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Washington's defeat in 1754 was followed by active
by Albert Bushnell Hart

Washington's defeat in 1754 was followed by active
military preparations on both sides.
- Albert Bushnell Hart

The colonies had little occasion to feel or to resent
direct royal prerogative.
- Albert Bushnell Hart

On March 10, 1764, preliminary resolutions passed the
House of Commons looking towards the Stamp Act.
- Albert Bushnell Hart

Many attempts had been made by colonial legislatures
to cut off or to tax the importation of slaves.
- Albert Bushnell Hart

 

Few characters in history are indispensable.
- Albert Bushnell Hart

The old charters of Massachusetts, Virginia,
and the Carolinas had given title to strips of territory
extending from the Atlantic westward to the Pacific.
- Albert Bushnell Hart

The Stuart sovereigns of England steadily attempted
to strengthen their power,
and the resistance to that effort caused an immense
growth of Parliamentary influence.
- Albert Bushnell Hart

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Each colony became accustomed to planting new settlements
and to claiming new boundaries.
- Albert Bushnell Hart

In any event, colonization and the grant of lands were provincial matters.
- Albert Bushnell Hart

One of the strongest and most persistent elements in
national development has been that inheritance of political
traditions and usages which the new settlers brought with them.
- Albert Bushnell Hart

As often happens during a war, some parts of the country prospered,
notwithstanding the constant loss.
- Albert Bushnell Hart

More emphasis was thus thrown upon the local governments than in England.
- Albert Bushnell Hart

In 1763 the English were the most powerful nation in the world.
- Albert Bushnell Hart

In each colony in 1750 were to be found two sets of governing organizations,
- the local and the general.
- Albert Bushnell Hart

In appearance the labor system of all the colonies was the same.
- Albert Bushnell Hart

Besides paid white laborers, there was everywhere a
class of white servants bound without wages for a term of years,
and a more miserable class of Negro slaves.
- Albert Bushnell Hart

In government as well as in trade a new era came to the colonies in 1763.
- Albert Bushnell Hart

England and France were rivals, not only on the continent,
but in the West Indies, in India, and in Europe.
- Albert Bushnell Hart

From William of Orange to William Pitt the younger
there was but one man without whom English history
must have taken a different turn,
and that was William Pitt the elder.
- Albert Bushnell Hart

Everywhere among the English-speaking race criminal justice was rude,
and punishments were barbarous; but the tendency was
to do away with special privileges and legal exemptions.
- Albert Bushnell Hart

In some of the middle colonies the towns and counties
were both active and had a relation with each other
which was the forerunner of the present system of local
government in the Western States.
- Albert Bushnell Hart

In comparison with other men of their time,
the Americans were distinguished by the possession
of new political and social ideas,
which were destined to be the foundation of the American commonwealth.
- Albert Bushnell Hart

The participation of the people in their own government
was the more significant,
because the colonies actually had what England only seemed to have,
- three departments of government.
- Albert Bushnell Hart

The residence of the Plymouth settlers in the Netherlands,
and the later conquest of the Dutch colonies,
had brought the Americans into contact with the singularly
wise and free institutions of the Dutch.
- Albert Bushnell Hart

The growth of constitutional government,
as we now understand it, was promoted by the establishment
of two different sets of machinery for making laws
and carrying on government.
- Albert Bushnell Hart

Learn to do common things uncommonly well;
we must always keep in mind that anything
that helps fill the dinner pail is valuable.
- George Washington Carver

It is far better to be alone,
than to be in bad company.
- George Washington

Great minds have purposes others have wishes.
- Washington Irving

The greater part of our happiness or misery
depends on our dispositions and not on our circumstances.
- Martha Washington

If you love it enough, anything will talk with you.
- George Washington Carver

There is no short cut to achievement.
Life requires thorough preparation -
veneer isn't worth anything.
- George Washington Carver

Where there is no vision, there is no hope.
- George Washington Carver

No individual has any right to come into the world
and go out of it without leaving something behind.
- George Washington Carver

Ninety-nine percent of the failures
come from people who have the habit of making excuses.
- George Washington Carver

