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Said George Washington.;


“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, if by decency and propriety of conduc t they appear to merit the enjoyment.” —George Washington


“May the father of all mercies scatter light, and not darkness, upon our paths, and make us in all our several vocations useful here, and in His own due time and way everlastingly happy.” —George Washington


“It should be the highest ambition of every American to extend his views beyond himself, and to bear in mind that his conduct will not only affect himself, his country, and his immediate posterity; but that its influence may be coextensive with the world, and stamp political happiness or misery on ages yet unborn.” —George Washington


“Heaven has crowned all its other blessings, by giving a fairer opportunity for political happiness, than any other Nation has ever been favored with.” —George Washington


“The propitious smiles of Heaven can never be expected on a nation that disregards the eternal rules of order and right, which Heaven itself has ordained.” —George Washington.


“The policy or advantage of immigration taking place in a body may be much questioned; for, by so doing, they retain the Language, habits and principles which they bring with them . Whereas by an intermixture with our people, they, or their descendants, get assimilated to our customs, measures and laws: in a word, soon become one people.” —George Washington


“Our own Country’s Honor, all call ui5on us for a vigorous and manly exertion, and if we now shamefully fail, we shall become infamous to the whole world.” George

Washington.


“It now remains to be my earnest wish and prayer, that the Citizens of the United States could make a wise and virtuous use of the blessings placed before them.” -- George Washington.


“Let there be no change in Constitutional powers by usurpation; for though this, in one instance, may be the instrument of good, it is the customary weapon by which free governments are destroyed.” —George Washington.


“The best and only safe road to honor, glory, and true dignity is justice.” —George Washington


“Citizens by birth or choice of a common country, that country has a right to concentrate your affections. The name of American, which belongs to you, in your national capacity, must always exalt the just pride of Patriotism, more than any appellation derived from local discriminations.” George Washington


“‘We have abundant reason to rejoice that in this Land the light of truth and reason has triumphed over the power and superstition, and that every person may here worship God according to the dictates of his own heart.” —George Washington


“Whatever may be conceded to the influence of refined education on minds of peculiar structure, reason and experience both forbid us to expect that National morality can prevail in exclusion of religious principle.” --George Washington


“Honesty will be found on every experiment, to be the best and only true policy; let us then as a Nation be just.” ---George Washington


“Remember officers and Soldiers, that you are Freemen, fighting for the blessings of Liberty.” ----George Washington


“Our own Country’s Honor, all call upon us for a vigorous and manly exertion, and if we now shamefully fail, we shall become infamous to the whole world.”

----George Washington


“No pecuniary consideration is more urgent, than the regular redemption and discharge of the public debt: on none can delay be more injurious, or an economy of time more valuable.” —George Washington


“Every man, conducting himself as a good citizen, and being accountable to God alone for his religious opinions, ought to be protected in worshipping the Deity according to the dictates of his own conscience.” —George Washington


“The name of American, which belongs to you, in your national capacity, must always exalt the just pride of Patriotism, more than any appellation derived from local discriminations.” —George Washington


“We are either a United people, or we are not. If the former, let us, in all maters of general concern act as a nation, which have national objects to promote, and a national character to support. If we are not, let us no longer act a farce by pretend-ing to it.” ----George Washington


“The nation which indulges towards another an habitual hatred, or an habitual fondness, is in some degree a slave. It is a slave to its animosity or to its affection, either of which is sufficient to lead it astray from its duty and its interest.” —George Washington


“There is a rank due to the United States, among nations, which will be withheld, if not absolutely lost, by the reputation of weakness.” —George Washington


“It should be the highest ambition of every American.. .to bear in mind that his conduct will not only affect himself, his country, and his immediate posterity; but that tts influence may be co-extensive with the world, and stamp political happiness or misery on ages yet unborn.” —George Washington



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