110+ George Washington Quotes On Freedom, Government And Success

Top 10 George Washington Quotes (BEST)

  1. It is far better to be alone, than to be in bad company.
  2. Do not let anyone claim tribute of American patriotism if they even attempt to remove religion from politics.
  3. Firearms stand next in importance to the Constitution itself.
  4. Be courteous to all, but intimate with few, and let those few be well tried before you give them your confidence.
  5. Make sure you are doing what God wants you to do--then do it with all your strength.
  6. The Constitution is the guide which I never will abandon.
  7. Worry is the interest paid by those who borrow trouble.
  8. I had always hoped that this land might become a safe and agreeable asylum to the virtuous and persecuted part of mankind, to whatever nation they might belong.
  9. To be prepared for war is one of the most effective means of preserving peace.
  10. 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.

George Washington Short Quotes

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  • Where are our Men of abilities? Why do they not come forth to save their Country?
  • Guard against the impostures of pretended patriotism.
  • Working on your biceps? Try chopping down a cherry tree.
  • Observe good faith and justice toward all nations. Cultivate peace and harmony with all.
  • It is better to offer no excuse than a bad one.
  • Without a decisive naval force we can do nothing definitive.
  • A pack of jackasses led by a lion is superior to a pack of lions led by a jackass.
  • Religion and morality are the essential pillars of civil society.
  • Let your Discourse with Men of Business be Short and Comprehensive.
  • Speak not injurious words neither in jest nor earnest; scoff at none, although they give occasion.
 quote Agriculture is the most healthful, most useful and most noble employment of man.
Agriculture is the most healthful, most useful and most noble employment of man.

George Washington Quotes On Freedom

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The great rule of conduct for us, in regard to foreign nations, is, in extending our commercial relations, to have with them as little political connection as possible. — George Washington

A free people ought not only to be armed, but disciplined; to which end a uniform and well-digested plan is requisite. — George Washington

If freedom of speech is taken away, then dumb and silent we may be led, like sheep to the slaughter. — George Washington

 quote A free people ought not only be armed and disciplined, but they should have suff
A free people ought not only be armed and disciplined, but they should have sufficient arms and ammunition to maintain a status of independence from any who might attempt to abuse them. Which would include their own government.

Liberty, when it begins to take root, is a plant of rapid growth. — George Washington

As Mankind becomes more liberal, they will be more apt to allow that all those who conduct themselves as worthy members of the community are equally entitled to the protections of civil government. I hope ever to see America among the foremost nations of justice and liberality. — George Washington

The time is near at hand which must determine whether Americans are to be free men or slaves. — George Washington

Reason and experience both forbid us to expect that national morality can exist apart from religious principle. — George Washington

I earnestly pray that the Omnipotent Being who has not deserted the cause of America in the hour of its extremest hazard, will never yield so fair a heritage of freedom a prey to 'Anarchy' or 'Despotism'. — George Washington

Freedom and Property Rights are inseparable. You can't have one without the other. — George Washington

I have often expressed my sentiments, that every man, conducting himself as a good citizen, and being accountable to God alone for his religious opinions, ought to be protected in worshipping the Deity according to the dictates of his own conscience. — George Washington

George Washington Quotes On Leadership

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It is an old adage that honesty is the best policy-this applies to public as well as private life-to States as well as individuals. — George Washington

It is absolutely necessary... for me to have persons that can think for me, as well as execute orders. — George Washington

Leadership is not only having a vision, but also having the courage, the discipline, and the resources to get you there. — George Washington

George Washington Quotes On Life

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I consider it an indispensible duty to close this last solemn act of my official life by commending the interests of our dearest country to the protection of Almighty God and those who have the superintendence of them into his Holy keeping. — George Washington

Having now finished the work assigned me, I retire from the great theatre of Action; and bidding an Affectionate farewell to this August body under whose orders I have so long acted, I here offer my commission, and take my leave of all the employments of public life. — George Washington

Unwilling am I, in the evening of a life nearly consumed in public cares, to quit a peaceful abode for an Ocean of difficulties — George Washington

Let me live according to those holy rules which Thou hast this day prescribed in Thy Holy Word...direct me to the true object, Jesus Christ, the way, the truth, and the life. Bless, O Lord, all the people of this land. — George Washington

You do well to wish to learn our arts and ways of life, and above all, the religion of Jesus Christ. These will make you a greater and happier people than you are. Congress will do every thing they can to assist you in this wise intention. — George Washington

