George Washington Quotes (194 quotes)
“Arbitrary power is most easily established on the ruins of liberty abused to licentiousness.”
Circular to the States (8 June 1783).
“Discipline is the soul of an army. It makes small numbers formidable; procures success to the weak, and esteem to all.”
Letter of Instructions to the Captains of the Virginia Regiments (29 July 1759).
“Government is not reason; it is not eloquent; it is force. Like fire, it is a dangerous servant and a fearful master. Never for a moment should it be left to irresponsible action.”
Attributed in "Liberty and Government" by W. M., in The Christian Science Journal, Vol. XX, No. 8 (November 1902) edited by Mary Baker Eddy, p. 465
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Picture Source: Wikimedia CommonsGeorge Washington
Born: February 22, 1732
Died: December 14, 1799 (aged 67)
Bio: George Washington, was one of the Founding Fathers of the United States, serving as the commander-in-chief of the Continental Army during the American Revolutionary War and later as the new republic's first President. He also presided over the convention that drafted the Constitution. Washington, D.C.