George Washington quotes

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I do not mean to exclude altogether the idea of patriotism. I know it exists, and I know it has done much in the present contest. ...
It is the child of avarice, the brother of iniquity, and the father of mischief.
Europe has a set of primary interests, which to us have none, or a very remote relation. Hence she must be engaged in frequent con ...
Mankind, when left to themselves, are unfit for their own government.
When we assumed the Soldier, we did not lay aside the Citizen.
I anticipate with pleasing expectations that retreat in which I promise myself to realize, without alloy, the sweet enjoyment of p ...
The tumultuous populace of large cities are ever to be dreaded. Their indiscriminate violence prostrates for the time all public a ...
There can be no greater error than to expect, or calculate, upon real favors from nation to nation. It is an illusion which experi ...
'Tis our true policy to steer clear of permanent alliances with any portion of the foreign world.
Be courteous to all, but intimate with few, and let those few be well tried before you give them your confidence. True friendship ...
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