60 Golden Quotes by George Washington

Collection of most interesting and famous quotes by American political leader George Washington.

George Washington was an American political leader, military general, statesman, and founding father who served as the first president of the United States from 1789 to 1797. Previously, he led Patriot forces to victory in the nation’s War for Independence.

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Best Quotes by 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

It is better to be alone than in bad company.

— George Washington

It is far better to be alone than to be in bad company.

— George Washington

Let your Discourse with Men of Business be Short and Comprehensive.

— 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

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

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

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

There can be no greater error than to expect or calculate upon real favors from nation to nation. It is an illusion which experience must cure which a just pride ought to discard.

— George Washington

Observe good faith and justice toward all nations. Cultivate peace and harmony with all.

— George Washington

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

— George Washington

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

— 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

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

It is impossible to rightly govern a nation without God and the Bible.

— George Washington

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

— George Washington

The very atmosphere of firearms anywhere and everywhere restrains evil interference – they deserve a place of honor with all that’s good.

— 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

Observe good faith and justice toward all nations. Cultivate peace and harmony with all.

— 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 have no other view than to promote the public good and am unambitious of honors not founded in the approbation of my Country.

— 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 marvel of all history is the patience with which men and women submit to burdens unnecessarily laid upon them by their governments.

— 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

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

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

— George Washington

Mankind when left to themselves are unfit for their own government.

— George Washington

The administration of justice is the firmest pillar of 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

Happiness and moral duty are inseparably connected.

— George Washington

Observe good faith and justice toward all nations. Cultivate peace and harmony with all.

— George Washington

The marvel of all history is the patience with which men and women submit to burdens unnecessarily laid upon them by their governments.

— George Washington

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

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

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

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

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

— George Washington

The marvel of all history is the patience with which men and women submit to burdens unnecessarily laid upon them by their governments.

— George Washington

Few men have virtue to withstand the highest bidder.

— George Washington

Let your Discourse with Men of Business be Short and Comprehensive.

— 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

The marvel of all history is the patience with which men and women submit to burdens unnecessarily laid upon them by their governments.

— George Washington

Guard against the impostures of pretended patriotism.

— George Washington

Observe good faith and justice toward all nations. Cultivate peace and harmony with all.

— George Washington

To be prepared for war is one of the most effective means of preserving peace.

— George Washington

Arbitrary power is most easily established on the ruins of liberty abused to licentiousness.

— George Washington

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

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

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

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

Discipline is the soul of an army. It makes small numbers formidable procures success to the weak and esteem to all.

— George Washington

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

— George Washington

Truth will ultimately prevail where there is pains to bring it to light.

— George Washington

To be prepared for war is one of the most effective means of preserving peace.

— George Washington

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

My first wish is to see this plague of mankind war banished from the earth.

— George Washington

War – An act of violence whose object is to constrain the enemy to accomplish our will.

— George Washington

The marvel of all history is the patience with which men and women submit to burdens unnecessarily laid upon them by their governments.

— George Washington

Guard against the impostures of pretended patriotism.

— George Washington

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