• “I rejoice in a belief that intellectual light will spring up in the dark corners of the earth; that freedom of enquiry will produce liberality of conduct.” ~George Washington (1789)
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  • “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 conduct they appear to merit the enjoyment.” ~George Washington (1783)
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  • “If new difficulties arise, we must only put forth new Exertions and proportion our Efforts to the exigency of the times.” ~George Washington (1777)
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  • “It is required and expected that exact discipline be observed and due subordination prevail thro’ the whole Army, as a failure in these most essential points must necessarily produce extreme hazard, disorder, and confusions; and end in shameful disappointment and disgrace.” ~George Washington (1775)
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  • “The Army (considering the irritable state it is in, its suffering and composition) is a dangerous instrument to play with.” ~George Washington (1783)
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  • “There is but one straight course, and that is to seek truth and pursue it steadily.” ~George Washington (1795)
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  • “[W]e ought to deprecate the hazard attending ardent and susceptible minds, from being too strongly, and too early prepossessed in favor of other political systems, before they are capable of appreciating their own.” ~George Washington (1795)
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  • “Against the insidious wiles of foreign influence, (I conjure you to believe me fellow citizens) the jealousy of a free people ought to be constantly awake; since history and experience prove that foreign influence is one of the most baneful foes of Republican Government.” ~George Washington (1796)
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  • “I want an American character, that the powers of Europe may be convinced we act for ourselves and not for others; this, in my judgment, is the only way to be respected abroad and happy at home.” ~George Washington (1795)
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  • “There is but one straight course, and that is to seek truth and pursue it steadily.” ~George Washington (1795)
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