George Washington

George Washington

George Washington.
"Firearms are second only to the Constitution in importance; they are the peoples' liberty's teeth."
--George Washington

"To be prepared for war is one of the most effective means of preserving peace."
--George Washington

"The very atmosphere of firearms anywhere and everywhere restrains evil interference - they deserve a place of honor with all that's good."
--George Washington

“Government is not reason; it is not eloquent; it is force. Like fire, it is a dangerous servant and a fearful master.”
--George Washington

“Happiness and moral duty are inseparably connected.”
--George Washington

“If we desire to avoid insult, we must be able to repel it; if we desire to secure peace, one of the most powerful instruments of our rising prosperity, it must be known, that we are at all times ready for War.”
--George Washington

“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.”
--George Washington

“Let us with caution indulge the supposition that morality can be maintained without religion. Reason and experience both forbid us to expect that national morality can prevail in exclusion of religious principle.”
--George Washington

“The time is near at hand which must determine whether Americans are to be free men or slaves.”
--George Washington