Quotations from George Washington, Father of Our Country

George Washington

[The Constitution] .  .  . its only keepers, the people.

−George Washington

 

A slender acquaintance with the world must convince every man that actions, not words, are the true criterion of the attachment of friends.

−George Washington

 

Government is not reason, it is not eloquence, it is force; like fire, a troublesome servant and a fearful master. Never for a moment should it be left to irresponsible action.

−George Washington

 

Arbitrary power is most easily established on the ruins of liberty abused to licentiousness.

−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

 

Bad seed is a robbery of the worst kind: for your pocket-book not only suffers by it, but your preparations are lost and a season passes away unimproved.

−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

 

Discipline is the soul of an army. It makes small numbers formidable; procures success to the weak, and esteem to all.

−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

 

Firearms are second only to the Constitution in importance; they are the people’s liberty’s teeth.

−George Washington

 

Friendship is a plant of slow growth and must undergo and withstand the shocks of adversity before it is entitled to the appellation.

−George Washington

 

Government is not reason; it is not eloquent; it is force. Like fire, it is a dangerous servant and a fearful master.

−George Washington

 

Guard against the impostures of pretended patriotism.

−George Washington

 

Every action done in company ought to be with some sign of respect to those who are present.

−George Washington.

 

Happiness and moral duty are inseparably connected.

−George Washington

 

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.

−George Washington

 

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

−George Washington

 

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.

−George Washington

 

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

−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

If we desire to avoid insult, we must be able to repel it; if we desire to secure peace, one of the most powerful instruments of our rising prosperity, it must be known, that we are at all times ready for War.

−George Washington

 

It is better to be alone than in bad company.

−George Washington

 

It is better to offer no excuse than a bad one.

−George Washington

 

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

−George Washington

 

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.

−George Washington

 

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

−George Washington

 

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

−George Washington

 

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

−George Washington

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Psalms 29:3

The voice of God is upon many waters, the God of Glory thunders; God is upon vast waters.

PSALMS (29:3)

קוֹל יְ-הוָה עַל הַמָּיִם אֵל הַכָּבוֹד הִרְעִים יְ-הוָה עַל מַיִם רַבִּים

תהילים כט:ג

“Creating Terrorists Rather Than Eliminating Them”

“I kill real well,”
Obama said,
Who revels in
The number dead.
~Day Williams

Even the ARCHITECT of the Drone Assassination Program Says Obama Has Gone Too Far . . . “Creating Terrorists Rather Than Eliminating Them”
Posted on June 4, 2014 by WashingtonsBlog
Top Counter-Terror Chief Slams Drone Assassination Program

Clinton and Bush’s counter-terror czar – Richard Clarke – is the guy who created the drone assassination program.

Specifically, he was the first person to implement a program to assassinate using drones, when he convinced the government to arm surveillance drones to try to kill Bin Laden.

Even Clarke thinks that Obama administration’s drone program has gone way too far.