George Washington Quotes On Political Parties, Leadership

George Washington was an American political leader, military general, statesman, and Founding Father who served as the first president of the United States from 1789 to 1797. Previously, he led Patriot forces to victory in the nation’s War for Independence. This George Washington quotes on freedom, government, education will motivate you in life.

Best George Washington Quotes

  1. “It is impossible to govern the world without God. It is the duty of all nations to acknowledge the Providence of Almighty God, to obey his will, to be grateful for his benefits, and humbly implore his protection and favor.” ~ George Washington
  2. “A pack of jackasses led by a lion is superior to a pack of lions led by a jackass.” ~ George Washington
  3. “However [political parties] may now and then answer popular ends, they are likely in the course of time and things, to become potent engines, by which cunning, ambitious, and unprincipled men will be enabled to subvert the power of the people and to usurp for themselves the reins of government, destroying afterward the very engines which have lifted them to unjust dominion.” ~ George Washington, George Washington quotes on political parties
  4. “Be Americans. Let there be no sectionalism, no North, South, East, or West. You are all dependent on one another and should be one in union. In one word, be a nation. Be Americans, and be true to yourselves.” ~ George Washington
  5. “The future of this nation depends on the Christian training of our youth.” ~ George Washington

  6. “Government is not reason; it is not eloquent; it is force. Like fire, it is a dangerous servant and a fearful master. Experience has taught us that it is much easier to prevent an enemy from posting themselves than it is to dislodge them after they have got possession, and when the freedom of speech is taken away then dumb and silent we may be led, like sheep to the slaughter.” ~ George Washington, George Washington quotes on freedom
  7. “Do not let anyone claim tribute of American patriotism if they even attempt to remove religion from politics.” ~ George Washington
  8. “Occupants of public offices love power and are prone to abuse it.” ~ George Washington
  9. “99% of failures come from people who make excuses.” ~ George Washington
  10. “But if the laws are to be so trampled upon with impunity, and a minority is to dictate to the majority, there is an end put at one stroke to republican government, and nothing but anarchy and confusion is to be expected thereafter.” ~ George Washington
  11. “The Constitution is the guide which I never will abandon.” ~ George Washington

  12. “All Freemasonry should be disbanded in America because our organization has been infiltrated by the Illuminati and they have bad intentions for America and the World.” ~ George Washington
  13. “The last official act of any government is to loot the treasury.” ~ George Washington
  14. “I had always hoped that this land might become a safe and agreeable asylum to the virtuous and persecuted part of mankind, to whatever nation they might belong.” ~ George Washington
  15. “Freedom and Property Rights are inseparable. You can’t have one without the other.” ~ George Washington
  16. “What students would learn in American schools above all is the religion of Jesus Christ.” ~ George Washington
  17. “Guard against the impostures of pretended patriotism.” ~ George Washington

  18. “It is the duty of all nations to acknowledge the providence of Almighty God.” ~ George Washington
  19. “Make sure you are doing what God wants you to do–then do it with all your strength.” ~ George Washington
  20. “Truth will ultimately prevail where there is pains taken to bring it to light.” ~ George Washington
  21. “The power under the Constitution will always be in the people. It is entrusted for certain defined purposes, and for a certain limited period, to representatives of their own choosing; and whenever it is executed contrary to their interest, or not agreeable to their wishes, their servants can, and undoubtedly will be recalled.” ~ George Washington
  22. “If we mean to support the liberty and independence which has cost us so much blood and treasure to establish, we must drive far away the demon of party spirit and local reproach.” ~ George Washington
  23. “Almighty and eternal Lord God, the great Creator of heaven and earth, and the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ; look down from heaven in pity and compassion upon me Thy servant, who humbly prostrate myself before thee.” ~ George Washington
  24. “Happiness depends more upon the internal frame of a person’s own mind, than on the externals in the world.” ~ George Washington

  25. “I can only say that there is not a man living who wishes more sincerely than I do to see a plan adopted for the abolition of slavery.” ~ George Washington
  26. “When there is no vision, there is no hope.” ~ George Washington
  27. “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, George Washington quotes on government
  28. “If ever again our nation stumbles upon unfunded paper, it shall surely be like death to our body politic. This country will crash.” ~ George Washington
  29. “History and experience prove that foreign influence is one of the most baneful foes of republican government.” ~ George Washington
  30. “Be courteous to all, but intimate with few, and let those few be well tried before you give them your confidence.” ~ George Washington
  31. “Religion and morality are the essential pillars of civil society.” ~ George Washington

  32. “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
  33. “What is most important of this grand experiment, the United States? Not the election of the first president but the election of its second president. The peaceful transition of power is what will separate this country from every other country in the world.” ~ George Washington
  34. “Associate yourself with men of good quality, if you esteem your reputation. Be not apt to relate news, if you know not the truth thereof. Speak no evil of the absent, for it is unjust. Undertake not what you cannot perform, but be careful to keep your promise. There is but one straight course, and that is to seek truth and pursue it steadily. Nothing but harmony, honesty, industry, and frugality are necessary to make us a great and happy nation.” ~ George Washington
  35. “To be prepared for war is one of the most effective means of preserving peace.” ~ George Washington
  36. “I am sure that never was a people, who had more reason to acknowledge a Divine interposition in their affairs, than those of the United States; and I should be pained to believe that they have forgotten that agency, which was so often manifested during our Revolution, or that they failed to consider the omnipotence of that God who is alone able to protect them.” ~ George Washington
  37. “Against the insidious wiles of foreign influence . . . the jealousy of a free people ought to be constantly awake.” ~ George Washington

  38. “A free people ought not only to be armed but disciplined; to which end a uniform and well-digested plan is requisite; and their safety and interest require that they should promote such manufactories as tend to render them independent of others for essential, particularly military, supplies.” ~ George Washington
  39. “Almighty God, we make our earnest prayer that Thou wilt keep the United States in thy holy protection.” ~ George Washington
  40. “The harder the conflict, the greater the triumph.” ~ George Washington
  41. “The bosom of America is open to receive not only the Opulent and respectable Stranger but the oppressed and persecuted of all Nations And Religions; whom we shall welcome to a participation of all our rights and privileges…” ~ George Washington
  42. “It’s only natural for unbridled partisanship, unrestrained by allegiance to a greater cause, to lead to chaos.” ~ George Washington
  43. “Every post is honorable in which a man can serve his country.” ~ George Washington, George Washington quotes on leadership
  44. “Let us with caution indulge the supposition that morality can be maintained without religion. Reason and experience both forbid us to expect that national morality can prevail in exclusion of religious principle.” ~ George Washington Quotes
  45. “Let me live according to those holy rules which Thou hast this day prescribed in Thy Holy Word…direct me to the true object, Jesus Christ, the way, the truth, and the life. Bless, O Lord, all the people of this land.” ~ George Washington
  46. “The power under the Constitution will always be in the people.” ~ George Washington

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