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George Washington Quotes

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Few men have virtue to withstand the highest bidder.

~ 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

To be prepared for War is one of the most effectual means of preserving peace.

~ George Washington

Do not conceive that fine clothes make fine men, any more than fine feathers make fine birds. A plain, genteel dress is more admired, obtains more credit in the eyes of the judicious and sensible.

~ George Washington

True friendship is a plant of slow growth, and must undergo the shocks of adversity before it is entitled to the appellation.

~ George Washington

Government is not reason, it is not eloquence - it is force.

~ George Washington
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