Counsel From Our First President

Thanks to our friends at Thomas Jefferson, one of our companion American history pages, for sharing this selection from President Washington’s letter of September 5, 1789 (Sparks 12:165-166). If you have not done so already, please visit their page soon.
 
“It should be the highest ambition of every American to extend his views beyond himself, and to bear in mind that his conduct will not only affect himself, his country, and his immediate posterity; but that its influence may be co-extensive with the world, and stamp political happiness or misery on ages yet unborn.”

~ George Washington, letter to the Legislature of Pennsylvania, 1789

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Photo: “It should be the highest ambition of every American to extend his views beyond himself, and to bear in mind that his conduct will not only affect himself, his country, and his immediate posterity; but that its influence may be co-extensive with the world, and stamp political happiness or misery on ages yet unborn.”

~ George Washington, letter to the Legislature of Pennsylvania, 1789

Please join and share our Thomas Jefferson page. 
https://www.facebook.com/ThomasJefferson1801

Meme by LuAnne

 

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