A Few George Washington Quotes

“Better than to gain success is to live so as to deserve it, win or loose.”

??????Make sure you are doing what God wants you to do–then do it with all your strength.??????

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

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

??????It is better to be alone than in bad company.??????

??????It is better to offer no excuse than a bad one.??????

??????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.??????

??????Human happiness and moral duty are inseparably connected.??????

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

??????A free people ought…to be armed??????

??????Firearms stand next in importance to the Constitution itself. They are the American peoples???????? liberty teeth and keystone under independence… From the hour the pilgrims landed, to the present day, events, occurrences, and tendencies prove that to ensure peace, security, and happiness, the rifle and pistol are equally indispensable…The very atmosphere of firearms everywhere restrains evil interference ???????? they deserve a place of honor with all that is good.??????

??????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. ??????

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

Here are a few words from that ever virtuous Founding Father, George Washington. You may never have been taught some of the things which he believed and why he believed them.

More than any other American, George Washington was the epitome of virtue and moral character.

NOTE: a search on wikipedia disputes a couple of these quote.


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