Meaningful & Inspirational Quotes by George Washington

George Washington’s Most Inspirational Quotes

A collection of beautiful and Inspirational Quotes by George Washington, this article we look at George Washington’s most inspiring quotes. Quotes often give context; they can mean different things to different people, here you will find some of the best quotes by George Washington.

Discipline is the soul of an army. It makes small numbers formidable; procures success to the weak, and esteem to all.

George Washington

Discipline is the soul of an army. It makes small numbers formidable; procures success to the weak, and esteem to all.


When once the woman has tempted us, and we have tasted the forbidden fruit, there is no such thing as checking our appetites, whatever the consequences may be.

George Washington
 When once the woman has tempted us, and we have tasted the forbidden fruit, there is no such thing as checking our appetites, whatever the consequences may be.


Be courteous to all, but intimate with few, and let those few be well tried before you give them your confidence.

George Washington
Be courteous to all, but intimate with few, and let those few be well tried before you give them your confidence.


Let your Discourse with Men of Business be Short and Comprehensive.

George Washington
Let your Discourse with Men of Business be Short and Comprehensive.


Discipline is the soul of an army.

George Washington
Discipline is the soul of an army.


Nothing can be more hurtful to the service, than the neglect of discipline; for that discipline, more than numbers, gives one army the superiority over another.

George Washington
Nothing can be more hurtful to the service, than the neglect of discipline; for that discipline, more than numbers, gives one army the superiority over another.


In a free and republican government, you cannot restrain the voice of the multitude.

George Washington
In a free and republican government, you cannot restrain the voice of the multitude.


A pack of jackasses led by a lion is superior to a pack of lions led by a jackass.

George Washington
A pack of jackasses led by a lion is superior to a pack of lions led by a jackass.


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
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.


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
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.


The Constitution is the guide which I never will abandon.

George Washington
The Constitution is the guide which I never will abandon


Guard against the impostures of pretended patriotism.

George Washington
Guard against the impostures of pretended patriotism.


All Freemasonry should be disbanded in America because our organization has been infiltrated by the Illuminati and they have bad intention for America and the World.

George Washington
All Freemasonry should be disbanded in America because our organization has been infiltrated by the Illuminati and they have bad intention for America and the World.


99% of failures come from people who make excuses.

George Washington
99% of failures come from people who make excuses.


History and experience prove that foreign influence is one of the most baneful foes of republican government.

George Washington
History and experience prove that foreign influence is one of the most baneful foes of republican government.


Happiness depends more upon the internal frame of a person’s own mind, than on the externals in the world.

George Washington
Happiness depends more upon the internal frame of a person's own mind, than on the externals in the world.


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
 The marvel of all history is the patience with which men and women submit to burdens unnecessarily laid upon them by their governments.

Against the insidious wiles of foreign influence . . . the jealousy of a free people ought to be constantly awake.

George Washington
Against the insidious wiles of foreign influence . . . the jealousy of a free people ought to be constantly awake.

Where are our Men of abilities? Why do they not come forth to save their Country?

George Washington
Where are our Men of abilities? Why do they not come forth to save their Country?

The power under the Constitution will always be in the people.

George Washington
The power under the Constitution will always be in the people.

Example, whether it be good or bad, has a powerful influence.

George Washington
Example, whether it be good or bad, has a powerful influence.

The last official act of any government is to loot the treasury.

George Washington
The last official act of any government is to loot the treasury.

We must consult our means rather than our wishes.

George Washington
We must consult our means rather than our wishes.

… happily the Government of the United States… gives to bigotry no sanction, to persecution no assistance.

George Washington
… happily the Government of the United States… gives to bigotry no sanction, to persecution no assistance.

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