This list of 125 best get well soon messages for a friend and get well quotes for a friend will comfort them and let them know you want them to feel better soon.
#1 The letters f, u, and n do not appear in the words sick or ill. This seems fitting, as there’s nothing fun about being out of commission. May you come through this quickly so the fun can resume!
#2 Illness is like rainclouds: gloomy, oppressive, and temporary. It may feel as though your sickness will never end, but like gray skies, it will clear. Be patient and trust that health is coming your way.
#3 If I could draw, I’d paint you a plant. A bit of growing greenery emerging from a rock to remind you that life springs vibrantly from even the most barren land. May your return to good health will be like that plant: glorious and full of life.
#4 If I could wipe all illness from the planet, I’d start with yours. Then I would clean every last virus, bacterium, germ, tumor, and other form of disease from the surface of the earth. Alas, I have no superpowers, so all I can do is wish you a speedy return to good health and let you know I’m thinking of you. Get well, my friend.
#5 Just a quick message to say that I’m thinking about you and wishing I could send rain to wash away your illness and sunshine to bring a rainbow. Get well soon, my friend.
#6 Like an old married couple, our friendship has seen us through sickness and health. Before you know it, this illness will pass, health will return, and we’ll be back to bickering and laughing as we always do. Get well, my friend!
#7 Being ill is never pleasant. I hope it offers you some comfort to know that I’m thinking of you and sending wishes for a speedy return to radiantly good health. Get well soon, dear friend.
#8 The minute good health vanishes, we realize how lucky we were to have had it. Knowing how lucky you are, I’m confident that you’ll be healthy again in no time. And if it feels as though your luck is running low, you can have some of mine. Feel better soon, my friend.
#9 Although I may not be there in person to hold your hand or bring you tea, I’m there in spirit plumping your pillows, fixing the blankets, and knocking over the occasional small object, so you don’t know if it’s me or the wind. I am sending you brisk, breezy energy for a speedy recovery, my friend.
#10 Breath by breath, hour by hour, day by day, you’re getting healthier and moving forward while your illness sits and stagnates. Before long, you’ll leave it so far behind you that you’ll forget all about it. I wish you a swift recovery, my friend.
#11 It’s been said that “the greatest healing therapy is friendship and love.” You are well-loved by me and all your friends, which means you have access to the best healing therapy available. Please know that I’m here to help in any way and am sending loving energy to nurse you to health. Get well soon, my beloved friend.
#12 The path to good health can feel like a slog, each day rolling into the next. The good news is that the sun will rise tomorrow, and one of these days, you will, too. I wish you an easy recovery.
#13 Sharing a laugh right now might make you groan, so when you recover, we’ll have all the fun and double the laughs we normally do. Until then, I’m sending happy, healthy energy your way and keeping the belly-aching laughter to myself. Feel better soon, my friend.
#14 Your friendship means the world to me, and I hate knowing that you’re not well. I hope you recover soon so we can get back to taking on the world together!
#15 One of the worst things about being ill is that you’re the only one who feels the misery. If I could take some of the agony off your shoulders and bear it for you, I would. As it is, all I can do is remind you that you’re not alone and that I’m rooting for you. Get well soon.
#16 I was so sorry to learn that you’re ill as it pains me to think of your smile turning upside down. If there’s anything I can do to put a smile on your face or make your recovery any easier, please let me know. I’m here for you, my friend.
#17 The days of an illness can all blend into one. May today be set apart by loving wishes of good health from a dear friend who misses you. You’ll get through this, I’m sure!
#18 Sometimes life knocks us out for a bit and reminds us that we are not invincible. Fortunately, it also shows us how resilient and strong we are. To speed up your recovery, I’m sending you a supportive bundle of strength gathered from all your friends. We’re looking forward to seeing you on your feet again.
#19 Some say, “that which doesn’t kill us makes us stronger.” Given how strong you already are, that means that getting healthy will make you fit to fight anything that comes your way. Get well, my warrior friend!
#20 One of the few good things about illness is that it gives us time to rest and reset. I hope you have a comfortable place to recuperate and that you come through this with renewed energy, feeling as though all the world is your oyster.
#21 Remember when we were kids, and our parents would kiss away our scrapes and bruises? Wouldn’t it be great if we could blast away illness with a hug from a friend? I think it’s worth a try, so I am sending you a big, long hug. Get healthy!
#22 Being sick is a bit of a downer, so I’m sending positive thoughts of good health and jubilant energy your way. I hope you recover quickly and bounce back to your usual brightness soon.
#23 Whether it’s tea, a toddy, or some other tonic, soothing drinks are rumored to flush away illness of all sorts. While I can’t be there to pour you one, I’m sending thoughts of comforting wishes swimming in your favorite mug. Have a speedy recovery, my friend.
