Dinner Topics for George Washington’s Birthday
It is impossible to rightly govern a nation without God and the Bible.
Government is not reason; it is not eloquent; it is force. Like fire, it is a dangerous servant and a fearful master. ~George Washington
Happiness and moral duty are inseparably connected. ~George Washington
Firearms are second only to the Constitution in importance; they are the peoples’ liberty’s teeth.
The very atmosphere of firearms anywhere and everywhere restrains evil interference – they deserve a place of honor with all that’s good. ~George Washington
Let us with caution indulge the supposition that morality can be maintained without religion. Reason
and experience both forbid us to expect that national morality can prevail in exclusion of religious principle. ~George Washington
The time is near at hand which must determine whether Americans are to be free men or slaves.
Labor to keep alive in your breast that little spark of celestial fire, called conscience.
Experience teaches us that it is much easier to prevent an enemy from posting themselves than it is to dislodge them after they have got possession. ~George Washington
The marvel of all history is the patience with which men and women submit to burdens unnecessarily laid upon them by their governments. ~George Washington
Truth will ultimately prevail where there is pains to bring it to light. ~George Washington
I hope I shall possess firmness and virtue enough to maintain what I consider the most enviable of all titles, the character of an honest man. ~George Washington