George WashingtonGeorge Washington, (1732-1799) Founding Father, 1st US President, 'Father of the Country'

George Washington Quote

“No country upon earth ever had it more in its power to attain these blessings than United America. Wondrously strange, then, and much to be regretted indeed would it be, were we to neglect the means and to depart from the road which Providence has pointed us to so plainly; I cannot believe it will ever come to pass.”

George WashingtonGeorge Washington
~ George Washington

1788, in a letter to Benjamin Lincoln, Ref: George Washington: A Collection, W.B. Allen, ed. (521)

Ratings and Comments


E Archer, NYC

If there is no hope for America, then there is no hope for any country in the world. It ain't over yet!

David L. Rosenthal, Hollywood

If we are not One Nation Under God, then we are One Nation Facing Doom.

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Anonymous    2/22/06

WHICH ... 'blessings' ... is this a reference to? Iran is One Nation Under God - ask them.

warren, olathe

This quote encapsulates George Washington's feelings very well. He believed that God was at the helm in forming this country and that if men changed the course that only disaster could follow.

Patrick Henry, Red Hill

The Light of Liberty will ever shine.

Lamentably, the restoration of the
glorious Republic bequeathed to us by
our illustrious Founders is another matter.

The presence or absence of the influence of the catholicon of ennobling Virtue will make the defining and deciding difference.

jim k, Austin

I'm with George on this.

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