#24 Get well wishes are simple solace when illness makes life hard. I’m sorry you’re not well and want you to know that you are in my thoughts. May your road to good health be short.
#25 In case your sickness has made you forget, I’m your friend, and although I like you no matter what, I like you best when you’re healthy. So please, take care of yourself and get well soon.
#26 I was sorry to learn that you are facing a difficult time. I wanted to share a little message to let you know I am here if you need anything. I know this must be challenging, but your strength and determination will surely get you through it. Get well soon, my friend.
#27 While this may be one of the more challenging times in your life, I am thinking of you always. I am sending words of healing your way and am happy to check in if you want some company. I hope that you will be on the mend very soon.
#28 Our health is vital to all that we do. I wanted you to know that you are on my mind, and I am hoping for your speedy recovery. Soon enough, you will be looking back on this time as a challenge you have overcome. Get well soon.
#29 While it’s more than just “under the weather,” I hope that you feel a little better with each new day. In time, this too shall pass, and I am happy to offer whatever support you need. Get well soon.
#30 It is my genuine hope that you begin to feel better soon. Take your time and be patient with yourself while you rest and recover. Your responsibilities can wait. If there is something pressing, I am happy to help. Get well soon!
#31 An illness often forces us to slow down and take stock of our lifestyle. While this might be a frustrating time for you, I hope that enjoy the silver lining of being able to sleep and relax. Sending you words of healing and best wishes for your recovery.
#32 We wanted to send you a little message to bring some sunshine to your day. You are in our thoughts, and we are ready to help whenever and wherever we are needed. While you spend some time regaining your health, keep some happy memories in mind—something positive to lift your spirits. Get well soon.
#33 I only recently found out about your illness. I am so sorry you are going through this difficult time. I would love to be of assistance, so please do not hesitate to call on me. You are in my thoughts, and I wish you a speedy recovery.
#34 My heart aches for you because you are dealing with this sickness. Illnesses can be a very lonely time because we are isolated. I want you to know that I am here for you, and I am willing to help in any way I can. I wish you a very speedy recovery.
#35 I am sad to hear of your illness. When we don’t feel well, the slightest task is exhausting. I can’t imagine what you are going through. My concern for you has kept you ever in my thoughts. Please keep me posted and let me know if I can help in any way.
#36 I am sorry to hear of your illness. You must be overwhelmed by all it has brought to your life. Please know I care about you, and you are in my thoughts. I know you will be up and running very soon, but I still want to offer my help. Please call me anytime.
#37 It grieves me to hear of your illness. Your road to recovery lies ahead, but the good news is you are not walking it alone. I will be honored for us to traverse your path to healing together. Please let me know how I can help.
#38 I wanted to send you a note to tell you I am thinking of you. I was upset to hear of your illness. I am here for you as you work toward your recovery and here to help in any way I can. Just call me and I will be there.
#39 Knowing you are struggling with your illness hurts. If I could, I would remove your sickness and have my healthy friend back. Instead, I will offer my support in any form you need. I am here for you, so please call on me.
#40 Sickness can bring a dark cloud over our lives. Darkness is the last thing that I want for you. You will pull through this, and I will be with you to help. I am here to offer any support you may need. Lean on me, and let’s get through this together.
#41 When we are sick, the simplest things suddenly become challenging. My goal is to take some tasks off of you. I want you to focus your energy on recovering. You are not in this alone. Please let me help you get back on your feet.
#42 You are such a good friend and person. It makes me sad to think of your health challenges. You have been on my heart from the moment I heard of your illness. I believe you will make a full recovery. Until then, I am here to do anything I can to make your life easier.
#43 We were thinking about you and thought these words might provide some reassurance while you face the challenges life has thrown at you. Our fingers are crossed, and we hope that you can begin your journey back to good health soon. I wish you all the best.
#44 While you are struggling, I wanted you to know that you are deeply missed. Healing takes time, and your health is of great importance. So, as you recover, know I am thinking of you. Feel better soon.
#45 During this crucial time, I hope that this message serves to brighten your day, even if it is just for the moment. We are pulling for you and hoping that you feel better soon.
#46 I hope that this message provides some comfort while you face this set of obstacles. Your strength in spirit is admirable, and I am sure that it will help to get you through this. Get well soon and please let us know if we can help in any way.
#47 We were sorry to learn that you have fallen ill. I hope you can take the time to focus on healing and recovery. Your safety and health are of the utmost importance to us. We are pulling for you to get better soon.
#48 Although you are ill, rest assured you aren’t missing out. We will make sure to keep you included in our thoughts and activities. In time you will be well again, and we will welcome your smiling face. We hope that you feel better soon.
