My movements to the chair of government will be accompanied by feelings not unlike those of a culprit, who is going to the place of his execution; so unwilling am I, in the evening of a life nearly consumed in…
Quote by George Washington
My observation is that whenever one person is found adequate to the discharge of a...
An army of asses led by a lion is better than an army of lions...
Ninety-nine percent of all failures come from people who have a habit of making excuses.
Mankind, when left to themselves, are unfit for their own government.
The very atmosphere of firearms anywhere and everywhere restrains evil interference - they deserve a...
Avoiding likewise the accumulation of debt, not only by shunning occasions of expense, but by...
To be prepared for war is one of the most effective means of preserving peace.
The aggregate happiness of society, which is best promoted by the practice of a virtuous...
Laws made by common consent must not be trampled on by individuals.
It is well, I die hard, but I am not afraid to go.
My mother was the most beautiful woman I ever saw. All I am I owe...
Why quit our own to stand upon foreign ground? Why, by interweaving our destiny with...
In the appointments to the great offices of the government, my aim has been to...
Liberty, when it begins to take root, is a plant of rapid growth.
All I am I owe to my mother.
The very idea of the power and the right of the people to establish Government,...
When we assumed the Soldier, we did not lay aside the Citizen.
Arbitrary power is most easily established on the ruins of liberty abused to licentiousness.
Bad seed is a robbery of the worst kind: for your pocket-book not only suffers...
Worry is the interest paid by those who borrow trouble.