Quotes by George Washington

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Quotes by George Washington

Liberty, when it begins to take root, is a plant of rapid growth.

Human Rights, FreedomGeorge Washington
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It is better to offer no excuse than a bad one.

ApologizeGeorge Washington
 
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My first wish is to see this plague of mankind, war, banished from the earth.

War, PeaceGeorge Washington
 
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Some day, following the example of the United States of America, there will be a United States of Europe.

Europe, AmericaGeorge Washington
 
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It is far better to be alone, than to be in bad company.

Solitude & Being AloneGeorge Washington
 
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To be prepared for war is one of the most effective means of preserving peace.

WarGeorge Washington
 
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Observe good faith and justice toward all nations. Cultivate peace and harmony with all.

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

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Guard against the impostures of pretended patriotism.

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Let your heart feel for the afflictions and distress of everyone.

Mercy & Compassion, Criminal MindsGeorge Washington
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It is better to be alone than in bad company.

Society, Solitude & Being AloneGeorge Washington
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Democratical States must always feel before they can see: it is this that makes their Governments slow, but the people will be right at last.

GovernmentsGeorge Washington
 
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To be prepared for war is one of the most effectual means of preserving peace.

War, PeaceGeorge Washington (First US-President), 8. Januar 1790
 
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Father of Mercies, take me to Thyself.

Last WordsGeorge Washington, 14. Dezember 1799
 
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The injuries we have received from the British nation were so unprovoked, and have been so great and so many, that they can never be forgotten.

AmericaGeorge Washington, 1778
 
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True friendship is a plant of slow growth.

Trust, FriendshipGeorge Washington (First US-President), 15. Januar 1783
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The fate of unborn millions will now depend, under God, on the courage and conduct of this army. Our cruel and unrelenting enemy leaves us only the choice of brave resistance, or the most abject submission. We have, therefore, to resolve to conquer or die.

Future, War, Freedom, AmericaGeorge Washington, 27. August 1776 - before the Battle of Long Island
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