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Washington Quotes

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

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

Great minds have purposes others have wishes.
- Washington Irving

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

There's a Washington standard of casually putting things off the record.
It's really gone too far.
I don't know an easy way to turn it back.
- Adam Clymer

Yet there is disappointment in Washington and in the
United States that Canada is not supporting us fully.
- Paul Cellucci

Washington is the only city in the world where you
can go to a black-tie dinner and there at the foot
of the table is a television set up to catch a press conference.
- Hugh Newell Jacobsen

You have to starve the Beast.
That's one of the most important things about tax cuts.
If you leave the money in Washington,
it's going to be spent.
- Steve Chabot

We hate those in power in Washington D.C.
and anything bad that happens to them is good for us.
- Tom Metzger

You need fighters like me to battle,
because frankly The New York Times and the Washington
Post are not going to fight the fights that I do.
- Al Goldstein

Washington is no place for a good actor.
The competition from bad actors is too great.
- Fred Allen

Every bit of money that we can bring from our federal
transportation budget in Washington back here to Stewart
Airport will benefit our local economy and our local residents.
- Sue Kelly

The reality is that during the Reagan years,
for instance, we doubled the amount of revenue that
we were sending to Washington,
D.C.
after the tax cuts took effect.
- Mike Pence

Only in Washington would death be considered a taxable event.
- Mike Ferguson

It is guaranteed to put all teeth on edge,
including George Washington's, wherever they might be.
- Vincent Canby

Washington is an endless series of mock palaces clearly built for clerks.
- Ada Louise Huxtable

I think a lot of people in Washington are extremely suspicious of NASA.
- Laurie Anderson

If you don't like the President, it costs you 90 bucks
to fly to Washington to picket.
If you don't like the Governor, it costs you 60 bucks
to fly to Albany to picket.
If you don't like me, 90 cents.
- Edward Koch

I was to Japanese visitors to Washington what the Mona
Lisa is to Americans visiting Paris.
- John C. Danforth

The burnt odor in Washington is from the disintegrating
authority of the governing classes.
- William Greider

What Washington needs is adult supervision.
- Barack Obama

Washington's character was rock solid.
He came to stand for the new nation and its republican virtues,
which was why he became our first President by unanimous choice.
- Stephen Ambrose

Americans expect us to go to Washington for the right reason,
and not just to mingle with the right people.
- Sarah Palin

We were in Little Rock.
We were assessing a very important issue.
In the midst of our discussions, we were receiving
urgent inquiries from The Washington Post asking about interviews.
- Kenneth Starr

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

I continue to be a photographer; I have enjoyed fishing
and hunting with a close friend;
and have owned two ranches,
first in northern California and then in the state of Washington.
- Douglass North

Measured by any standard, white or black,
Washington must be regarded today as one of the great men of this country:
and in the future he will be so honored.
- Ray Stannard Baker

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

We didn't come here to become Washington,
we came here to change Washington.
- Kristi Noem

Rich people march on Washington every day.
- I. F. Stone

I would love to see a march on Washington that says
'Save our Social Security'.
- Barbara Boxer

I remember being infuriated from the top of my head
to the tip of my toes the first time a screen was put
around Bob Carter and me on a train leaving Washington in the 1940s.
- Constance Baker Motley

We'll have to marshal our forces in Washington.
It won't be easy.
That doesn't mean it can't be done.
- Zev Yaroslavsky

Washington, D.C.
in 1942 was not the easiest place in the world for a Negro to get along.
- Gordon Parks

The mystery of government is not how Washington works but how to make it stop.
- P. J. O'Rourke

Washington, D.C.
is a city filled with people who believe they are important.
- David Brinkley

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

In Washington, DC, politics dominate even the most casual conversations.
- Armstrong Williams

Clinton feels a profound alienation from the Washington culture here,
and I happen to agree with him.
- Bob Woodward

It was not until I got my first job,
at the University of Washington in Seattle,
and began playing chess with Don Gordon,
a brilliant young theorist, that I learned economic theory.
- Douglass North

Billy Tauzin is one of the most interesting people in Washington.
He is smart, funny, and interesting.
- Tucker Carlson

I think Barack Obama has brought a new level of ethical standards to Washington.
Has he changed some basic hard-knuckle politics? No.
You need hard-knuckle politics to succeed.
- Ed Rendell

We have to change course.
And we have to do so now.
That is why I worked with my colleagues in Washington
to pass the Economic Recovery and Reinvestment Act.
- Debbie Wasserman Schultz

In Washington it is an honor to be disgraced.
you have to have been somebody to fall.
- Meg Greenfield

There were people who said the Society of Cincinnati
in the American revolution,
of which George Washington was one of the shining lights,
was a branch of the Illuminati.
- Carroll Quigley

If you think about it, Washington's overwhelming power
in the world is founded on death,
the awesome arsenal for killing people.
- William Greider

The Sunday School teacher talked too much in the way
our grade school teacher used to when she told us about George Washington.
Pleasant, pretty stories, but not true.
- Frances Farmer


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