#49 Although this illness is taking its toll, I have every confidence that you will recover with time. Make sure to get lots of rest and surround yourself with the things you love. Get well soon!
#50 I am looking forward to the day when your health troubles will be behind you. I have every confidence you will overcome this and perhaps be even healthier than before. Wishing you a healthy recovery, get well soon!
#51 I am here for you in your time of illness, and I believe in you. Think of how the butterfly shelters from the storm and hang in there and stay strong. The rains will pass, and I will stay beside you while you wait for the sun to shine again.
#52 If you want a shoulder to lean on, a hand to hold, or a sympathetic ear to listen, please give me a call. You are a true friend, and I will stay by your side during this illness. You can count on me.
#53 I am thinking of you. Recovery can be a slow process, and sometimes it may feel like time is standing still, but each day will bring you a little closer to the time when you’ll be back on your feet again. Your friendship means the world to me, and you are always on my mind.
#54 You have been continually in my thoughts since I heard the news of your illness. I wanted to let you know how much I care about you and that I am thinking of you. I hope your recovery will be smooth and fast, but in the meantime, call me and tell me what I can do to help.
#55 I know you are strong, and you will fight this illness. If you ever start to get weary, you can lean on my arm and rest a little while until you’re ready to go on fighting. Whatever lies ahead, I know you will come out on top.
#56 There may be a long road ahead of you, but you don’t need to walk it alone. If there is something I can do for you, reach out to me anytime. Keep your chin up, my friend, and if you ever feel afraid, just say the word, and I will be by your side.
#57 You must be dealing with tough emotions about your illness right now. I am here to listen if you want to talk about it, or to distract you with light conversation if you don’t. Your friendship means so much to me, and I want you to know that I am always here to support you.
#58 I am sad to hear that you are unwell, my dear friend. You are in my thoughts constantly, and I am looking forward to the day when you will once again be dancing through life with a smile on your face. In the meantime, I am here to help see you through this difficult time in any way I can.
#59 When the gray skies of illness loom over your days, may your courage and determination be the light that sees you through to the end of the storm. In the meantime, I am here when you need a friend to talk or to listen. I will wait with you for the rainbow that will surely come after the rain.
#60 I heard that you are ill, and I wanted to reach out and let you know that I am always here for you, dear friend. When you feel worried or scared, please call me. I am here to hold your hand, to listen to your fears, and to sympathize any time of day or night.
#61 I was saddened to learn that you are ill. You must be overwhelmed right now. But please know that you are not alone in dealing with this health issue. Lean on me as your friend, and call whenever you feel like talking. I am here for you.
Best Quotes for Get Well Soon Messages for Friend
“An expert is a man who tells you a simple thing in a confused way in such a fashion as to make you think the confusion is your own fault.”
“The treatment is really a cooperative of a trinity – the patient, the doctor and the inner doctor.”
“Pain is inevitable. Suffering is optional.”
M. Kathleen Casey
“In a lot of work places, you work at a lot of jobs and people work more with their colleagues than with their family.”
“Friendship is always a sweet responsibility, never an opportunity.”
“Friendship improves happiness and abates misery, by the doubling of our joy and the dividing of our grief.”
Marcus Tullius Cicero
“Man never made any material as resilient as the human spirit.”
“You’re in pretty good shape for the shape you are in.”
“Probably no greater honor can come to any man than the respect of his colleagues.”
“Sleep, riches, and health to be truly enjoyed must be interrupted.”
Johann Paul Friedrich Richter
“There is no medicine like hope, no incentive so great, and no tonic so powerful as expectation of something tomorrow.”
Orison Swett Marden
“The best of healers is good cheer.”
“Life isn’t about waiting for the storm to pass, it’s about learning to dance in the rain.”
“Throughout history, ‘tender loving care’ has uniformly been recognized as a valuable element in healing.”
“I wonder why you can always read a doctor’s bill and you can never read his prescription.”
Finley Peter Dunne
“Isn’t it unnerving that doctors call what they do ‘practice’?”
“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.”
“There is one consolation in being sick; and that is the possibility that you may recover to a better state than you were ever in before.”
Henry David Thoreau
“Friends show their love in times of trouble, not in happiness.”
“It’s not the strength of the body that counts, but the strength of the spirit.”
“What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us.”
Ralph Waldo Emerson
“Never go to a doctor whose office plants have died.”
“Life is 10% what happens to you and 90% how you react to it.”
Charles R. Swendoll
“Your never know how much they care until you are under the weather.”
“I enjoy convalescence. It is the part that makes the illness worth while.”
