. There will always be a part of you that still cares about them. You need to remind yourself that is okay. Often. We try to get ourselves not to care so that we move on. However, you still have the power within you to move on and still care, but from a safe distance.

Letting go means to realize that some people are a part of your history, but not a part of your destiny. Steve Maraboli

The constant about life is that it moves on. You can decide to move on or be held back by fake friends who were part of your history and have nothing to do with your future. The best strategy is to focus on the future and see it without fake friends.

Holding on is believing that there’s only a past; letting go is knowing that there’s a future. Daphne Rose Kingma

The dangerous aspect about holding on is that you are holding yourself back from a greater future full of opportunities. Granted, we do not like to feel the void created when we let go of fake friends. But as long as you hold on to them, you are inevitably keeping real friends from coming into your life.

Letting go and moving on from fake friends, is one of the scariest things a person can do; but think about it…what would happen to the butterfly if she refused to exit her cocoon? Mandy Hale

The butterfly would not acquire the beautiful wings to fly it would not grow. Fake friends can stifle your growth. Shedding them off maybe just what you need to soar or fly higher in most areas of your life. Do not be afraid to let go, because what awaits you can only be better.

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Quotes about fake friends in your life
Sarcastic quotes about fake friends

Letting go is not for the faint of heart. It’s the hardest thing most of us will ever have to learn how to do…but still, we must do it. Loving oneself demands nothing less. Mandy Hale

Right from the onset, you need to realise that letting go is not easy. This gives you room to allow yourself to fall a few times, but still, you need to love yourself more and demand nothing less, not just from others but yourself.

Sometimes in life, we have to create our own closure. Sometimes we have to decide when enough is enough and walk away. Anonymous

One of the hardest things about walking away from fake friends is having to do so without closure. We stand by and wait for an explanation as to why they did the things they did. We are waiting for them to justify their actions. All we want is for it to make sense. But sometimes, you need to create your closure, love yourself and move on.

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You will evolve past certain people. Let yourself. – Mandy Hale

At first, it appears bleak because you shared so much with them. It’s even hard to imagine a life without them. However, if only you allow yourself, then you will realise that you can move on past fake friends. The thing is, you will never know the power within you to move on until you do it.

The only keeper of your happiness is you. Stop giving people the power to control your smile, your worth and your attitude. Mandy Hale

Granted, losing friends, whether fake or not is hard. It’s normal to get sad and gloomy, and you should. However, do not extend this season for too long. Do not give them the power to control your future even though they messed your past. Wake up today and say that you’ve hard enough of that fake junk and it’s time for real and good stuff.

Short quotes about fake friends
Quotes about fake friends in your life
Sarcastic quotes about fake friends

Some think that holding on makes us strong, but sometimes it’s letting go. – Herman Hesse

Often, we convince ourselves that holding on is what makes us strong. We tell ourselves that we are fighting for the friendship. However, the real strength lies in accepting that you are better off without fake friends and you should let go.

I realize there’s something incredibly honest about trees in winter, how they’re experts at letting things go. Jeffrey McDaniel

As long as you have life and breath, then you will meet lots of fake people. However, like trees in winter, you must develop the skill to let go. With time, you will not only become an expert at letting go, but you will get the rare skill to recognise fake friends from a mile away.

The truth is unless you let go unless you forgive yourself unless you forgive the situation, unless you realize that the situation is over, you cannot move forward. Steve Maraboli

It is normal to blame yourself for not realising that you had fake friends all along. It becomes harder if these friends have put on an act for years. However, even then, you need to forgive yourself. If you do not, you will hold onto negative and bitter emotions that will only make the healing process much more complicated.

When people can walk away from you let them walk. Your destiny is never tied to anybody that left. T.D Jakes

They were just a chapter in your story, and now it’s time for you to flip the page. Staying longer than you should mean that you will never find out what’s on the other side of your life story. Turning the page is how you find out. Accept that they have outlived their purpose in your story and give yourself the chance to new memories and better friends.

Sadly, most of us will experience the bile of fake friends. When this happens, you can always refer to these quotes to help you get through and move on. The good thing is that some of these short quotes about fake friends can make for good bumper stickers to help you stay clear of fake friends. The beauty is that life will also offer you true friends who will stick with you through hell and high water. Fake friends are only proof that real and true friends exist otherwise there would be no distinction between the two.

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