Washington Quotes

โ€œGuard against the impo...

โ€œGuard against the impostures of pretended patriotism.โ€ โ€• George Washington
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"You pray for rain, you gotta...

"You pray for rain, you gotta deal with the mud too. That's a part of it." - Denzel Washington
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โ€œI shall allow no man to b...

โ€œI shall allow no man to belittle my soul by making me hate him.โ€ -Booker T Washington
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"Where there is no vis...

"Where there is no vision, there is no hope." - George Washington Carver
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"If you want to lift you...

"If you want to lift yourself up, lift up someone else" - Booker T. Washington
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Government is not reason; it is not eloquen...

Government is not reason; it is not eloquence; it is force. Like fire, it is a dangerous servant and a fearful master. -George Washington
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โ€The sorrow for the dead is the...

โ€The sorrow for the dead is the only sorrow from which we refuse to be divorced.โ€ - Washington Irving
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"To be prepared for war is one of the most effectua...

"To be prepared for war is one of the most effectual means of preserving peace. A free people ought not only to be armed, but disciplined." -- George Washington
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โ€œOften, bumpy roads lead to beautiful places ...โ€ ...

โ€œOften, bumpy roads lead to beautiful places ...โ€ -- Dave Martinez (Manager, Washington Nationals, upon winning the 2019 National League Championship pennant)
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"The mystery of government is ...

"The mystery of government is not how Washington works but how to make it stop." โ€” P. J. O'Rourke
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โ€œHappiness depends more upon the interna...

โ€œHappiness depends more upon the internal frame of a personโ€™s own mind, than on the externals in the world.โ€ - George Washington
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How far you go in life depends on your being tender with the young, compassionate ...

How far you go in life depends on your being tender with the young, compassionate with the aged, sympathetic with the striving, and tolerant of the weak and strong. Because someday in your life you will have been all of these. -- George Washington Carver
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โ€Fear of something is at the root of hate...

โ€Fear of something is at the root of hate for others, and hate within will eventually destroy the hater.โ€- George Washington Carver
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"After two years in Washington, I...

"After two years in Washington, I often long for the realism and sincerity of Hollywood." โ€” Fred Thompson
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"There is a sacredness in tears. They are not the mark of weakness, but of power...

"There is a sacredness in tears. They are not the mark of weakness, but of power. They speak more eloquently than ten thousand tongues. They are the messengers of overwhelming grief, of deep contrition, and of unspeakable love." โ€” Washington Irving
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โ€œThose who can do....do, ...

โ€œThose who can do....do, Those who canโ€™t watch those who can.โ€ - Denzel Washington
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โ€œMay America be an Asylu...

โ€œMay America be an Asylum to the persecuted of the earth!โ€ - George Washington
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1. โ€œIf freedom of speech is taken away,...

1. โ€œIf freedom of speech is taken away, then dumb and silent we may be led, like sheep to the slaughter.โ€ - George Washington
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"Washington is the only pla...

"Washington is the only place where sound travels faster than light." โ€” C. V. R. Thompson
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"Journalism is the first r...

"Journalism is the first rough draft of history" - Philip L. Graham, Washington Post
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"Why has there never been a coup in Wash...

"Why has there never been a coup in Washington D.C.? Because there is no U.S. Embassy in Washington D.C." Jean-Bertrand Aristide
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Without commitment youโ€™ll never start....

Without commitment youโ€™ll never start. But more importantly, without consistency youโ€™ll never finish.โ€ โ€” Denzel Washington
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Do not confuse movement with pro...

Do not confuse movement with progress. You can run in place all day and get nowhere. - Denzel Washington
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"George Washington, as a boy, was igno...

"George Washington, as a boy, was ignorant of the commonest accomplishments of youth. He could not even lie." โ€” Mark Twain
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โ€œLove is never lost. If not recipro...

โ€œLove is never lost. If not reciprocated, it will flow back and soften and purify the heart.โ€ - Washington Irving
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โ€œPerseverance and spiri...

