201 Nice Things To Say To A Friend To Make Her Feel Wonderful

Some sweet and kind words from you can help your friend get through a rough day.

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If you are looking for some nice things to say to your friend, we have got you covered. From being your partner in crime to offering the shoulder after your painful breakup – some friends know how to make life easier for us. They are the rock and the backbone to whom we can run to whenever we need emotional support. But we do not often express our gratitude and love or simply find ourselves at the loss of words trying to find what nice things to say to people. Of course, our actions speak mountains. But at times, a comforting word can make them feel motivated. That’s why we have put together a list of sweet and sincere things you can say to your BFFs to make them feel special. Swipe up to take a look!

201 Nice Things To Say To A Friend

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  1. Buddy, I tell everyone how amazing you are. Life has been nothing but giggles with you around. I adore you.
  1. You have a special gift – you make people feel super comfortable around you.
  1. You are the sole reason I am smiling today. You are the best-est friend ever.
  1. You know who you really are. I admire that kind of self-awareness.
  1. You have such amazing creative potential. You can make any mundane thing beautiful. I love the things you create.
  1. I know that you always have my back because that is the kind of person you are. I know you are always looking out for me and have my best interests at heart.
  1. Everything seems nicer and brighter when you are around. It is absolutely refreshing how you can make any normal day special with your presence.
  1. The best thing about our friendship is that I can always trust what you say. Blindly.
  1. You are one of the smartest, nicest, and bravest people I know. You are simply fearless and make me feel so protected. God help those who try to hurt me!
  1. I hope you are super proud of yourself, bestie, because I am!
  1. I learn so many things from you. You make me want to be a better person every day.
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This is a nice thing to say to cheer up your friend when they are feeling low on confidence or doubting themselves and their worth.
  1. Where cooking is concerned, no one can cook like you. Your meals are simply delicious! Do you have any leftovers?
  1. You bring out the best in me. You have taught me how to overcome my ego and be there for someone unconditionally.
  1. You have made a bigger impact on my life than you realize. I can get things done because I know you have got my back.
  1. Your outlook on life is amazing. You teach me something new every day.
You are more fun than popping bubble wrap is a nice thing to say to your friend
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  1. You are more fun than popping bubble wrap.
  1. You are a gift to those who are in your life. I hope people realize that you are a form of sunshine that can brighten anyone’s life.
  1. You have impeccable manners. I hope I can teach my future kids to be more like you!
  1. You have an awesome sense of humor. We could laugh about the silliest things all day!
  1. Your kindness is like a balm to all those who need it. You are so generous and giving, it inspires me.
  1. On a scale of 1 to 10, you are an 11. Such a hottie! *whistles*
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This makes for a great thing to say in the comment section of your friend’s selfie post!
  1. Your ability to recall facts at just the right time is so impressive. You are such a smarty pants!
  1. I could swat you if I loved you any less! How is it that you always look so great, even in sweatpants?
  1. Life would be so much better if people were more like you! You are such a good human being.
  1. Hanging out with you is always such a blast! I have so much fun when we are together.
  1. You always seem to say exactly what I need to hear the exact moment I need to hear it. I am so lucky to have you in my life.
  1. Mamma mia! You may dance like no one is watching, but darling, everyone is watching you because you are an amazing dancer!
  1. You are better than a triple-scoop chocolate ice cream cone. With sprinkles. Mmmmm…
  1. People should thank you more often. So, thank you, for everything!
  1. You are always learning new and exciting things and trying to better yourself, which is absolutely amazing.
You always think of others before yourself is a nice thing to say to your friend
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  1. Damn, who raised you? They deserve a medal for the amazing job they have done.
  1. You are so thoughtful. You always think of others before yourself.
  1. What I admire about you is when you make your mind up about something, nothing can stand in your way.
  1. You have amazing leadership skills. Any team would be lucky to have you. I hope your boss knows what a gem they bagged!
  1. You are such a smarty – I bet you do the crossword in ink.
  1. You are so lovable. Babies and small animals probably adore you.
  1. The way you treasure the people you love is incredible. They are so lucky!
  1. That color is so you – they should name it after you because no one can look that good in it. I am so jealous!
  1. Your hard work is paying off! You have lost so much weight and look so healthy and happy! Keep it up!