Worry is the interest paid by those who borrow trouble.
- George Washington

When you can do the common things of life in an uncommon way,
you will command the attention of the world.
- George Washington Carver

Our happiness or misery depends on our dispositions
and not on our circumstances.
- Martha Washington

Success is to be measured not so much
by the position that one has reached in life
as by the obstacles which he has overcome.
- Booker T. Washington

Love is never lost. If not reciprocated,
it will flow back and soften and purify the heart.
- Washington Irving

I am determined to be cheerful and happy
in whatever situation I may find myself.
For I have learned that the greater part of our misery or unhappiness
is determined not by our circumstance but by our disposition.
- Martha Washington

True friendship is a plant of slow growth.
- George Washington

Fear of something is at the root of hate for others,
and hate within will eventually destroy the hater.
- George Washington Carver

True friendship is a plant of slow growth,
and must undergo and withstand the shocks of adversity
before it is entitled to the appellation.
- George Washington

How far you go in life depends on you being
tender with the young,
compassionate with the aged,
sympathetic with the striving
and tolerant of the weak and the strong.
Because someday in life you will have been all of these.
- George Washington Carver

Anything will give up its secrets if you love it enough.
Not only have I found that when I talk to the little flower
or to the little peanut they will give up their secrets,
but I have found that when I silently commune with people
they give up their secrets also - if you love them enough.
- George Washington Carver

Washington is a city of
Southern efficiency and Northern charm.
- John F. Kennedy

I love to think of nature as an unlimited broadcasting station,
through which God speaks to us every hour, if we will only tune in.
- George Washington Carver

Washington is a place where politicians don't know
which way is up and taxes don't know which way is down.
- Robert Orben

Nothing is more beautiful than the loveliness
of the woods before sunrise.
- George Washington Carver

I love to go to Washington - if only to be near my money.
- Bob Hope

You want a friend in Washington? Get a dog.
- Harry S. Truman

Our creator is the same and never changes
despite the names given Him by people here
and in all parts of the world.
Even if we gave Him no name at all,
He would still be there, within us,
waiting to give us good on this earth.
- George Washington Carver

Bad politicians are sent to Washington by good people who don't vote.
- William E. Simon

I came to Washington with a pledge to be a fiscally conservative.
- Candice S. Miller

The New Dealers have all left Washington to make way for the car dealers.
- Adlai E. Stevenson

I grew up in a trailer park in Bellingham,
Washington.
- Hilary Swank

Wisconsin's kids shouldn't be allowed to fail just
because Washington is failing them.
- Jim Doyle

As long as I own this football team and long after I'm gone,
they will always be the Washington Redskins.
- Jack K. Cooke

Our volunteer fire departments know their needs better than Washington,
D.C.
They need more flexibility on spending grant money
from FEMA and Homeland Security.
- Mike Ross

Saying the Washington Post is just a newspaper is like
saying Rasputin was just a country priest.
- Pat Buchanan

You know, we don't look much alike, but Denzel Washington
would make a great sports agent.
- Leigh Steinberg

Nothing ever comes to one, that is worth having,
except as a result of hard work.
- Booker T. Washington

In Washington, success is just a training course for failure.
- Simon Hoggart

The beginning of 1856 found me teaching in the family
of a planter named Bryan,
residing in Prince George County, Md.,
some fifteen or twenty miles from Washington.
- Simon Newcomb

Washington is like a self-sealing tank on a military aircraft.
When a bullet passes through, it closes up.
- Dean Acheson

Everywhere I travel throughout Eastern Washington,
I hear from people demanding we do a better job of
controlling our borders and reducing illegal immigration.
- Cathy McMorris

Education is the key to unlock the golden door of freedom.
- George Washington Carver

People have said to me 'I hope you won't let happen
in Washington what is happening in Kansas.'
- Dennis Moore

We don't have a full black community in Boston.
Our people are scattered.
There's a middle class where I live in Highland Park
but it's not like a piece of Washington or Chicago.
- Henry Hampton

We have been through a period where we see power leaching away from Washington.
Who is more important in the world today:
Bill Clinton or Bill Gates? I don't know.
- Peter Jennings

If you take out the killings, Washington actually has
a very very low crime rate.
- Marion Berry


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