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.”

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About Tamera Lynn Kraft

Tamera Lynn Kraft has always loved adventures and writes Christian historical fiction set in America because there are so many adventures in American history. She is married to the love of her life, has two grown children, and lives in Akron, Ohio. Soldier’s Heart and A Christmas Promise are two of her historical novellas that have been published. She has received 2nd place in the NOCW contest, 3rd place TARA writer’s contest, and is a finalist in the Frasier Writing Contest.

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