  1. You are not my wing woman, you are my wings. You keep me soaring when life tries to shoot me down.
  1. I would totally be jealous of you if we were not best friends. You are such a hot chica. I just love your curves!
  1. You have always been there for me, and I will always be here for you no matter what. Pinky promise.
  1. I have SO many other friends, but I have a special soft corner for you. It would be hard if I get cut off from them, but I would die if I had to live without you.
  1. No matter how much our lives change, our friendship never will. I can’t bear to lose you!
  1. Someday, when we are little old ladies, I want to be your roommate in the nursing home. I will do your hair and you’ll do mine.
All of my happiest memories have you in them is a nice thing to say to your friend
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  1. All of my happiest memories have you in them.
  1. Life was super boring until I found you, my partner in crime!
  1. I just know that you will always be on my team and me on yours. I need no one else because you are my biggest cheerleader.
  1. You are the Peter Pan to my Wendy. We should never grow up.
  1. If I have to choose only one person to hang out with all my life, it would be you.
  1. If you were a boy, we would totally be the perfect couple. We would get married and live in a house made of cheesecake!
  1. Whenever I have a bad day, you are always there to make me laugh. I am so grateful to you. Love you, bestie.
  1. I never worry about what you think of me because we share the same thoughts. We are like twins.
  1. Boyfriends come and go, but buddy, you and I are forever.
  1. I don’t like most people, but you are not like most people.
  1. I wish I had a hundred of you, but then they wouldn’t be you…so, never mind.
  1. I had stopped believing in people, and then I met you.
  1. My mom loves you as much as she does me. You are my soul sister!
  1. Thanks for never judging me no matter how silly I act. You are truly my bestie.
  1. Thank you for existing. I don’t know what I would do if you were not in my life.
You are a constant reminder in my life that people can be good is a nice thing to say to your friend
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  1. Thanks for not always saying yes to my yes. I love the way you challenge me to think out of the box.
  1. Your energy is infectious . With you, I can get anything done!
  1. You are a constant reminder in my life that people can be good.
  1. I didn’t know how important friendship could be until we met. You have changed me!
  1. You give me the advice I need to hear, even if I don’t want to hear it. Thank you for doing that.
  1. You are my favorite person to talk to. I can never get tired of hearing your voice and your stories. I always crave for more.
  1. I am a better person today because of my friendship with you. I have learned from you many valuable virtues that have helped me in every walk of life.
  1. A friend is someone who knows everything about you and still loves you. You are my best friend, buddy.
  1. A real friend is one who stays when the rest of the world walks out. Thank you for always being there for me!
  1. The most beautiful thing about us is that we can grow separately without growing apart.
  1. You are such a goody-goody! I bet you make babies giggle.
  1. You are such a great artist. I get goosebumps looking at your paintings.
  1. You are even more beautiful on the inside than is visible on the outside.
  1. You always know how to find that silver lining when things are hard.
  1. You matter to me. Period.
You always know how to find that silver lining when things are hard is a nice thing to say to your friend
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  1. You are so astoundingly gorgeous. And what’s weird is that it is the least interesting thing about you.
  1. You have got a killer work ethic. I wish I could be more like you.
  1. I love your brain. Having intellectual conversations with you is the highlight of my day.
  1. You are smarter than any baby Google and Mary Poppins could have had.
  1. Looking like a complete idiot with you is my favorite thing to do.
  1. I would totally hang out with you even if you didn’t shower for a couple of days.
  1. You are my favorite drunken karaoke buddy.
  1. You have really great taste in friends. For example, me.
  1. I would go on a 24-hour road trip with you, I love you that much. And yeah, I will drive.
  1. You are the human form of sweatpants because I am so comfortable with you.
  1. Polar bears, bunnies, and penguins should fear your cuteness. You are taking over, pookie bear!
  1. Is your pic next to the word charming in the dictionary? Because you, sista, are cute.
  1. Apart from food, you are my favorite.
  1. You have a great sense of style.
  1. Your hair looks amazing. I love the way you take care of yourself.
You have a great sense of style is a nice thing to say to your friend
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  1. I love your attention to detail. You are a perfectionist everyone loves (and not that annoying).
  1. The best thing about you is that you make everyone feel welcome, no matter who it is.
  1. Your self-confidence is refreshing, and I love the way you are so self-assured.
  1. I want to be as outgoing as you are! I love your independence and confidence.
