George Washington Quotes

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George Washington Quotes
George Washington, was one of the founding fathers and first President of United States of America. Here I have compiled down some of the popular George Washington quotes, hope you like the compilation.

Some day, following the example of the United States of America, there will be a United States of Europe.
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The administration of justice is the firmest pillar of government.
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Observe good faith and justice toward all nations. Cultivate peace and harmony with all.
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Guard against the impostures of pretended patriotism.
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When we assumed the Soldier, we did not lay aside the Citizen.
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True friendship is a plant of slow growth, and must undergo and withstand the shocks of adversity, before it is entitled to the appellation.
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Worry is the interest paid by those who borrow trouble.
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Friendship is a plant of slow growth and must undergo and withstand the shocks of adversity before it is entitled to the appellation.
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My observation is that whenever one person is found adequate to the discharge of a duty... it is worse executed by two persons, and scarcely done at all if three or more are employed therein.
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Mankind, when left to themselves, are unfit for their own government.
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Let your heart feel for the afflictions and distress of everyone, and let your hand give in proportion to your purse.
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My first wish is to see this plague of mankind, war, banished from the earth.
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A slender acquaintance with the world must convince every man that actions, not words, are the true criterion of the attachment of friends.
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Be courteous to all, but intimate with few, and let those few be well tried before you give them your confidence.
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Experience teaches us that it is much easier to prevent an enemy from posting themselves than it is to dislodge them after they have got possession.
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Firearms are second only to the Constitution in importance; they are the peoples' liberty's teeth.
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Laws made by common consent must not be trampled on by individuals.
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Few men have virtue to withstand the highest bidder.
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Government is not reason; it is not eloquent; it is force. Like fire, it is a dangerous servant and a fearful master.
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Happiness and moral duty are inseparably connected.
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I hope I shall possess firmness and virtue enough to maintain what I consider the most enviable of all titles, the character of an honest man.
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Arbitrary power is most easily established on the ruins of liberty abused to licentiousness.
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Bad seed is a robbery of the worst kind: for your pocket-book not only suffers by it, but your preparations are lost and a season passes away unimproved.
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Discipline is the soul of an army. It makes small numbers formidable; procures success to the weak, and esteem to all.
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Liberty, when it begins to take root, is a plant of rapid growth.
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If we desire to avoid insult, we must be able to repel it; if we desire to secure peace, one of the most powerful instruments of our rising prosperity, it must be known, that we are at all times ready for War.
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It is far better to be alone, than to be in bad company.
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It will be found an unjust and unwise jealousy to deprive a man of his natural liberty upon the supposition he may abuse it.
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It is better to be alone than in bad company.
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Labor to keep alive in your breast that little spark of celestial fire, called conscience.
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Let us raise a standard to which the wise and honest can repair; the rest is in the hands of God.
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The Constitution is the guide which I never will abandon.
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The marvel of all history is the patience with which men and women submit to burdens unnecessarily laid upon them by their governments.
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The time is near at hand which must determine whether Americans are to be free men or slaves.
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Nothing can be more hurtful to the service, than the neglect of discipline; for that discipline, more than numbers, gives one army the superiority over another.
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The basis of our political system is the right of the people to make and to alter their constitutions of government.
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Let your Discourse with Men of Business be Short and Comprehensive.
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My mother was the most beautiful woman I ever saw. All I am I owe to my mother. I attribute all my success in life to the moral, intellectual and physical education I received from her.
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The very atmosphere of firearms anywhere and everywhere restrains evil interference - they deserve a place of honor with all that's good.
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War - An act of violence whose object is to constrain the enemy, to accomplish our will.
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Truth will ultimately prevail where there is pains to bring it to light.
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We should not look back unless it is to derive useful lessons from past errors, and for the purpose of profiting by dearly bought experience.
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