George Washington

1732 - 1799

A Quote by George Washington on alone and loneliness

It is better to be alone than in bad company.

George Washington (1732 - 1799)

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A Quote by George Washington

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

George Washington (1732 - 1799)

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A Quote by George Washington on life and little things

The turning points of lives are not the great moments. The real crises are afften concealed in occurences so trivial in appearance that they pass unobserved.

George Washington (1732 - 1799)

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A Quote by George Washington on government, force, coercion, freedom, and liberty

Government is not reason; it is not eloquence; it is force. Like fire, it is a dangerous servant and a fearful master.

George Washington (1732 - 1799)

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A Quote by George Washington on government, reason, force, politics, freedom, liberty, economics, and society

Government is not reason; it is not eloquence. It is force. Like fire, it is a dangerous servant and a fearful master.

George Washington (1732 - 1799)

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A Quote by George Washington on politics, laws, freedom, and liberty

It will be found an unjust and unwise jealousy to deprive someone of their natural liberty upon the supposition they might abuse it. [gender-netural wording added.]

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A Quote by George Washington on government, freedom, liberty, history, and laws

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 (1732 - 1799)

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A Quote by George Washington on friendship and adversity

Be courteous with 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 appelation.

George Washington (1732 - 1799)

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A Quote by George Washington on army, discipline, soul, success, and weakness

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

George Washington (1732 - 1799)

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A Quote by George Washington on character, honesty, hope, and virtue

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 (1732 - 1799)

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