There is no friendship in trade.
Sincere friendship towards God, in all who believe him to be properly an intelligent, willing being, does most apparently, directly, and strongly incline to prayer; and it no less disposes the heart strongly to desire to have our infinitely glorious.
Our friends interpret the world and ourselves to us, if we take them tenderly and truly.
Be slow in choosing a friend, slower in changing.
True friendship is a plant of slow growth, and must undergo and withstand the shocks of adversity, before it is entitled to the appellation.
Friendship is a plant of slow growth and must undergo and withstand the shocks of adversity before it is entitled to the appellation.
Be courteous to all, but intimate with few, and let those few be well tried before you give them your confidence.
So far as it depends on the course of this government, our relations of good will and friendship will be sedulously cultivated with all nations.
Friendship is but another name for an alliance with the follies and the misfortunes of others. Our own share of miseries is sufficient: why enter then as volunteers into those of another?
Peace, commerce and honest friendship with all nations; entangling alliances with none.