Where is the security for property, for reputation, for life, if the sense of religious obligation deserts the oaths . . . ? — George Washington

Conscience ... seldom comes to a man's aid while he is in the zenith of health and revelling in pomp and luxury upon illgotten spoils. It is generally the last act of his life, and it comes too late to be of much service to others here, or to himself hereafter. — George Washington

To place any dependence upon militia is assuredly resting upon a broken staff. Men just dragged from the tender scenes of domestic life, unaccustomed to the din of arms, totally unacquainted with every kind of military skill ... makes them timid and ready to fly from their own shadows. — George Washington

Life is always uncertain, and common prudence dictates to every man the necessity of settling his temporal concerns, while it is in his power, and while the mind is calm and undisturbed. — George Washington

The turning points of lives are not the great moments. The real crises are often concealed in occurrences so trivial in appearance that they pass unobserved. — George Washington

George Washington Quotes On Government

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But if the laws are to be so trampled upon with impunity, and a minority is to dictate to the majority, there is an end put at one stroke to republican government, and nothing but anarchy and confusion is to be expected thereafter. — George Washington

Government is not reason; it is not eloquent; it is force. Like fire, it is a dangerous servant and a fearful master. — George Washington

The executive branch of this government never has, nor will suffer, while I preside, any improper conduct of its officers to escape with impunity. — George Washington

A primary object should be the education of our youth in the science of government. In a republic, what species of knowledge can be equally important? And what duty more pressing than communicating it to those who are to be the future guardians of the liberties of the country? — George Washington

... happily the Government of the United States... gives to bigotry no sanction, to persecution no assistance. — George Washington

[The spirit of party] opens the door to foreign influence and corruption, which finds a facilitated access to the government itself through the channels of party passions. — George Washington

The preservation of the sacred fire of liberty, and the destiny of the Republican model of Government, are justly considered as deeply, perhaps as finally staked, on the experiment entrusted to the hands of the American people. — George Washington

History and experience prove that foreign influence is one of the most baneful foes of republican government. — George Washington

Almighty God, we make our earnest prayer that Thou wilt incline the hearts of the citizens to cultivate a spirit of subordination and obedience to government; to entertain a brotherly affection and love for one another and for their fellow-citizens of the United States at large. — George Washington

Government is not reason, it is not eloquence, it is force...Never for a moment should it be left to irresponsible action. — George Washington

George Washington Quotes On Success

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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. — George Washington

The Independence and Liberty you possess are the work of joint councils and joint efforts, of common dangers, sufferings and successes. — George Washington

The thinking part of mankind do not form their judgment from events; and their equity will ever attach equal glory to those actions which deserve success, and those which have been crowned with it. — George Washington

We can not guarantee success, we can strive to deserve it. — George Washington

The signal instances of Providential goodness which we have experienced and which have now almost crowned our labors with complete success demand from us in a peculiar manner the warmest returns of gratitude and piety to the Supreme Author of all good. — George Washington

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. — George Washington

George Washington Quotes On War

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The constitution vests the power of declaring war in Congress; therefore no offensive expedition of importance can be undertaken until after they shall have deliberated upon the subject and authorized such a measure. — George Washington

The willingness with which our young people are likely to serve in any war, no matter how justified, shall be directly proportional to how they perceive the Veterans of earlier wars were treated and appreciated by their nation. — George Washington

Every post is honourable in which a man can serve his country. — George Washington

To be prepared for War is one of the most effectual means of preserving peace. — George Washington

There is nothing so likely to produce peace as to be well prepared to meet the enemy. — George Washington

Among the many interesting objects which will engage your attention that of providing for the common defense will merit particular regard. To be prepared for war is one of the most effectual means of preserving peace. — George Washington

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. — George Washington

My first wish is, to see this plague of mankind banished from the earth, and the sons and daughters of this world employed in more pleasing and innocent amusements, than in preparing implements, and exercising them, for the destruction of mankind. — George Washington

Let us therefore rely on the goodness of the cause, and the aid of the supreme Being, in whose hands victory is, to animate and encourage us to great and noble actions. — George Washington

War - An act of violence whose object is to constrain the enemy, to accomplish our will. — George Washington

George Washington Quotes On Education

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My mother was the most beautiful woman I ever saw. All I am I owe to my mother. — George Washington

To encourage literature and the arts is a duty which every good citizen owes to his country. — George Washington

