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Quotes By George Washington

Nationality
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DOB
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22-02-1732
DOD
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14-12-1799

President George Washington was born on 22th February 1732 AD. An American citizen, George Washington was born in United States. George Washington was 67 years old when he died on 14th December 1799 AD. In his life George Washington was famous not only for his work but also for quotations and sayings, some of which are quite popular and listed here.

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

True 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

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

- George Washington's 110 Rules of Civility and Decent Behavior in Company and Conversation , 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

Firearms are second only to the Constitution in importance; they are the peoples' liberty's teeth.

- 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

If the freedom of speech is taken away then dumb and silent we may be led, like sheep to the slaughter.

- George Washington

It is better to be alone than in bad company.

- George Washington

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

- 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

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

- George Washington

Over grown military establishments are under any form of government inauspicious to liberty, and are to be regarded as particularly hostile to republican liberty

- George Washington

The True administration of justice is the firmest pillar of government.

- George Washington

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