Monday, February 16, 2009

Wise Words From a Wise Man


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


9 comments:

Gary Rith Pottery Blog said...

I think it was the Roosevelts who said something about it is the job of gov't to improve the lives of everybody...

Hemanth Potluri said...

gr8 words :)..

urs..hemu..

Arv said...

wise indeed...

have a nice day mate... cheers...

Lauren said...

When we forget...when we stop teaching the principles of our founding fathers, we have lost. I fear we have lost. :(

Nik said...

Incredibly powerful. GW certainly knew what he was talking about. Look how far we've strayed.

Scarlet said...

One of the few really great men.

Jessica said...

Gary,
hmm,I just don't think it works as neatly as that.

Thanks Hemu. :)

Arv,
Yes! I hope you are feeling better. :)

Lauren,
We have NOT lost! Keep the faith, and stay positive.

Nik,
I know, he really did.

Scarlet,
I know, and he was very humble. :)

The Fearless Blog said...

We should all be studying Washington and Jefferson. So many people need to "once again" read all about the American Revolution...

Jessica said...

Fearless,
You are very right!