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You will, by the dignity of your conduct…

20 Mar

"George Washington at Mount Vernon with Eleanor (Nelly) and George" by Jean Leon Gerome Ferris

“You will, by the dignity of your Conduct, afford occasion for Posterity to say, when speaking of the glorious example you have exhibited to Mankind, had this day been wanting, the World had never seen the last stage of perfection to which human nature is capable of attaining.” George Washington

Read: George Washington’s Speech to Officers at Newburgh

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Posted by on March 20, 2012 in Other Speeches

 

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