Top 10 George Washington Quotes

Here are my top ten favorite quotes from the father of our country, President George Washington, the first president and the best president we ever had.

10. “I walk on untrodden ground. There is scarcely any part of my conduct which may not hereafter be drawn into precedent.”

9. “The very atmosphere of firearms anywhere and everywhere restrains evil interference – they deserve a place of honor with all that’s good.”

8. “Be courteous to all, but intimate with few, and let those few be well tried before you give them your confidence.”

7. “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.”

6. “I can only say that there is not a man living who wishes more sincerely than I do to see a plan adopted for the abolition of slavery.”

5. “To be prepared for war is one of the most effective means of preserving peace.”

4. “Truth will ultimately prevail where there is pains to bring it to light.”

3. “Happiness and moral duty are inseparably connected.”

2. “I hope I shall possess firmness and virtue enough to maintain what I consider the most enviable of all titles, the character of an honest man.”

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

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s