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Be courteous to all…

"Hetty Reading the Scriptures to the Indians" by Christian Schussele

“Be courteous to all but intimate with few, and let those few be well tried before you give them your confidence; true friendship is a plant of slow growth, and must undergo and withstand the shocks of adversity before it is entitled to appellation.” George Washington

Read: Diary of Hetty Shepard, a Puritan Girl

 
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Posted by on February 27, 2012 in Letters

 

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Be courteous to all…

President George Washington Leaving Mount Vernon by Layne Johnson

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

 
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Posted by on February 5, 2012 in Advice

 

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