We ought to deprecate the hazard attending ardent and susceptible minds, from being too strongly, and too early prepossessed in favor of other political systems, before they are capable of appreciating their own. — George Washington

The best means of forming a manly, virtuous, and happy people will be found in the right education of youth. Without this foundation, every other means, in my opinion, must fail. — George Washington

The Arts and Sciences, essential to the prosperity of the State and to the ornament of human life, have a primary claim to the encouragement of every lover of his country and mankind. — George Washington

The investigation of mathematical truths accustoms the mind to method and correctness in reasoning, and is an employment peculiarly worthy of rational beings. — George Washington

Promote then as an object of primary importance, Institutions for the general diffusion of knowledge. In proportion as the structure of a government gives force to public opinion, it is essential that public opinion should be enlightened. — George Washington

George Washington Quotes On Political Parties

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Let me ... warn you in the most solemn manner against the baneful effects of the spirit of party. — George Washington

If we mean to support the liberty and independence which has cost us so much blood and treasure to establish, we must drive far away the demon of party spirit and local reproach. — George Washington

The common and continual mischiefs of the spirit of party are sufficient to make it the interest and duty of a wise people to discourage and restrain it. — George Washington

[The spirit of party] serves always to distract the public councils and enfeeble the public administration. It agitates the community with ill-founded jealousies and false alarms, kindles the animosity of one part against another. — George Washington

I have already intimated to you the danger of parties in the state, with particular reference to the founding of them on geographical discriminations. Let me now take a more comprehensive view, and warn you in the most solemn manner against the baneful effects of the spirit of party, generally. — George Washington

The alternate triumphs of different parties ... make the public administration the mirror of the ill-concerted and incongruous projects of faction, rather than the organ of consistent and wholesome plans digested by common counsels. — George Washington

George Washington Quotes On Revolution

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Remember, officers and soldiers, that you are fighting for the blessings of liberty. — George Washington

Perseverance and spirit have done wonders in all ages. — George Washington

Let us therefore animate and encourage each other, and show the whole world that a Freeman, contending for liberty on his own ground, is superior to any slavish mercenary on earth. — George Washington

Our cause is noble; it is the cause of mankind! — George Washington

It is yet to be decided whether the Revolution must ultimately be considered as a blessing or a curse: a blessing or a curse, not to the present age alone, for with our fate will the destiny of unborn millions be involved. — George Washington

The Stamp Act imposed on the colonies by the Parliament of Great Britain is an ill-judged measure. Parliament has no right to put its hands into our pockets without our consent. — George Washington

A half-starved limping government, always moving upon crutches and tottering at every step. — George Washington

We had quitters during the Revolution too...we called them 'Kentuckians.' — George Washington

Our country's honor calls upon us for a vigorous and manly exertion; and if we now shamefully fail, we shall become infamous to the whole world. — George Washington

The States separately have very inadequate ideas of the present danger. Party disputes and personal quarrels are the great business of the day, whilst the concerns of the nation are secondary. — George Washington

George Washington Quotes On God

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The fate of unborn millions will now depend, under God, on the courage and conduct of this army. We have, therefore, to resolve to conquer or die. — George Washington

One's god dictates the kind of law one implements and also controls the application and development of that law over time. Given enough time, all non-Christian systems of law self-destruct in a fit of tyranny. — George Washington

Almighty God, we make our earnest prayer that thou wilt keep the United States in thy holy protection. — George Washington

Almighty and eternal Lord God, the great Creator of heaven and earth, and the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ; look down from heaven in pity and compassion upon me thy servant, who humbly prostrate myself before thee. — George Washington

Religious controversies are always productive of more acrimony and irreconcilable hatreds than those which spring from any other cause. — George Washington

Bless my family, kindred, friends and country, be our God and guide this day and forever for His sake, who lay down in the grave and arose again for us, Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen. — George Washington

It is the duty of all nations to acknowledge the providence of Almighty God. — George Washington

Houses of Congress have . . . requested me to recommend to the people of the United States a day of public thanksgiving and prayer, to be observed by acknowledging, with grateful hearts, the many signal favors of Almighty God. — George Washington

Let us with Caution indulge the supposition that morality can be maintained without religion. — George Washington

It is impossible to account for the creation of the universe without the agency of a Supreme Being. — George Washington

