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Quotes by George Washington

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

Firearms are second only to the Constitution in importance; they are the peoples’ liberty’s teeth.
– George Washington

Worry is the interest paid by those who borrow trouble.
– George Washington

It is better to be alone than in bad company.
– George Washington

Happiness depends more upon the internal frame of a person’s own mind, than on the externals in the world.
– George Washington

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

My mother was the most beautiful woman I ever saw. All I am I owe to my mother. I attribute my success in life to the moral, intellectual and physical education I received from her.
– George Washington

But lest some unlucky event should happen unfavorable to my reputation, I beg it may be remembered by every gentleman in the room that I this day declare with the utmost sincerity, I do not think myself equal to the command I am honored with.
– George Washington

Laws made by common consent must not be trampled on by individuals.
– George Washington

It is better to offer no excuse than a bad one.
– George Washington

Associate with men of good quality if you esteem your own reputation.
– George Washington

Real men despise battle, but will never run from it.
– George Washington

Discipline is the soul of an army. It makes small numbers formidable; procures success to the weak, and esteem to all.
– George Washington

Perseverance and spirit have done wonders in all ages.
– George Washington

The government of the United States is not, in any sense, founded on the Christian religion.
– George Washington

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