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George Washington Quotes

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I have no other view than to promote the public good, and am unambitious of honors not founded in the approbation of my Country.

    Topics: Government

It is impossible to rightly govern a nation without God and the Bible.

    Topics: Government, God, The Bible

It may be laid down as a primary position, and the basis of our system, that every Citizen who enjoys the protection of a Free Government, owes not only a proportion of his property, but even of his personal services to the defense of it.

    Topics: Government

It will be found an unjust and unwise jealousy to deprive a man of his natural liberty upon the supposition he may abuse it.

    Topics: Government, Jealousy, Liberty

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

    Topics: Government

Let us raise a standard to which the wise and honest can repair; the rest is in the hands of God.

    Topics: Government

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

    Topics: Government

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

    Topics: Government, Liberty

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

    Topics: Government, America

The administration of justice is the firmest pillar of government.

    Topics: Government, Justice

The basis of our political system is the right of the people to make and to alter their constitutions of government.

    Topics: Government

The Constitution is the guide which I never will abandon.

    Topics: Government

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