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

commerce is a game of skill which everyone cannot play and few can play well.
Ralph Waldo Emerson commerce quote

Friendship is a disinterested commerce between equals; love, an abject intercourse between tyrants and slaves.
— Oliver Goldsmith

The lessons taught in great books are misleading. The commerce in life is rarely so simple and never so just.
— Anita Brookner

The selfish spirit of commerce, which knows no country, and feels no passion or principle but that of gain.
— commerce quotation by Thomas Jefferson