George Washington Quote

While we are zealously performing the duties of good citizens and soldiers, we certainly ought not to be inattentive to the higher duties of religion. To the distinguished character of Patriot, it should be our highest glory to add the more distinguished character of Christian.


General Orders (2 May 1778); published in Writings of George Washington (1932), Vol.XI, pp. 342-343

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While we are zealously performing the duties of good citizens and soldiers, we certainly ought not to be inattentive to the higher duties of...

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While we are zealously performing the duties of good citizens and soldiers, we certainly ought not to be inattentive to the higher duties of...

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While we are zealously performing the duties of good citizens and soldiers, we certainly ought not to be inattentive to the higher duties of...

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While we are zealously performing the duties of good citizens and soldiers, we certainly ought not to be inattentive to the higher duties of...