George Washington Quotes

“Labor to keep alive in your breast that little spark of celestial fire, called conscience.” ~~ 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

“A slender acquaintance with the world must convince every man that actions, not words, are the true criterion of the attachment of friends.” ~~ George Washington

“Few men have virtue to withstand the highest bidder.” ~~ George Washington

“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

“Guard against the impostures of pretended patriotism.” ~~ George Washington