George Washington Quotes

Virtue or morality is a necessary spring of popular government.

 
George Washington
George Washington
  • Born: February 22, 1732
  • Died: December 14, 1799
  • Nationality: American
  • Profession: President

George Washington was the first President of the United States (1789-97), the Commander-in-Chief of the Continental Army during the American Revolutionary War, and one of the Founding Fathers of the United States. He presided over the convention that drafted the current United States Constitution and during his lifetime was called the "father of his country".