"The basis of our political system is the right of the people to make and to alter their constitutions of government."
"A wise and frugal Government, which shall restrain men from injuring one another, which shall leave them otherwise free to regulate their own pursuits of industry and improvement, and shall not take from the mouth of labor the bread it has earned. This is the sum of good government, and this is necessary to close the circlue of our felicities."George Washington on Thomas Jefferson
"The best argument against democracy is a five-minute conversation with the average voter."George Washington on Winston Churchill
"I hope we shall crush in its birth the aristocracy of our monied corporations which dare already to challenge our government to a trial by strength, and bid defiance to the laws of our country."George Washington on Thomas Jefferson
"Government is not reason it is not eloquent it is force. Like fire, it is a dangerous servant and a fearful master."George Washington on George Washington
"Government, even in its best state, is but a necessary evil in its worst state, an intolerable one."George Washington on Thomas Paine
"Associate with men of good quality if you esteem your own reputation for it is better to be alone than in bad company."
"It is better to be alone than in bad company."
"It is far better to be alone, than to be in bad company."
"Let your Discourse with Men of Business be Short and Comprehensive."
"My mother was the most beautiful woman I ever saw. All I am I owe to my mother. I attribute all my success in life to the moral, intellectual and physical education I received from her."