Presidential Quotes by George Washington



Presidential Quotes by George Washington

Enjoy these presidential quotes by George Washington

Our First President of the United States of America

His Presidency was from 1789 to 1797

He was Born on February 22, 1732 in Westmoreland County, Virginia

He Died on December 14, 1999 in Mount Vernon, Virginia


















George Washington

Citizens by birth or choice of a common country, that country has a right to concentrate your affections. The name of American, which belongs to you, in your national capacity, must always exalt the just pride of Patriotism, more than any appellation derived from local discrimination.



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

Every post is honorable in which a man can serve his country.



George Washington

Associate with men of good quality if you esteem your own reputation; for it is better to be alone than in bad company.



George Washington

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

Few men have virtue to withstand the highest bidder.



George Washington

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



George Washington

Happiness and moral duty are inseparably connected.







Additional facts on George Washington that you may not have known!


George Washington was the only founding father to free his slaves.


George Washington was elected twice and the only President to ever win all the electorial votes.


George Washington's Administration never served in Washington, DC


George Washington refussed to belong to any political party.




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