In the appointments to the great offices of the government, my aim has been to combine geographical situation, and sometimes other considerations, with abilities and fitness of known characters
Quote by George Washington
Truth will ultimately prevail where there is pains to bring it to light.
The administration of justice is the firmest pillar of government
Arbitrary power is most easily established on the ruins of liberty abused to licentiousness.
The foolish and wicked practice of profane cursing and swearing is a vice so mean...
When we assumed the Soldier, we did not lay aside the Citizen.
Ninety-nine percent of all failures come from people who have a habit of making excuses.
Friendship is a plant of slow growth and must undergo and withstand the shocks of...
The preservation of the sacred fire of liberty and the destiny of the republican model...
George washington said We would have a black president when pigs fly!... well, swine flu.
If we desire to avoid insult, we must be able to repel it; if we...
Few men have virtue to withstand the highest bidder.
Let us raise a standard to which the wise and honest can repair; the rest...
Guard against the impostures of pretended patriotism.
Happiness and moral duty are inseparably connected.
Some day, following the example of the United States of America, there will be a...
Associate with men of good quality if you esteem your own reputation; for it is...
A slender acquaintance with the world must convince every man that actions, not words, are...
A slender acquaintance with the world must convince every man that action, not words, are...
[Reporter: How did you find America?] We turned left at Greenland.
Higher education cant be a luxury, its an economic imperative that every family in America...