In a free and republican government, you cannot restrain the voice of the multitude
More Quotes from George Washington:Labor to keep alive in your breast that little spark of celestial fire, called conscience.
Nothing short of self-respect and that justice which is essential to a national character ought to involve us in war for sure I am, if this country is preserved in tranquillity twenty years longer, it may bid defiance, in a just cause, to any power
The new constitution established a president with powers unheard of in the republican United States. Some even wanted him to be king, a thought that GW found ludicrous What astonishing changes a few years are capable of producing I am told that even respectable characters speak of a monarchical form of government without horror. From thinking proceeds speaking, thence to acting is often but a single step. But how irrevocable and tremendous What a triumph for the advocates of despotism to find that we are incapable of governing ourselves, and that systems founded on the basis of equal liberty are merely ideal fallacious.
I go to the chair of government with feelings not unlike those of a culprit who is going to the place of his execution.
After Braddock's Defeat Terror in the Valley.
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