88 George Washington Quotes

  • "Mankind, when left to themselves, are unfit for their own government."

    - George Washington
    Topics: Government


  • "Of all the dispositions and habits which lead top political prosperity, Religion and Morality are indispensable supports. In vain would that man claim the tribute of Patriotism, who should labor to subvert these great Pillars?"

    - George Washington
    Topics: Government, Morality, Patriotism


  • "I beg leave to assure the Congress that no pecuniary consideration could have tempted me to accept this arduous employment at the expense of my domestic ease and happiness. I do not wish to make any profit from it."

    - George Washington
    Topics: Politics


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

    - George Washington
    Topics: Politics, Freedom


  • "Let your discourse with men of business be short and comprehensive."

    - George Washington
    Topics: Philosophy, Business


  • "A reputation once broken may possibly be repaired, but the world will always keep their eyes on the spot where the crack was."

    - George Washington
    Topics: Character


  • "To persevere in one's duty and be silent is the best answer to calumny."

    - George Washington
    Topics: Perseverance


  • "It is better to offer no excuse than a bad one."

    - George Washington
    Topics: Honesty


  • "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."

    - George Washington
    Topics: Mothers


  • "Let your heart feel for the afflictions and distress of everyone, and let your hand give in proportion to your purse."

    - George Washington
    Topics: Affliction, Charity, The Heart


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

    - George Washington
    Topics: Truth


  • "While just government protects all in their religious rites, true religion affords government its surest support."

    - George Washington
    Topics: Government


  • "When we assumed the Soldier, we did not lay aside the Citizen."

    - George Washington
    Topics: History


  • "The administration of justice is the firmest pillar of government."

    - George Washington
    Topics: Government, Justice


  • "Over grown military establishments are under any form of government inauspicious to liberty, and are to be regarded as particularly hostile to republican liberty."

    - George Washington
    Topics: Government, Liberty



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