George Washington Quotes On Integrity

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Without virtue, and without integrity, the finest talents and the most brilliant accomplishments can never gain the respect, and conciliate the esteem, of the truly valuable part of mankind. — George Washington

I shall not be deprived ... of a comfort in the worst event, if I retain a consciousness of having acted to the best of my judgment. — George Washington

Integrity and firmness is all I can promise; these, be the voyage long or short, never shall forsake me though I be deserted by all men. For of the consolations which are to be derived from these (under any circumstances) the world cannot deprive me. — George Washington

George Washington Quotes On Free

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A free people ought not only to be armed, but disciplined; to which end a uniform and well-digested plan is requisite; and their safety and interest require that they should promote such manufactories as tend to render them independent of others for essential, particularly military, supplies. — George Washington

Against the insidious wiles of foreign influence . . . the jealousy of a free people ought to be constantly awake. — George Washington

In a free and republican government, you cannot restrain the voice of the multitude. — George Washington

My ardent desire is, and my aim has been, to comply strictly with all our engagements, foreign and domestic, but to keep the United States free from political connections with every other country; to see that they may be independent of all and under the influence of none. — George Washington

Against the insidious wiles of foreign influence, (I conjure you to believe me fellow citizens) the jealousy of a free people ought to be constantly awake; since history and experience prove that foreign influence is one of the most baneful foes of Republican Government. — George Washington

The United States of America should have a foundation free from the influence of clergy. — George Washington

It will be worthy of a free, enlightened, and, at no distant period, a great nation, to give to mankind the magnanimous and too novel example of a people always guided by an exalted justice and benevolence. — George Washington

It may be laid down as a primary position, and the basis of our system, that every Citizen who enjoys the protection of a Free Government, owes not only a proportion of his property, but even of his personal services to the defense of it. — George Washington

I am for free commerce with all nations; political connection with none; and little or no diplomatic establishment — George Washington

The duty of holding a Neutral conduct may be inferred, without any thing more, from the obligation which justice and humanity impose on every nation, in cases in which it is free to act, to maintain inviolate the relations of Peace and amity toward other Nations. — George Washington

George Washington Quotes On Conduct

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Observe good faith and justice towards all Nations. Cultivate peace and harmony with all. Religion and morality enjoin this conduct; and can it be that good policy does not equally enjoin it? — George Washington

I walk on untrodden ground. There is scarcely any part of my conduct which may not hereafter be drawn into precedent. — George Washington

No People can be bound to acknowledge and adore the invisible hand, which conducts the Affairs of men more than the People of the United States. Every step, by which they have advanced to the character of an independent nation, seems to have been distinguished by some token of providential agency. — George Washington

It is . . . [the citizens] choice, and depends upon their conduct, whether they will be respectable and prosperous, or contemptable and miserable as a Nation. This is the time of their political probation; this is the moment when the eyes of the World are turned upon them. — George Washington

And you will, by the dignity of your Conduct, afford occasion for Posterity to say, when speaking of the glorious example you have exhibited to Mankind, had this day been wanting, the World had never seen the last stage of perfection to which human nature is capable of attaining. — George Washington

Lenience will operate with greater force, in some instances than rigor. It is therefore my first wish to have all of my conduct distinguished by it. — George Washington

If there was the same propensity in mankind for investigating the motives, as there is for censuring the conduct, of public characters, it would be found that the censure so freely bestowed is oftentimes unmerited and uncharitable. — George Washington

George Washington Quotes On Character

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While we are zealously performing the duties of good citizens and soldiers, we certainly ought not to be inattentive to the higher duties of religion. To the distinguished character of Patriot, it should be our highest glory to add the more distinguished character of Christian. — George Washington

Good moral character is the first essential in a man. — George Washington

We are either a United people, or we are not. If the former, let us, in all maters of general concern act as a nation, which have national objects to promote, and a national character to support. If we are not, let us no longer act a farce by pretending to it. — George Washington

A good moral character is the first essential. It is highly important not only to be learned but to be virtuous. — George Washington

In the appointments to the great offices of the government, my aim has been to combine geographical situation, and sometimes other considerations, with abilities and fitness of known characters. — George Washington

The foolish and wicked practice of profane cursing and swearing is a vice so mean and low that every person of sense and character detests and despises it. — George Washington

It is to be lamented that great characters are seldom without a blot. — George Washington

An ambassador has no need of spies; his character is always sacred. — George Washington