  1. You are so unique. You are authoritative yet gentle, self-confident yet modest.
  1. I admire you. Your presence commands respect and attention, no matter how huge the audience is.
  1. You are so interesting to talk to. Your ideas and perceptions of things make me think and grow.
  1. I admire how you can stay calm and patient during times of distress.
  1. You may have a wardrobe of only blacks – but you have a heart of gold.
  1. You light the whole room up when you walk in, and people are mesmerized by your radiance.
  1. You impress me – and everyone else – every single day of your life with your ability to work extra hard for things you want to achieve.
  1. Your voice has the power to calm me in a way no one can! It’s gentle, refreshing, uplifting, and assuring.
  1. You are just like a sibling to me. We share an unbreakable bond, it’s not blood that binds us but the heart.
  1. There is no one like you in this world. And I can go on saying that forever.
  1. You are a wonderful human being. Stay the same.
  1. You are blessed with the ability to do ordinary things in an extraordinary way. And I must say you are damn good at it!
  1. Loving you comes easy; it feels like the most natural thing in the world.
  1. I am truly grateful to have you in my life. Your existence makes my life better, brighter, and richer.
  1. You are my defense and my refuge in times of adversity. Your immense support and encouragement helped me sail through difficult situations.
  1. I am truly a better person because of you! No one can take that credit from you.
  1. You are my source of inspiration, love, and joy. I am honored and blessed beyond measure to have a lifelong friend like you.
  1. You have a remarkable ability to make people feel valued, respected, and appreciated.
  1. You are so thoughtful! You always know what I need. Your attention to the little things is incredible.
  1. You make even the most mundane, regular day special for me! You fill my life with laughter and fun.
  1. You always manage to bring out the best not just in me but everyone. Your presence is truly rewarding.
  1. You are a great problem solver. Your solutions are innovative and helpful.
  1. You have a beautiful heart and soul. You make this world a better place.
  1. You have an amazing talent for making people comfortable around you. That warm hug and the friendly pat on the back do wonders!
  1. With my hands on my heart, I want to say that you never fail to impress me. You are that good at what you do!
  1. The unwavering support, love, devotion, and loyalty you show towards me makes you an incredible friend.
  1. My words cannot express how much this friendship means to me! A big thank you for always being by my side.
  1. You have been my constant source of strength, encouragement, and support. No matter how much I thank you, it will never be enough.
  1. In this uncertain world, you have been my constant. Thank you for just being there!
  1. Jokes feel funnier when you’re the one telling them to me.
  1. You are the strongest person I know and I mean that.
  1. I will forever cherish the memories we have created together. I am truly grateful for every moment spent with you.
  1. Your compassion, kindness, and empathy for others make you truly inspiring. Just be you always!
  1. Your optimism and outlook on life is contagious. It fills me with great hope and continues to inspire me every single day.
  1. You have a fantastic ability to stay calm and composed even in the most challenging situations. And it pays off well.
  1. Just talking to you puts me in a good mood! That’s the positive influence you have in my life.
  1. You are so inspiring; I always look up to you! You are simply my hero.
  1. With you on my side, I can face any challenge that life throws at me. You are my strength.
  1. You have seen me at my best and my worst and your support has been endless throughout. I can’t thank you enough for that.
  1. Your friendship has been a guiding light and a beacon of hope in the ups and downs of life for me.
  1. You look like you belong on the front cover of a magazine! What are you doing here?
  1. You are an incredible friend who brings much light and happiness into my life.
  1. You have seen me grow, evolve, and become who I am today. You have been there at every step of my life to cheer me up. I am greatly indebted to you for all that you have done.
  1. Your skin is always glowing! What’s the secret behind your beautiful skin that you haven’t shared with me yet?
  1. Your intelligence, wit, and quick thinking never cease to impress me. You are truly one of a kind!
  1. You are a great listener! You always make people heard and valued around you.
  1. You wear a gorgeous smile! One that can lighten up any room.
  1. I hold you in high regard for never giving up on life and chasing your dreams relentlessly.
  1. Setbacks and disappointments do not define you. With your strength and resilience, you always shine through.
  1. You exude positive energy, and good vibes, and are a source of joy. It feels good to be around you.
  1. I truly admire your courage to be yourself and live life fearlessly. You make me feel empowered.
  1. I am honored to call you my friend. I am so proud of you.
  1. In a world filled with chaos, you are my peace, my haven, and my sanctuary. Thank you for filling my life with abundant peace.
  1. You have left an indelible impression on my heart. You have changed my life forever.
