George Washington Quotes


73 George Washington quotes:



"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."
Author: Washington Quotes Category: Action Quotes
"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."
Author: Washington Quotes Category: Action Quotes
"A government is like fire, a handy servant, but a dangerous master."
Author: Washington Quotes Category: Fire Quotes
"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"
Author: Washington Quotes Category: Heaven Quotes
"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."
Author: Washington Quotes Category: Living Quotes
"Guard against the impostures of pretended patriotism."
"Let your heart feel for the afflictions and distress of everyone, and let your hand give in proportion to your purse."
"Laws made by common consent must not be trampled on by individuals."
"Worry is the interest paid by those who borrow trouble."
"I am sure that never was a people, who had more reason to acknowledge a Divine interposition in their affairs, than those of the United States; and I should be pained to believe that they have forgotten that agency, which was so often manifested during our Revolution, or that they failed to consider the omnipotence of that God who is alone able to protect them."
"After Braddock's Defeat: Terror in the Valley."
Author: Washington Quotes Category: Defeat Quotes
"To persevere in one's duty, and be silent is the best answer to calumny"
Author: Washington Quotes Category: Duty Quotes
"[She said she learned at an early age] who were the good guys and who were the bad guys and who was going to pick on the weak. ... Sometimes its the people with the most power who are abusing it."
"Perfection falls not to the share of mortals"
"I anticipate with pleasing expectations that retreat in which I promise myself to realize, without alloy, the sweet enjoyment of partaking, in the midst of my fellow citizens, the benign influence of good laws under a free government, the ever favorite object of my heart, and the happy reward, as I trust, of our mutual cares, labors, and dangers."
"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."
Author: Washington Quotes Category: American President Quotes Moms Quotes
"If the freedom of speech is taken away then dumb and silent we may be led, like sheep to the slaughter."
"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."
"When we assumed the Soldier, we did not lay aside the Citizen."
"It will be found an unjust and unwise jealousy to deprive a man of his natural liberty upon the supposition he may abuse it."
Author: Washington Quotes Category: American President Quotes Jealousy Quotes



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