50 Famous quotes and sayings by George Washington

50 Famous quotes and sayings by George Washington




50 Famous quotes and sayings by George Washington. Here are the best George Washington quotes and sayings that will inspire you and to learn more about his ideas and beliefs that made an impact on Americans and the whole world. May these famous George Washington quotes give you more knowledge, wisdom and to know more about the great George Washington. Share these inspirational George Washington quotes with your friends, family, and loved ones.


Famous quotes and sayings by George Washington

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



Famous quotes and sayings by George Washington

2. The consciousness of having discharged that duty which we owe to our country is superior to all other considerations. - George Washington



Famous quotes and sayings by George Washington

3. I’ll die on my feet before I’ll live on my knees! - George Washington



Famous quotes and sayings by George Washington

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



Famous quotes and sayings by George Washington

5. To be prepared for war is one of the most effective means of preserving peace. - George Washington



Famous quotes and sayings by George Washington

6. 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



Famous quotes and sayings by George Washington

7. 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



Famous quotes and sayings by George Washington

8. Discipline is the soul of an army. It makes small numbers formidable; procures success to the weak, and esteem to all. - George Washington



Famous quotes and sayings by George Washington

9. Be courteous to all, but intimate with few, and let those few be well tried before you give them your confidence. - George Washington



Famous quotes and sayings by George Washington

10. I was summoned by my country, whose voice I can never hear but with veneration and love. - George Washington



Famous quotes and sayings by George Washington

11. Associate yourself with men of good quality, if you esteem your own reputation; for ‘tis better to be alone than in bad company. - George Washington



Famous quotes and sayings by George Washington

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



Famous quotes and sayings by George Washington

13. Be not glad at the misfortune of another, though he may be your enemy. - George Washington



Famous quotes and sayings by George Washington

14. 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



Famous quotes and sayings by George Washington

15. 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. - George Washington



Famous quotes and sayings by George Washington

16. Guard against the impostures of pretended patriotism. - George Washington



Famous quotes and sayings by George Washington

17. Real men despise battle, but will never run from it. - George Washington



Famous quotes and sayings by George Washington

18. I shall make it the most agreeable part of my duty to study merit, and reward the brave and deserving. - George Washington



Famous quotes and sayings by George Washington

19. 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



Famous quotes and sayings by George Washington

20. Let us raise a standard to which the wise and honest can repair; the rest is in the hands of God. - George Washington



Famous quotes and sayings by George Washington

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



Famous quotes and sayings by George Washington

22. More permanent and genuine happiness is to be found in the sequestered walks of connubial life than in the giddy rounds of promiscuous pleasure. - George Washington



Famous quotes and sayings by George Washington

23. The harder the conflict, the greater the triumph. - George Washington



Famous quotes and sayings by George Washington

24. 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. - George Washington



Famous quotes and sayings by George Washington

25. A man’s intentions should be allowed in some respects to plead for his actions. - George Washington



Famous quotes and sayings by George Washington

26. My first wish is to see this plague of mankind, war, banished from the earth. - George Washington



Famous quotes and sayings by George Washington

27. Every post is honorable in which a man can serve his country. - George Washington



Famous quotes and sayings by George Washington

28. Let your heart feel for the afflictions and distress of everyone, and let your hand give in proportion to your purse. - George Washington



Famous quotes and sayings by George Washington

29. 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



Famous quotes and sayings by George Washington

30. Human happiness and moral duty are inseparably connected. - George Washington



Famous quotes and sayings by George Washington

31. 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



Famous quotes and sayings by George Washington

32. Honesty will be found on every experiment, to be the best and only true policy. Let us then as a nation be just. - George Washington



Famous quotes and sayings by George Washington

33. A good moral character is the first essential in a man, and that the habits contracted at your age are generally indelible, and your conduct here may stamp your character through life. It is therefore highly important that you should endeavor not only to be learned but virtuous. - George Washington



Famous quotes and sayings by George Washington

34. 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



Famous quotes and sayings by George Washington

35. I hope, some day or another, we shall become a storehouse and granary for the world. - George Washington



Famous quotes and sayings by George Washington

36. But if we are to be told by a foreign power what we shall do, and what we shall not do, we have Independence yet to seek, and have contended hitherto for very little. - George Washington



Famous quotes and sayings by George Washington

37. The basis of our political system is the right of the people to make and to alter their constitutions of government. - George Washington



Famous quotes and sayings by George Washington

38. 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. - George Washington



Famous quotes and sayings by George Washington

39. Observe good faith and justice toward all nations. Cultivate peace and harmony with all. - George Washington



Famous quotes and sayings by George Washington

40. Truth will ultimately prevail where there is pains to bring it to light. - George Washington



Famous quotes and sayings by George Washington

41. Mankind, when left to themselves, are unfit for their own government. - George Washington



Famous quotes and sayings by George Washington

42. I wish from my soul that the legislature of this State could see the policy of a gradual Abolition of Slaver. - George Washington



Famous quotes and sayings by George Washington

43. It will be found an unjust and unwise jealousy to deprive a man of his natural liberty upon the supposition he may abuse it. - George Washington



Famous quotes and sayings by George Washington

44. Let your discourse with men of business be short and comprehensive. - George Washington



Famous quotes and sayings by George Washington

45. 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



Famous quotes and sayings by George Washington

46. Laws made by common consent must not be trampled on by individuals. - George Washington



Famous quotes and sayings by George Washington

47. The Hand of providence has been so conspicuous in all this, that he must be worse than an infidel that lacks faith, and more than wicked, that has not gratitude enough to acknowledge his obligations. - George Washington



Famous quotes and sayings by George Washington

48. Few people have the virtue to withstand the highest bidder. - George Washington



Famous quotes and sayings by George Washington

49. In proportion as the structure of a government gives force to public opinion, it is essential that public opinion should be enlightened. - George Washington



Famous quotes and sayings by George Washington

50. Worry is the interest paid by those who borrow trouble. - George Washington

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