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  1. “I wish from my soul that the legislature of this State could see the policy of a gradual Abolition of Slaver.” — George Washington
  2. “The consciousness of having discharged that duty which we owe to our country is superior to all other considerations.” — George Washington
  3. “I shall not be deprived of comfort in the worst event, if I retain a consciousness of having acted to the best of my judgment.” — George Washington
  4. “Discipline is the soul of an army. It makes small numbers formidable; procures success to the weak, and esteem to all.” — George Washington
  5. “Be courteous to all, but intimate with few, and let those few be well tried before you give them your confidence.” — George Washington
  6. “Associate yourself with men of good quality, if you esteem your own reputation; for ’tis better to be alone than in bad company.” — George Washington
  7. “Nothing is a greater stranger to my breast, or a sin that my soul more abhors, than that black and detestable one, ingratitude.” — George Washington
  8. “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
  9. “I shall make it the most agreeable part of my duty to study merit, and reward the brave and deserving.” — George Washington
  10. “The foolish and the wicked practice of profane cursing and swearing is a vice so mean and low that every person of sense and character detests and despises it.” — George Washington
  11. “Let us raise a standard to which the wise and honest can repair; the rest is in the hands of God.” — George Washington
  12. “Paper money has had the effect in your state that it will ever have, to ruin commerce, oppress the honest, and open the door to every species of fraud and injustice.” — George Washington
  13. “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
  14. “Let your heart feel for the afflictions and distress of everyone, and let your hand give in proportion to your purse.” — George Washington
  15. “The propitious smiles of Heaven can never be expected on a nation that disregards the eternal rules of order and right, which Heaven itself has ordained.” — George Washington
  16. “There is nothing which can better deserve your patronage, than the promotion of science and literature. Knowledge is in every country the surest basis of public happiness.” — George Washington
  17. “Honesty will be found on every experiment, to be the best and only true policy. Let us then as a nation be just.” — George Washington
  18. “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
  19. “But if we are to be told by a foreign power what we shall do, and what we shall not do, we have Independence yet to seek, and have contended hitherto for very little.” — George Washington
  20. “The basis of our the political system is the right of the people to make and to alter their constitutions of government.” — George Washington
  21. “Nothing can be more hurtful to the service, than the neglect of discipline; for that discipline, more than numbers, gives one army the superiority over another.” — George Washington
  22. “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
  23. “Lenience will operate with greater force, in some instances than rigor. It is therefore my first, wish to have all of my conduct distinguished by it.” — George Washington
  24. “The Hand of Providence has been so conspicuous in all this, that he must be worse than an infidel that lacks faith, and more than wicked, that has not gratitude enough to acknowledge his obligations.” — George Washington
  25. “In proportion as the structure of a government gives force to public opinion, it is essential that public opinion should be enlightened.” — George Washington

George Washington quotes on leadership

George Washington quotes on education

George Washington quotes on the constitution

George Washington quotes on government

  1. “Arbitrary power is most easily established on the ruins of liberty abused to licentiousness.” — George Washington
  2. “It is our true policy to steer clear of permanent alliance with any portion of the foreign world.” — George Washington
  3. “I hold the maxim no less applicable to public than to private affairs, that honesty is the best policy.” — George Washington

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