George Washington

The first President of the United States of America.

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

-- George Washington (01732-01799) {1st President of the United States; more...} [freedom]

The marvel of all history is the patience with which men
and women submit to burdens unnecessarily laid upon them
by their governments.

-- George Washington (01732-01799) {1st President of the United States; more...} [government]

Government is not reason; it is not eloquent; it is force.
Like fire, it is a dangerous servant and a fearful master.

-- George Washington (01732-01799) {1st President of the United States; more...} [government]

Associate yourself with men of good quality if you esteem your
own reputation; for 'is better to be alone than in bad Company.

-- George Washington (01732-01799) {1st President of the United States; more...} [reputation]

I hope I shall possess firmness and virtue enough to maintain
what I consider the most enviable of all titles, the character
of an honest man.

-- George Washington (01732-01799) {1st President of the United States; more...} [reputation]

My mother was the most beautiful woman I ever saw. All I am
I owe to my mother. I attribute all my success in life to the
moral, intellectual and physical education I received from her.

-- George Washington (01732-01799) {1st President of the United States; more...} [mother]

Worry is the interest paid by those who borrow trouble.
-- George Washington (01732-01799) {1st President of the United States; more...} [life]


Creator: Gerald Thurman [gthurman@gmail.com]
Created: 30 April 2010
Last Modified: Saturday, 05-Jan-2013 11:17:37 MST