Remember the greatest gift is not found in stores nor under the tree, but in the heart of true friends. Cindy Lew
For there is no friend like a sister in calm or stormy weather, to cheer one on the tedious way, to fetch one if one goes astray, to lift one if one totters down, to strengthen whist one stands. Christina Rossetti
Real friends are those who upon watching you make a fool of yourself do not feel that the job is done permanently. Anonymous
Animals are such agreeable friends they ask no questions, they pass no criticism. George Eliot
A mirror reflects a man's face, but what he is really like is shown by the kind of friends he chooses. Proverbs 27:19
Don't walk in front of me, I may not follow. Don't walk behind me, I may not lead. Just walk beside me and be my friend. Unknown
Forsake not an old friend, for a new friend, for a new one does not compare with him. Apocrypha
Old friends are like fence post. Sometimes they hold you up. Sometimes they lean on you. Unknown
What a wretched lot of old shriveled creatures we shall be by and by. Never mind the uglier we get in the eyes of others; the lovelier we shall be to each other, that has always been my firm oath about friendship. George Eliot
The best kind of friend is one you can sit on the porch with, never say a word, and then walk away feeling that was the best conversation you've ever had. Unknown