George Washington

George Washington

First president of the US

Lived from: 1732-1799

Category: Politics

Quotes: George Washington

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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. 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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    I do not mean to exclude altogether the idea of patriotism. I know it exists, and I know it has done much in the present contest. But I will venture to assert, that a great and lasting war can never be supported on this principle alone. It must be aided b
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    'Tis our true policy to steer clear of permanent alliances with any portion of the foreign world.
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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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    Arbitrary power is most easily established on the ruins of liberty abused to licentiousness.
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    Associate yourself with men of good quality if you esteem your own reputation. It is better be alone than in bad company.
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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 Carver
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    Education is the key to unlock the golden door of freedom.
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    Few people have the virtue to withstand the highest bidder.
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    Government is not reason and it is not eloquence. It is force! Like fire it is a dangerous servant and a fearful master. Never for a moment should it be left to irresponsible action.
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    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.
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    Happiness and moral duty are inseparably connected.
  • George Washington Carver
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    How far you go in life depends on your being tender with the young, compassionate with the aged, sympathetic with the striving, and tolerant of the weak and strong. Because some day in life you will have been all these.
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    I didn't make these discoveries... God has only worked through me to reveal to His children some of His wonderful providence.
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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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