George Bernard Shaw
“Although the world is full of suffering, it’s full also of the overcoming it.”
“Friendship is essentially a partnership.”
“Do you have a cough? Go home tonight, eat a whole box of Ex-Lax – tomorrow you’ll be afraid to cough.”
“Be careful when reading health books; you may die of a misprint.”
“Illness is the most heeded of doctors: to goodness and wisdom we only make promises; pain we obey.”
“This too shall pass.”
Persian Sufi Poets
“One’s friends are that part of the human race with which one can be human.”
“The only thing that could make this day better is ice cream.”
“In the middle of every difficulty lies opportunity.”
“Believe you can and you’re halfway there.”
“I’m so mean I make medicine sick!”
“The art of medicine consists of amusing the patient while nature cures the disease.”
“For every ailment under the sun, There is a remedy, or there is none, If there be one, try to find it; If there be none, never mind it.”
“If knowing that someone really cares, helps healing along its way then I hope you now feel better and keep improving, day by day.”
“It is rare to find a business partner who is selfless. If you are lucky it happens once in a lifetime.”
“Life is an awful, ugly place to not have a best friend.”
“People are more likely to remember the great social interaction they had with a colleague than the great meeting they both attended.”
“Sickness comes on horseback but departs on foot.”
“Motivation comes from working on things we care about. It also comes from working with people we care about.”
“Never leave a friend behind. Friends are all we have to get us through this life–and they are the only things from this world that we could hope to see in the next.”
“You and I are soup snakes.”
“Okay, so today you are feeling low. But soon you will be better you know. Listen to the doctors you meet And before you know it you’ll be back on your feet.”
“I know God will not give me anything I can’t handle. I just wish He didn’t trust me so much.”
“Hardships often prepare ordinary people for an extraordinary destiny.”
“It always seems impossible until its done.”
Best Bible Verses for Message for Sick Friend
Heal me, LORD, and I will be healed; save me and I will be saved, for you are the one I praise.
3 John 1:2
Dear friend, I pray that you may enjoy good health and that all may go well with you, even as your soul is getting along well.
My comfort in my suffering is this: Your promise preserves my life.
Have mercy on me, LORD, for I am faint; heal me, LORD, for my bones are in agony.
1 Peter 2:24
“He himself bore our sins” in his body on the cross, so that we might die to sins and live for righteousness; “by his wounds you have been healed.”
And my God will meet all your needs according to the riches of his glory in Christ Jesus.
LORD my God, I called to you for help, and you healed me.
A cheerful heart is good medicine, but a crushed spirit dries up the bones.
So do not fear, for I am with you; do not be dismayed, for I am your God. I will strengthen you and help you; I will uphold you with my righteous right hand.
He gives strength to the weary and increases the power of the weak. Even youths grow tired and weary, and young men stumble and fall; but those who hope in the Lord will renew their strength. They will soar on wings like eagles; they will run and not grow weary, they will walk and not be faint.
Come to me, all you who are weary and burdened, and I will give you rest.
LORD, be gracious to us; we long for you. Be our strength every morning, our salvation in time of distress.
Peace I leave with you; my peace I give you. I do not give to you as the world gives. Do not let your hearts be troubled and do not be afraid.
My flesh and my heart may fail, but God is the strength of my heart and my portion forever.
But for you who revere my name, the sun of righteousness will rise with healing in its rays. And you will go out and frolic like well-fed calves.
Jesus went through all the towns and villages, teaching in their synagogues, proclaiming the good news of the kingdom and healing every disease and sickness.
And the people all tried to touch him, because power was coming from him and healing them all.
Gracious words are a honeycomb, sweet to the soul and healing to the bones.
2 Corinthians 12:9
But he said to me, “My grace is sufficient for you, for my power is made perfect in weakness.” Therefore I will boast all the more gladly about my weaknesses, so that Christ’s power may rest on me.
Worship the LORD your God, and his blessing will be on your food and water. I will take away sickness from among you.
Praise the Lord, my soul, and forget not all his benefits—who forgives all your sins and heals all your diseases, who redeems your life from the pit and crowns you with love and compassion.
“He will wipe every tear from their eyes. There will be no more death” or mourning or crying or pain, for the old order of things has passed away.
My son, pay attention to what I say; turn your ear to my words. Do not let them out of your sight, keep them within your heart; for they are life to those who find them and health to one’s whole body.
Is anyone among you sick? Let them call the elders of the church to pray over them and anoint them with oil in the name of the Lord. And the prayer offered in faith will make the sick person well; the Lord will raise them up. If they have sinned, they will be forgiven.
“But I will restore you to health and heal your wounds,” declares the LORD, “because you are called an outcast, Zion for whom no one cares.”
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