โ€œPerseverance and spirit have done wonders in all ages.โ€ โ€• George Washington
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"I have observed that those who have accomplished the greatest results are those who "keep ...

"I have observed that those who have accomplished the greatest results are those who "keep under the body"; are those who never grow excited or lose self-control, but are always calm, self-possessed, patient, and polite." โ€” Booker T. Washington: Up From Slavery: An Autobiography.
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Start where you are, with what you ...

Start where you are, with what you have. Make something of it and never be satisfied - George Washington Carver
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โ€œNothing is so strong as gentlen...

โ€œNothing is so strong as gentleness and nothing is so gentle as real strength.โ€ Ralph Washington Sockman
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โ€œI think a role model is a mentor โ€“ ...

โ€œI think a role model is a mentor โ€“ someone you see on a daily basis, and you learn from them.โ€ โ€“ Denzel Washington
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โ€œIf you donโ€™t read the newspaper, you...

โ€œIf you donโ€™t read the newspaper, youโ€™re uniformed. If you read the newspaper youโ€™re misinformed.โ€ -Denzel Washington
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"You know what's interesting about Washingt...

"You know what's interesting about Washington? It's the kind of place where second-guessing has become second nature." โ€” George W. Bush
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"The great rule of conduct for us, in regard to foreign nati...

"The great rule of conduct for us, in regard to foreign nations, is in extending our commercial relations, to have with them as little political connection as possible." -George Washington
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"After two years in Washington, I...

"After two years in Washington, I often long for the realism and sincerity of Hollywood." โ€” Fred Thompson
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โ€Associate yourself with men of good quality ...

โ€Associate yourself with men of good quality if you esteem your own reputation. It is better be alone than in bad company.โ€- George Washington
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"If you don't read the newspaper, y...

"If you don't read the newspaper, you're uninformed. If you do read it, you're misinformed." -Denzel Washington
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When you do the common things in life in...

When you do the common things in life in an uncommon way, you will command the attention of the world. George Washington Carver
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"If you want to lift you...

"If you want to lift yourself up, lift up someone else." - Booker T. Washington
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"If the freedom of speech is taken away...

"If the freedom of speech is taken away then dumb and silent we may be led, like sheep to the slaughter." George Washington
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"I do recommend and assign Thursday ... next to be devoted by the People of the...

"I do recommend and assign Thursday ... next to be devoted by the People of these States to the service of that great and glorious Being, who is the beneficent Author of all the good that was, that is, or that will be." โ€”George Washington (1789)
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Start where your are, with what you...

Start where your are, with what you have. Make something of it and never be satisfied. - George Washington Carver
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"I think I have learned that the be...

"I think I have learned that the best way to lift one's self up is to help someone else." - Booker T. Washington
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Be courteous to all, but intimate with few,...

Be courteous to all, but intimate with few, and let those few be well tried before you give them your confidence. --- George Washington
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So many people believe the crown prince [of Saudi Arabia] was involve...

So many people believe the crown prince [of Saudi Arabia] was involved in the killing [of Jamal Khashoggi] that Washington insiders joke that M.B.S [Mohammad bin Salman]stands for Mister Bone Saw ~ Stephen Colbert
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"Do what you have to d...

"Do what you have to do, to do what you want to do." - Denzel Washington
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Every failed experimen...

Every failed experiment is one step closer to success - Denzel Washington
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โ€œSuccess is to be measured not so much by the po...

โ€œSuccess is to be measured not so much by the position that one has reached in life as by the obstacles which he has overcome.โ€ - Booker T. Washington
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The truth will ultimately prev...

The truth will ultimately prevail where there are pains to bring it to light. - George Washington
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"My mother used to tell me man gives ...

"My mother used to tell me man gives the award, God gives the reward. I don't need another plaque." - Denzel Washington
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โ€œIt is better to off...

โ€œIt is better to offer no excuse than a bad one.โ€ George Washington
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โ€œAs Mankind becomes more liberal, they will be more apt to allow that all those who conduct thems...

