Famous People Quotes Inspirational George Washington Quotes on Leadership, Freedom and War

Inspirational George Washington Quotes on Leadership, Freedom and War

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George Washington was born on February 22, 1732, in Westmoreland County, Virginia. He served as the first president of the United States of America (1789 – 1797), Commander of the multicultural Army, and president of the Constitutional assembly. Below George Washington quotes collection will help you adopt some of his leadership characteristics into your own life.

George Washington died on December 14, 1799, in Mount Vernon, Virginia, leaving behind a legacy as one of America’s greatest leaders.

Let’s get started and read our collection of inspirational, wise, and powerful George Washington quotes, collected from a variety of sources over the years.

George Washington Quotes


  • “Let us raise a standard to which the wise and honest can repair; the rest is in the hands of God”.George Washington
  • “I hope, someday or another, we shall become a storehouse and granary for the world.” – George Washington
  • “I had rather be on my farm than be emperor of the world.” – George Washington
  • “Truth will ultimately prevail where there are pains to bring it to light.” – George Washington
  • “True friendship is a plant of slow growth and must undergo and withstand the shocks of adversity before it is entitled to the appellation.” – George Washington
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George Washington Quotes
George Washington Quotes

George Washington Famous Quotes


  • “Discipline is the soul of an army. It makes small numbers formidable; procures success to the weak, and esteem to all.” – George Washington

George Washington Famous Quotes
George Washington Famous Quotes

  • “The basis of our political system is the right of the people to make and to alter their constitutions of government.”  – George Washington
  • “Much was to be done by prudence, much by conciliation, much by firmness.” – George Washington
  • “Human happiness and moral duty are inseparably connected.” ― George Washington
  •  A slender acquaintance with the world must convince every man that actions, not words, are the true criterion of the attachment of friends.
  • “A house divided against itself cannot stand.”  –George Washington
  •  “Leave nothing for tomorrow which can be done today.”  –George Washington

George Washington Famous Quotes
George Washington Famous Quotes

  • “Do I not destroy my enemies when I make them my friends?” –George Washington

George Washington Quotes On God


  • “Let us raise a standard to which the wise and honest can repair; the rest is in the hands of God”.George Washington
  • “While we are contending for our own liberty, we should be very cautious not to violate the rights of conscience in others, ever considering that God alone is the judge of the hearts of men, and to him…
  • “I now make it my earnest prayer, that God would have you, and the State over which you preside, in his holy protection, that he would incline the hearts of the Citizens to cultivate a spirit of subordination…
  • “It is impossible to rightly govern the world without God and the Bible.” – George Washington

George Washington Quotes On God
George Washington Quotes On God

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George Washington Quotes On Guns


  • “When a nation mistrusts its citizens with guns it is it sending a clear message. It no longer trusts its citizens because such a government has evil plans.” George Washington
  • “When the government takes away citizens’ right to bear arms it becomes citizens’ duty to take away the government’s right to govern.” George Washington
  • “When any nation mistrusts its citizens with guns, it is sending a clear message. It no longer trusts it, citizens, because such a government has evil plans.” George Washington
  • “Violence isn’t a Democrat or Republican problem. It’s an American problem, requiring an American solution.” George Washington
  • “I’m all in favor of keeping dangerous weapons out of the hands of fools. Let’s start with typewriters.” George Washington
  • “I prefer dangerous freedom over peaceful slavery.”George Washington
  • “If guns don’t kill people, why do mass killers arm themselves with guns?”  –George Washington

George Washington Quotes On Guns
George Washington Quotes On Guns

Quotes From George Washington


  • “Experience teaches us that it is much easier to prevent an enemy from posting themselves than it is to dislodge them after they have got possession.” George Washington

Quotes From George Washington
Quotes From George Washington

  • “Laws made by common consent must not be trampled on by individuals.”  – George Washington
  • “Those who have committed no faults want no pardon. We are only defending what we deem our indisputable rights.” – George Washington
  • 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
  •  “It is impossible to reason without arriving at a Supreme Being”. –George Washington

Quotes From George Washington
Quotes From George Washington

Famous Quotes Of George Washington


  • “Let your discourse with men of business be short and comprehensive.” – George Washington
  • “Associate with men of good quality if you esteem your own reputation; for it is better to be alone than in bad company.” – George Washington
  • “Let your heart feel for the afflictions and distress of everyone, and let your hand give in proportion to your purse.” – George Washington
  • “A sensible woman can never be happy with a fool.”  ― George Washington
  • “The harder the conflict, the greater the triumph.”  ― George Washington
  • “It is better to be alone than in bad company.” George Washington
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Famous Quotes Of George Washington
Famous Quotes Of George Washington

George Washington Quotes On Freedom


  • “If the freedom of speech is taken away then dumb and silent we may be led, like sheep to the slaughter.” – George Washington
  • “In politics as in philosophy, my tenets are few and simple. The leading one of which, and indeed that which embraces most others, is, to be honest, and just ourselves and to exact it from others, meddling as little as possible in their affairs where our own are not involved. If this maxim was generally adopted, wars would cease and our swords would soon be converted into reap hooks and our harvests are more peaceful, abundant, and happy.”  ― George Washington
  • “I prefer dangerous freedom over peaceful slavery.”  –George Washington
  • “If the freedom of speech is taken away then dumb and silent we may be led, like sheep to the slaughter.”George Washington
  •  “I’ll die on my feet before I’ll live on my knees!” –George Washington

George Washington Quotes On Freedom
George Washington Quotes On Freedom

George Washington 2nd Amendment Quotes


  • “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

George Washington Quotes On Leadership


George Washington will always be remembered for his manifold leadership. Below are some of his quotes on leadership.

  • “Few people have the virtue to withstand the highest bidder.” – George Washington

George Washington Quotes On Leadership
George Washington Quotes On Leadership

  • “Government is not reason and it is not eloquence. It is a force! Like fire, it is a dangerous servant and a fearful master. Never for a moment should it be left to irresponsible action.”  – George Washington
  • “The nation which indulges toward another a habitual hatred or a habitual fondness is in some degree a slave. It is a slave to its animosity or two its affection, either of which is sufficient to lead it astray from its duty and its interest.” – George Washington
  • There is nothing which I dread so much as a division of the republic into two great parties, each arranged under its leader, and concerting measures in opposition to each other. This, in my humble apprehension, is to be dreaded as the greatest political evil under our Constitution.” George Washington
  • “It is our policy to steer clear of permanent alliances with any portion of the foreign world.”George Washington
  • “I wish from my soul that the legislature of this State could see the policy of a gradual Abolition of Slavery.”  – George Washington
  • “Mankind, when left to themselves, are unfit for their own government.”  – George Washington

George Washington Quotes On Leadership
George Washington Quotes On Leadership

George Washington Quotes Revolutionary War


  • “A bad war is fought with a good mind.” – George Washington

George Washington Quotes Revolutionary War
George Washington Quotes Revolutionary War

 

  • “To be prepared for war is one of the most effective means of preserving peace.” – George Washington
  •  “I do not mean to exclude altogether the idea of patriotism. I know it exists, and I know it has done much in the present contest. But I will venture to assert, that a great and lasting war can never be supported on this principle alone. It must be aided by a prospect of interest or some reward.”  – George Washington
  • “Real men despise battle, but will never run from it.”George Washington

George Washington Quotes Revolutionary War
George Washington Quotes Revolutionary War

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George Washington will always be remembered for his manifold leadership. There are many inspirations to be learned from Washington’s life that we can apply in our lives today. Hopefully, his words of wisdom have inspired you to be your best.

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