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 conscience and labor

Labor to keep alive in your breast that little spark of celestial fire called conscience.

George Washington (1732 - 1799)

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A Quote by George Washington on errors, experience, past, and purpose

We ought not to look back unless it is to derive useful lessons from past errors, and for the purpose of profiting by dear-bought experience.

George Washington (1732 - 1799)

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