โ€œAs Mankind becomes more liberal, they will be more apt to allow that all those who conduct themselves as worthy members of the community are equally entitled to the protections of civil government. I hope ever to see America among the foremost nations of justice and liberality.โ€ -George Washington
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โ€œRaphael paints wisdom, Handel sings it, Phidias carves it, Shak...

โ€œRaphael paints wisdom, Handel sings it, Phidias carves it, Shakespeare writes it, Wren builds it, Columbus sails it, Luther preaches it, Washington arms it, Watt mechanizes it.โ€ โ€“ Ralph Waldo Emerson
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"Associate yourself with men of good quality if...

"Associate yourself with men of good quality if you esteem your own reputation; for โ€™tis better to be alone than in bad company." - George Washington
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"Donโ€™t ever let them pull...

"Donโ€™t ever let them pull you down so low as to hate them." - Booker T. Washington
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Associate with men of good quality if you est...

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.
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It is far better to be ...

It is far better to be alone, than to be in bad company. โ€“ George Washington
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If the freedom of speech is taken away...

If the freedom of speech is taken away then dumb and silent we may be led, like sheep to a slaughter. - George Washington
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"Under my administration we're fighting against the lo...

"Under my administration we're fighting against the lobbyists, the special interests and the corrupt Washington politics." ~ Donald Trump in Elkhart, Indiana May 10, 2018
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"Little minds are tamed and subd...

"Little minds are tamed and subdued by misfortune; but great minds rise above them." - Washington Irving
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Whenever you're faced with an explanation of what's goi...

Whenever you're faced with an explanation of what's going on in Washington, the choice between incompetence and conspiracy, always choose incompetence. - Charles Krauthammer
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"The mystery of government is ...

"The mystery of government is not how Washington works but how to make it stop." - P. J. O'Rourke
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"Fellowship in church could be improved if...

"Fellowship in church could be improved if it was held as a group discussion, at night, and accompanied by wine." - George Washington
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It is far better to be...

It is far better to be alone, than to be in bad company. George Washington
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"This country has everything that it alway...

"This country has everything that it always had before except the leadership in Washington that this country requires" -Ronald Reagan
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"To be prepared for war is one ...

"To be prepared for war is one of the most effective means of preserving peace." - George Washington
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โ€œYou want a friend in...

โ€œYou want a friend in Washington? Get a dog...โ€ President Harry Truman
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โ€œThis we know; The earth does not belong to man; man belongs to the earth...

โ€œThis we know; The earth does not belong to man; man belongs to the earth. This we know, all things are connected like the blood which unites one family. All things are connectedโ€ - Chief Siโ€™ahl, namesake of Seattle, Washington
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"It is far better to be...

"It is far better to be alone, than to be in bad company" - George Washington
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โ€œIf you want to lift you...

โ€œIf you want to lift yourself up, lift up someone else. โ€“Booker T. Washingtonโ€
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"Dreams without g...

"Dreams without goals are just dreams" (Denzel Washington)
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"When you do the common things in life in a...

"When you do the common things in life in an uncommon way, you will command the attention of the world." ~ Dr. George Washington Carver
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"Success is to be measured not so much by the p...

"Success is to be measured not so much by the position that one has reached in life as by the obstacles which he has overcome." Booker T. Washington
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[NSFW] "Labor to keep alive in your b...

[NSFW] "Labor to keep alive in your breast that little spark of celestial fire, called conscience." George Washington
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"When you do the common things in life in...

"When you do the common things in life in an uncommon way, you will command the attention of the world." ~ George Washington Carver
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"Success is to be measured not so much by the p...

"Success is to be measured not so much by the position that one has reached in life as by the obstacles which he has overcome."- Booker T. Washington
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"My first wish is to see this p...

"My first wish is to see this plague of mankind, war, banished from the earth." - George Washington
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"Be courteous to all, but intimate with few...

"Be courteous to all, but intimate with few; and let those few be well tried before you give them your confidence." - George Washington
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"He consulted much, pondered much, res...

"He consulted much, pondered much, resolved slowly, resolved surely." โ€” Alexander Hamilton, describing George Washington
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