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Government is not reason, it is not eloquence, it is force; like fire, a troublesome servant and a fearful master. read more

Government is not reason, it is not eloquence, it is force; like fire, a troublesome servant and a fearful master. Never for a moment should it be left to irresponsible action.

by George Washington Found in: Government Quotes,
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We ought to be persuaded that the propitious smiles of heaven can never be expected on a nation that disregards read more

We ought to be persuaded that the propitious smiles of heaven can never be expected on a nation that disregards the eternal rules of order and right which heaven itself has ordained.

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The liberality of sentiment toward each other, which marks every political and religious denomination of men in this country, stands read more

The liberality of sentiment toward each other, which marks every political and religious denomination of men in this country, stands unparalleled in the history of nations.

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I die hard but am not afraid to go.

I die hard but am not afraid to go.

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Precedents are dangerous things; let the rein of government then be braced and held with a steady hand

Precedents are dangerous things; let the rein of government then be braced and held with a steady hand

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