Friendship is a plant of slow growth and must undergo and withstand the shocks of adversity before it is entitled to the appellation.
Discipline is the soul of an army. It makes small numbers formidable; procures success to the weak, and esteem to all.
There is nothing which can better deserve your patronage, than the promotion of science and literature. Knowledge is in every country the surest basis of public happiness.
We should not look back unless it is to derive useful lessons from past errors, and for the purpose of profiting by dearly bought experience.
George Washington – quotes and aphorisms
If the freedom of speech is taken away then dumb and silent we may be led, like sheep to the slaughter.