George Washington

Jefferson & Washington on the Morality of the National Debt

Liberty Letters with Steve Farrell American Founder Thomas Jefferson, discussing the so-called morality of a national debt — what some dare to describe in our...

Providence, Permanent Felicity, and Virtue—Washington

Liberty Letters, George Washington Observe good faith and justice toward all nations. Cultivate peace and harmony with all. Religion and morality enjoin this conduct. And...

George Washington on the Duty to Obey Law

Liberty Letters, George Washington Respect for its authority, compliance with its Laws, acquiescence in its measures, are duties enjoined by the fundamental maxims of true...

Let Loyalty to God, Country, and Moral Integrity Comes First

Liberty Letters, George Washington Though I prize as I ought the good opinion of my fellow citizens, yet, if I know myself, I would not...

So Long as There Shall Remain Virtue in the People

Liberty Letters, George Washington, 1787 These powers, as the appointment of all rulers will forever arise from, and at short, stated intervals recur to, the...

George Washington: Representation: Local, State, National

LIBERTY LETTERS, GEORGE WASHINGTON, 1786 That representatives ought to be the mouth of their Constituents, I do not deny, nor do I mean to call...

Union A Main Prop of Our Liberty—George Washington

Liberty Letters Quote of the Day, George Washington While, then, every part of our country thus feels an immediate and particular interest in union, all...

George Washington: The Sin My Soul Abhors

Liberty Letters Quote of the Day, George Washington Nothing is a greater stranger to my breast, or a sin that my soul more abhors, than...

George Washington on Christian Soldiery

Liberty Letters Quote of the Day, George Washington The General hopes and trusts that every officer and man will endeavor to live and act as...

Washington On The Debt of Gratitude We Owe to God

Liberty Letters, George Washington No people can be bound to acknowledge and adore the Invisible Hand which conducts the affairs of men more than those...

Resolve to Conquer or to Die: George Washington

Liberty Letters, George Washington: 1776 Our cruel and unrelenting enemy leaves us only the choice of a brave resistance, or the most abject submission. We...

George Washington on Paper Money

Liberty Letters, George Washington Paper money has had the effect in your state that it will ever have, to ruin commerce, oppress the honest, and...