friendship quotes

There is no friendship in trade. — Cornelius Vanderbilt

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. — Jonathan Edwards

Our friends interpret the world and ourselves to us, if we take them tenderly and truly. — Amos Bronson Alcott

Be slow in choosing a friend, slower in changing. — Benjamin Franklin

True friendship is a plant of slow growth, and must undergo and withstand the shocks of adversity, before it is entitled to the appellation. — George Washington

Friendship is a plant of slow growth and must undergo and withstand the shocks of adversity before it is entitled to the appellation. — George Washington

Be courteous to all, but intimate with few, and let those few be well tried before you give them your confidence. — George Washington

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. — John Tyler

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? — Thomas Jefferson

Peace, commerce and honest friendship with all nations; entangling alliances with none. — Thomas Jefferson