99% of failures come from people who make excuses.
A sensible woman can never be happy with a fool.
Be courteous to all, but intimate with few, and let those few be well tried before you give them your confidence.
Few men have virtue to withstand the highest bidder.
Guard against the impostures of pretended patriotism.
Happiness depends more upon the internal frame of a person’s own mind, than on the externals in the world.
Human happiness and moral duty are inseparably connected.
If freedom of speech is taken away, then dumb and silent we may be led, like sheep to the slaughter.
If the freedom of speech is taken away then dumb and silent we may be led, like sheep to the slaughter.
It is better to be alone than in bad company.
It is better to offer no excuse than a bad one.
Liberty, when it begins to take root, is a plant of rapid growth.
Observe good faith and justice toward all nations. Cultivate peace and harmony with all.
Perseverance and spirit have done wonders in all ages.
Real men despise battle, but will never run from it.
To be prepared for war is one of the most effective means of preserving peace.
True friendship is a plant of slow growth, and must undergo and withstand the shocks of adversity, before it is entitled to the appellation.
Truth will ultimately prevail where there is pains to bring it to light.
Worry is the interest paid by those who borrow trouble.
/ George Washington