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Quotes of George Washington

 

 

"Let us raise a standard to which the wise and honest can repair; the rest is in the hands of God."

"If we are wise, let us prepare for the worst."

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

"The great rule of conduct for us, in regard to foreign nations is, in extending our commercial relations to have with them as little political connections as possible. It is our true policy to steer clear of permanent alliances, with any portion of the foreign world."

"The propitious smiles of Heaven can never be expected on a nation that disregards the eternal rules of order and right which Heaven itself has ordained."

"It is impossible to rightly govern the world without God and the Bible."

"The very atmosphere of firearms anywhere and everywhere restrains evil interference - they deserve a place of honor with all that's good"

 

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