  1. You hold the threads of my life together. And I can’t put into words how special you are to me.
  1. I don’t know what I would do without you. You really matter to me, and I cannot imagine my life without you in it.
  1. You are just the best friend a girl could ask for. You are perfect. I love you to the moon and back.
  1. Who cares about the storms of life? When you are there hold the umbrella for me.
  1. You are very important to me. You are worthy of every good thing in this world.
  1. You have always been a fighter. And I admire that strength in you. Don’t you let go of that bravery!
  1. You don’t even know how valuable you are to me. I honestly had no idea that you would turn out to be this important person in my life who I cannot go without living.
  1. You are smart, hardworking, and ambitious. You can do everything. Nothing can stop you.
  1. You are the most fabulous person I know. The day you entered my life, it got better.
  1. You are my favorite person. Thank you for loving me unconditionally.
  1. You have been a great friend to me. I am so happy that the universe brought us together.
  1. You make my life meaningful and beautiful. I honestly have no words to describe how happy I am to have you in my life.
  1. You always know the right thing to say. You are a wise person with an understanding heart.
  1. I like the way you are – fearlessly authentic, honest, and in love with your spirit.
  1. You are a brave person. Don’t get bogged down by all the negativity in this world.
  1. You have taught me so much about life, love, and friendship. Just being around you makes my heart happy.
  1. I hope you are proud of yourself because I very much am!
  1. You are a role model for me. You always know the right thing to do without being told.
  1. You have always overlooked my imperfections and have remained a loyal friend.
  1. You bake the best chocolate cake in the world. Hasn’t anyone said that to you?
  1. You hold a special place in my heart. And that no one else can ever have that.
  1. You are a big part of my life story. Thank you for being in my life, dear friend.
  1. I love you the most in my life. I know I don’t say it enough but I really do.
  1. I could not have survived without you all these years. You know me probably better than anyone does.
  1. I had the best times of my life with you. I look forward to creating more happy memories with you.
  1. You know me better than I even know myself. What I like, what I love, or hate.
  1. You and I are inseparable. You are a part of my life, my family, and my whole world. And you will always be till my last breath.
  1. The day I met you, I felt that instant connection with you. All I can say is it has grown only stronger and wonderful over the years.
  1. I don’t believe in magic. But the day I saw you I started believing in one.
  1. In you, I have found a sincere friendship. I hope it keeps growing stronger and deeper as time passes.
  1. You are my real friend. Someone I can really rely upon no matter what! I trust you the most in this world.
  1. I really think you are the funniest person that I have ever met! You make me laugh really hard.
  1. You have no idea how beautiful you are! I hope you could see yourself the way I do.
  1. Well, who really needs a boyfriend when I have an amazing friend like you?
  1. Has anyone ever told you that you are supremely talented?
  1. You believed in me the most when everyone started losing faith in me. You believed in me when even I couldn’t believe in myself.
  1. You are a bright and beautiful person who is valuable to me. You are a bundle of sunshine that lights up my world.
  1. You are my favorite secret keeper. Don’t ever dare to let it out!
  1. It’s very hard to find people who love you unconditionally and I consider myself lucky to find someone just like that.
  1. You are a true blessing. The challenges we face together have made our bond stronger than ever! I love you bestie!
  1. You have been with me during the hardships and heartbreaks. And I really thank God every day for giving me a friend like you.
  1. You are the most precious gem in the whole world. I will always treasure you, cause I know I can’t have someone like you.
  1. The bond we share cannot be forged overnight. It has always stood the test of time. Need I say more?
  1. You are the sunshine that dispels darkness from my life and brings forth hope and warmth. You fade away my fears. Thank you for being so supportive.
  1. I cannot repay you for what you have done for me. Thank you for loving me so much.
  1. You lift me up! Thank you for supporting me in every adventure.
  1. I believe in angels, the divine beings sent forth from heaven, because I have got you as my best friend in this life.
  1. It is always great to hear from you. We always have wonderful conversations. And you have no idea how much joy it brings to my life.
  1. You hear me in my silence. Words from every drop of my tears never escaped your ears. I think you know me too well.
  1. Without you, my friend, I am nothing. I will be eternally grateful to God for bringing you into my life.
  1. You are irreplaceable, I hope you know that. You have left a mark on my heart that no one can remove.
  1. You are like the fresh breath of air that refreshes my mind and calms my soul.
  1. You are unique. Only you can match my level of craziness. Life without you will be super boring.