It gives me real concern to observe ... that you should think it necessary to distinguish between my personal and public character, and confine your esteem to the former. — George Washington

The value of liberty was thus enhanced in our estimation by the difficulty of its attainment, and the worth of characters appreciated by the trial of adversity. — George Washington

George Washington Quotes On Reason

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Let us with caution indulge the supposition that morality can be maintained without religion. Reason and experience both forbid us to expect that national morality can prevail in exclusion of religious principle. — George Washington

Freemasonry is an institution founded on eternal reason and truth; whose deep basis is the civilization of mankind, and whose everlasting glory it is to have the immovable support of those two mighty pillars, science and morality. — George Washington

Government is not reason, it is not eloquence, it is force; like fire, a troublesome servant and a fearful master. Never for a moment should it be left to irresponsible action. — George Washington

Let your conversation be without malice or envy, for it is a sign of a tractable and commendable nature; and in all cases of passion admit reason to govern. — George Washington

It is impossible to reason without arriving at a Supreme Being. Religion is as necessary to reason, as reason is to religion. — George Washington

It is impossible to reason without arriving at a Supreme Being. — George Washington

Reason, too late perhaps, may convince you of the folly of misspending time. — George Washington

George Washington Quotes On True

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Be Americans. Let there be no sectionalism, no North, South, East or West. You are all dependent on one another and should be one in union. In one word, be a nation. Be Americans, and be true to yourselves. — George Washington

A slender acquaintance with the world must convince every man that actions, not words, are the true criterion of the attachment of friends. — George Washington

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

True friendship is a plant of slow growth. — George Washington

Peace with all the world is my sincere wish. I am sure it is our true policy, and am persuaded it is the ardent desire of the government. — George Washington

We are persuaded that good Christians will always be good citizens, and that where righteousness prevails among individuals the Nation will be great and happy. Thus while just government protects all in their religious rights, true religion affords to government it's surest support. — George Washington

I am persuaded, you will permit me to observe, that the path of true piety is so plain as to require but little political direction. — George Washington

`Tis substantially true, that virtue or morality is a necessary spring of popular government. The rule indeed extends with more or less force to every species of free Government. — George Washington

Because of this ever increasing discernment of the true Mason he/she will find more efficient ways to apply brotherly love, relief and truth. — George Washington

'Tis our true policy to steer clear of permanent alliances with any portion of the foreign world. — George Washington

George Washington Famous Quotes And Sayings

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What is most important of this grand experiment, the United States? Not the election of the first president but the election of its second president. The peaceful transition of power is what will separate this country from every other country in the world. — George Washington

The bosom of America is open to receive not only the Opulent and respectable Stranger, but the oppressed and persecuted of all Nations And Religions; whom we shall wellcome to a participation of all our rights and previleges... — George Washington

Freemasonry is founded on the immutable laws of Truth and Justice and its grand object is to promote the happiness of the human race. — George Washington

It follows then as certain as that night succeeds the day, that without a decisive naval force we can do nothing definitive, and with it, everything honorable and glorious. — George Washington

There came to port last Sunday night The queerest little craft, Without an inch of rigging on; I looked and looked--and laughed. It seemed so curious that she Should cross the unknown water, And moor herself within my room-- My daughter! O my daughter! — George Washington

Associate with men of good quality if you esteem your own reputation; for it is better to be alone than in bad company. — George Washington

There is nothing which can better deserve your patronage, than the promotion of science and literature. Knowledge is in every country the surest basis of public happiness. — George Washington

Not all Masons are obligated on the Christian Bible. Masonry is universal and men of every creed are eligible for membership so long as they accept the Fatherhood of God and the Brotherhood of Man. Therefore, the candidate should be obligated on the Book of the Sacred Law which he accepts as such since his obligation is a solemn and binding one. — George Washington

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. — George Washington

Serious misfortunes, originating in misrepresentation, frequently flow and spread before they can be dissipated by truth. — George Washington

The alternate domination of one faction over another, sharpened by the spirit of revenge natural to party dissension, which in different ages and countries has perpetrated the most horrid enormities, is itself a frightful despotism. But this leads at length to a more formal and permanent despotism. — George Washington

The necessity of reciprocal checks in the exercise of political power, by dividing and distributing it into different depositories, and constituting each the guardian of the public weal against invasions by the others, has been evinced by experiments ancient and modern, some of them in our country and under our own eyes. — George Washington

