George Washington

George Washington

The first U.S. president
The Army (considering the irritable state it is in, its suffering and composition) is a dangerous instrument to play with.More George Washington quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
What a triumph for the advocates of despotism to find that we are incapable of governing ourselves, and that systems founded on the basis of equal liberty are merely ideal and fallacious.More George Washington quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
I am led to reflect how much more delightful to an undebauched mind is the task of making improvements on the earth, than all the vain glory which can be acquired from ravaging it by the most uninterrupted career of conquests.More George Washington quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
I rejoice that liberty . . . now finds an asylum in the bosom of a regularly organized government; a government, which, being formed to secure happiness of the French people, corresponds with the ardent wishes of my heart, while it gratifies the pride of every citizen of the United States, by its resemblance to their own.More George Washington quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Men are very apt to run into extremes, hatred to England may carry come into an excess of Confidence in France... I am heartily disposed to entertain the most favourable sentiments of our new ally and to cherish them in others to a reasonable degree; but it is a maxim founded on the universal experience of mankind, that no nation is to be trusted farther than it is bound by its interest; and no prudent statesman or politician will venture to depart from it.More George Washington quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Just after the war of 1812, an ambassador to England from the United States had been dispatched in order to maintain the peace with the English. The diplomat was invited to a formal dinner with many important members of the English Government as they discussed peace talks and opening diplomacy.

In the middle of the dinner, the diplomat excused himself to go to the outhouse. In the outhouse, he found a painting of George Washington hanging there.

Upon his return to the dinner, a few of the more impish guests remarked.

"So, how do you like that painting? And where it is hanging?"

"Oh I think it's wonderful! It's perfect!" The diplomat replied.

Obviously taken back by this, the pranksters fell silent as they all looked at the American.

"I mean, good sirs, what else can make an Englishman shit himself faster than the sight of George Washington?" More Jokes about George Washington [01/02/2018 12:01:02]
Son says, 'Father, I cannot tell a lie: I tipped over the outhouse into the creek'. Father says 'That's it, you're going to the woodshed for some serious ass-whuppin!' 'But Father, George Washington told his dad the truth about chopping down the cherry tree and didn't get punished!' 'George Washington's father wasn't IN the cherry tree!' More Jokes about George Washington [01/02/2018 12:01:02]

Quotes of the month

Anatoly Yurkin The market is the economic embodiment of the phenomenon of alienation. [12/31/2019 02:12:19] More

Eugene Ryabyi Mutual love is to give warmth and get it in an even greater volume, and unrequited is to dedicate yourself completely to sufferings. [01/08/2020 12:01:12] More

Anatoly Yurkin Get used to doing without a reason to annoy others. (Anatoly Yurkin) [01/13/2020 01:01:23] More

Anatoly Yurkin If you meet a mangy dog in the mountains, don't waste your gunpowder, don't take your grandfather's gun off your shoulder, and kick a piece of rotting meat into the abyss. (Anatoly Yurkin) [12/26/2019 12:12:31] More

Anatoly Yurkin Agents of network integration are intensifying electronic competition in the interests of digital capital and artificial intelligence. (Anatoly Yurkin) [01/11/2020 02:01:12] More