Infographic: 6 Things To Do To Make Your Friend Feel Special

You can make your friend feel special by following up all the nice things you say to them with actions because nothing speaks louder than that. Check out the infographic to find interesting things you can do for your friend to let them know how special they are.

6 things to do to make your friend feel special (infographic)

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Friends are our support structures, partners in crime, and a lot more. They lighten up our world when everything seems bleak and falling apart. They lift us when the world serves us a blow and go to lengths to make sure we never have to deal with the hardships of life alone. Yes, friends are magic workers and a blessing from the heavens. And just like your friends are always around for you, you got to fulfill the same duties towards them. So, when they need that extra push, encouragement, and positive feedback to get through, consult this list of affirmation to say to a friend and add a little sunshine to their day.

Frequently Asked Questions

What to say to a friend to show you care?

The best way to show you care about a friend is to simply say it. Then, listen to them and just be there for them whenever they need you.

What do you say to be supportive?

Phrases like ‘I am here for you,’ ‘I will stand with you to the end,’ and ‘I am on your side’ can convey your support to your loved one.

How do I make my friend value me?

You don’t have to overcompensate to make someone like you. Just be yourself, support your friend, and invest time and effort in the friendship.

Key Takeaways

  • Life is easier and fun when you have true friends by your side who understand, support, and love you despite all your flaws.
  • While it may sometimes be difficult to find the right words to let them know how important they are in your life, a sweet little message can help you show your appreciation for them.
  • Talking about their positive traits and skills can give them that extra boost when they feel down and need some positivity.
Nice Things To Say To A Friend

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Ankhee GuptaPsychotherapist & Counselor

Ankhee Gupta is a psychological counselor, a certified stress management expert, and a certified CBT practitioner. She was also named the best psychological counselor of Kolkata. She has over eight years of experience and deals with stress, depression, anxiety, child counseling, geriatric counseling, and marital counseling. Ankhee practices counseling in her private chambers and is a visiting faculty at the...read full bio

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