George Washington

Daily Quote — George Washington, Thanksgiving Day Proclamation

October 3, 1789 By the President of the United States of America. A Proclamation. WHEREAS it is the duty of all nations to acknowledge the providence of Almighty God, to obey His will, to be grateful for His benefits, and humbly to implore His protection and favor; and whereas both Houses of Congress have, by their joint committee, requested me […]

Daily Quote from George Washington

Of all the dispositions and habits which lead to political prosperity, religion and morality are indispensable supports…And 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 Print this entry