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Motivational Washington Quotes

May these quotes about Washington inspire and motivate you.

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

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

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


 

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

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

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


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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Great minds have purposes others have wishes.
- Washington Irving

Washington, where an insignificant individual
may trespass on a nation's time.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

There are a number of things wrong with Washington.
One of them is that everyone is too far from home.
- Dwight D. Eisenhower

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

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

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

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

When our thoughts - which bring actions -
are filled with hate against anyone, Negro or white,
we are in a living hell.
That is as real as hell will ever be.
- George Washington Carver

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

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

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

Few men have virtue to withstand the highest bidder.
- George Washington

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

Look, only in Washington is not raising taxes considered a tax cut.
Nobody's getting a tax cut here.
We're not cutting taxes.
We're preventing tax increases from occurring.
- Paul Ryan

I could see flames from the windows of my chambers.
For the next three or four days we had major rioting
here in Washington and I stayed at the court day and night.
- Harold H. Greene

I'm hopeful.
I know there is a lot of ambition in Washington,
obviously.
But I hope the ambitious realize that they are more
likely to succeed with success as opposed to failure.
- George W. Bush

What passes for real debate in Washington often seems
more like an echo chamber,
with politicians talking at politicians.
- Bill Delahunt

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

Later, I went down to the Washington field office and
an onsite polygraph was administered.
- Steven Hatfill

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

I grew up in Washington, D.C.
But also loving the theater.
- Frank Rich

Newspapers that are truly independent,
like The Washington Post, can still aggressively investigate
anyone or anything with no holds barred.
- Bob Woodward

In his years in Washington, Senator Kerry has been
one vote of a hundred in the United States Senate -
and fortunately on matters of national security he
was very often in the minority.
- Dick Cheney

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

I wanted to know the name of every stone
and flower and insect and bird and beast.
I wanted to know where it got its color, where it got its life -
but there was no one to tell me.
- George Washington Carver

Do you think that when they asked George Washington
for ID that he just whipped out a quarter?
- Steven Wright

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

One of the tragedies of the Bush administration is
that we went back to business as usual,
make a deal with the Democrats, let's all be friends
in Washington philosophy.
- Pete du Pont

It's the No.1 issue with people I talk to,
whether Republican, Democrat or independent.
They want to see the way business is done in Washington change.
- Francine Busby

People like to pigeonhole and say, Well,
I'm a Washington insider, and you know,
that's quite silly.
What does that even mean?
- Bob Woodward

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

There is no power on earth that can neutralize the influence of a high,
simple and useful life.
- Booker T. Washington

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

We're going to march on Washington with a host of Republicans,
Democrats, business leaders, legislators.
- Gray Davis

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

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

I met my wife in Washington, D.C.
I was a senior in college.
WW II was about to descend upon us.
Jobs were starting to open up after a prolonged depression.
- Tom Glazer

The real rulers in Washington are invisible,
and exercise power from behind the scenes.
- Felix Frankfurter

Washington and the elder Napoleon.
Both were brave men; both were true men;
both loved their country and dared to expose their
lives for their country's cause.
- Matthew Simpson

Men of Virginia, countrymen of Washington,
of Patrick Henry, of Jefferson, and of Madison,
will ye be true to your constitutional faith?
- Caleb Cushing

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

The Democratic Party, all the candidates from Washington,
they all know each other, they all move in the same circles,
and what I'm doing is breaking into the country club.
- Howard Dean

A study in the Washington Post says that women have
better verbal skills than men.
I just want to say to the authors of that study:
'Duh.'
- Conan O'Brien

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

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

The worst is still ahead of us.
But no one in Washington has the spine to tell you that.
- Glenn Beck

Don't do or say things you would not like to see on
the front page of The Washington Post.
- Donald Rumsfeld

Like they said about The West Wing, you can't do a
show about Washington until you can.
- Josh Schwartz

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

When the Supreme Court moved to Washington in 1800,
it was provided with no books, which probably accounts
for the high quality of early opinions.
- Robert Jackson

My hope lies with people who never go to Washington
except to see the monuments.
- Joel Kotkin

Senator Kerry has been in Washington long enough to
take both sides on just about every issue.
- George W. Bush

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


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