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We have a collection of 8 Government quotes from George Washington

"Government is not reason; it is not eloquent; it is force. Like fire, it is a dangerous servant and a fearful master." (ID 22897)

"The marvel of all history is the patience with which men and women submit to burdens unnecessarily laid upon them by their governments." (ID 22903)

"Over grown military establishments are under any form of government inauspicious to liberty, and are to be regarded as particularly hostile to republican liberty." (ID 22992)

"We are persuaded that good Christians will always be good citizens, and that where righteousness prevails among individuals the Nation will be great and happy. Thus while just government protects all in their religious rights, true religion affords to government it's surest support." (ID 23054)

"The basis of our political system is the right of the people to make and to alter their constitutions of government." (ID 23058)

"Mankind, when left to themselves, are unfit for their own government." (ID 23071)

"It may be laid down as a primary position, and the basis of our system, that every Citizen who enjoys the protection of a Free Government, owes not only a proportion of his property, but even of his personal services to the defense of it." (ID 23095)

"The administration of justice is the firmest pillar of government." (ID 23267)

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