The propitious smiles of Heaven, can never be expected on a nation that disregards the eternal rules of order and right, which Heaven itself has ordained... — George Washington

One thing and only one thing a Masonic Lodge can give its members which they can get nowhere else in the world. That one thing is Masonry. — George Washington

We take the star from Heaven, the red from our mother country, separating it by white stripes, thus showing that we have separated from her, and the white stripes shall go down to posterity representing liberty. — George Washington

It rarely happens otherwise than that a thorough-faced coquette dies in celibacy, as a punishment for her attempts to mislead others, by encouraging looks, words, or actions, given for no other purpose than to draw men on to make overtures that they may be rejected. — George Washington

Occupants of public offices love power and are prone to abuse it. — George Washington

Happiness and moral duty are inseparably connected. — George Washington

Be courteous to all, but intimate with few. — George Washington

Example, whether it be good or bad, has a powerful influence. — George Washington

Paper money has had the effect in your State that it ever will have, to ruin commerce, oppress the honest, and open a door to every species of fraud and injustice. — George Washington

the harder the conflict, the greater the triumph. — George Washington

Discipline is the soul of an army. — George Washington

If we are wise, let us prepare for the worst. — George Washington

This tribe of black gentry work more effectually against us, than the enemy's arms. They are a hundred times more dangerous to our liberties, and the great cause we are engaged in. It is much to be lamented that each State, long ere this, has not hunted them down as pests to society, and the greatest enemies we have to the happiness of America. — George Washington

My manner of living is plain and I do not mean to be put out of it. A glass of wine and a bit of mutton are always ready. — George Washington

All Freemasonry should be disbanded in America because our organization has been infiltrated by the Illuminati and they have bad intention for America and the World. — George Washington

It's only natural for unbridled partisanship, unrestrained by allegiance to a greater cause, to lead to chaos. — George Washington

So far as I am acquainted with the principles and doctrines of Freemasonry, I conceive it to be founded in benevolence and to be exercised only for the good of mankind. — George Washington

It should be the highest ambition of every American to extend his views beyond himself, and to bear in mind that his conduct will not only affect himself, his country, and his immediate posterity; but that its influence may be co-extensive with the world, and stamp political happiness or misery on ages yet unborn. — George Washington

Our Constitution gives to bigotry no sanction. — George Washington

It is with pleasure I receive reproof, when reproof is due, because no person can be readier to accuse me, than I am to acknowledge an error, when I am guilty of one; nor more desirous of atoning for a crime, when I am sensible of having committed it. — George Washington

To err is nature, to rectify error is glory. — George Washington

I can only say that there is not a man living who wishes more sincerely than I do to see a plan adopted for the abolition of slavery. — George Washington

If ever again our nation stumbles upon unfunded paper, it shall surely be like death to our body politic. This country will crash. — George Washington

Few men have virtue to withstand the highest bidder. — George Washington

Over grown military establishments are under any form of government inauspicious to liberty, and are to be regarded as particularly hostile to republican liberty. — George Washington

99% of failures come from people who make excuses. — George Washington

I beg you be persuaded that no one would be more zealous than myself to establish effectual barriers against the horrors of spiritual tyranny, and every species of religious persecution. — George Washington

It is well, I die hard, but I am not afraid to go. — George Washington

When we assumed the Soldier, we did not lay aside the Citizen. — George Washington

It is incumbent upon every person of every description to contribute to his country's welfare. — George Washington

Human rights can only be assured among a virtuous people. The general government . . . can never be in danger of degenerating into a monarchy, an oligarchy, an aristocracy, or any despotic or oppresive form so long as there is any virtue in the body of the people. — George Washington

Nothing is a greater stranger to my breast, or a sin that my soul more abhors, than that black and detestable one, ingratitude. — George Washington

If I could have entertained the slightest apprehension that the Constitution framed in the Convention where I had the honor to preside might possibly endanger the religious rights of any ecclesiastical society, certainly I would never have placed my signature to it. — George Washington

I hope ever to see America among the foremost nations, in examples of justice and liberality. — George Washington

It is much easier at all times to prevent an evil than to rectify mistakes. — George Washington

Life Lessons by George Washington

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  1. George Washington taught the importance of hard work and dedication, as he worked tirelessly to build the United States of America.
  2. He also showed the importance of integrity and honesty, as he was a man of his word and always kept his promises.
  3. Finally, he demonstrated the importance of humility, as he was never boastful and always put the needs of the nation before his own.

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