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George Washington quotes

Being no bigot myself, I am disposed to indulge the professors of Christianity in the church that road to heaven which to them shall seem the most direct, plainest, easiest and least liable to exception.

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

Firearms are second only to the Constitution in importance; they are the peoples' liberty's teeth.

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

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.

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

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

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

Associate with men of good quality if you esteem your own reputation; for it is better to be alone than in bad company.

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

Happiness and moral duty are inseparably connected.

Guard against the impostures of pretended patriotism.

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

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.

True friendship is a plant of slow growth, and must undergo and withstand the shocks of adversity, before it is entitled to the appellation.

It is better to be alone than in bad company.

The Constitution is the guide which I never will abandon.

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

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

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