Quotes by George Washington

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Quotes by George Washington

Quotes by George Washington

“To contract new debts is not the way to pay old ones.” 

“Worry is the interest paid by those who borrow trouble.”

Few men have virtue enough to withstand the highest bidder.  

“When we assumed the Soldier, we did not lay aside the Citizen.” 

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

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

“Labor to keep alive in your breast that little spark of celestial fire called conscience.” 

There is nothing so likely to produce peace as to be well prepared to meet an enemy. 

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

“Nothing can be more hurtful to the service, than the neglect of discipline; for that discipline, more than numbers, gives one army the superiority over another.” 

“My observation is that whenever one person is found adequate to the discharge of a duty… it is worse executed by two persons, and scarcely done at all if three or more are employed therein.” 

“Be courteous to all but intimate with few, and let those few be well tried before you give them your confidence;  true friendship is a plant of slow growth, and must undergo and withstand the shocks of adversity before it is entitled to appellation.”

Quotes by George Washington

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