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" The nation which indulges towards another an habitual hatred, or an habitual fondness, is in some degree a slave. It is a slave to its animosity or to its affection, either of which is sufficient to lead it astray from its duty and its interest. "
Handbook of the Administrations of the United States - Page 21
by Edward Griffin Tileston - 1871 - 222 pages
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America Alone: The End of the World As We Know It

Mark Steyn - Political Science - 2006 - 224 pages
...absolve it of responsibility for its own security. In 1796 George Washington wrote to Alexander Hamilton: "The nation which indulges towards another an habitual...to lead it astray from its duty and its interest." That neatly sums up the Euro-American relationship: the United States has become a slave to its habitual...
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John Milton Mackie's The Administration of President Washington

John Milton Mackie, Frank E. Grizzard - Biography & Autobiography - 2006 - 121 pages
...should be excluded; and that in place of them just & amicable feelings towards all should be cultivated. The Nation, which indulges towards another an habitual...to lead it astray from its duty and its interest. Antipathy in one Nation against another — disposes each more readily to offer insult and injury,...
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Common Sense

Wardell Lindsay - 2006 - 22 pages
...excluded; and that, in place of them, just and amicable feelings towards all should be cultivated. The Nation, which indulges towards another an habitual...to lead it astray from its duty and its interest. Antipathy in one nation against another disposes each more readily to offer insult and injury, to lay...
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The Yale Book of Quotations

Fred R. Shapiro, Associate Librarian and Lecturer in Legal Research Fred R Shapiro - Reference - 2006 - 1067 pages
...nations. Cultivate peace and harmony with all. Farewell Address, Philadelphia, Pa., 19 Sept. 1796 8 f free speech as is necessary to avoid the danger....because I don't want to deal in paradoxes. It ought to b Farewell Address, Philadelphia, Pa., 19 Sept. 1796 9 Tis our true policy to steer clear of permanent...
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The Public Diplomacy Reader

J. Michael Waller - Reference - 2007 - 515 pages
...and amicable feelings towards all should be cultivated. The nation, which indulges towards another in habitual hatred, or an habitual fondness, is in some...to lead it astray from its duty and its interest. Antipathy in one nation against another, disposes each more readily to offer insult and injury, to...
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For Liberty and Glory: Washington, Lafayette, and Their Revolutions

James R. Gaines - History - 2007 - 533 pages
...indulges towards another a habitual hatred or a habitual fondness is in some degree a slave," he wrote. "It is a slave to its animosity or to its affection,...to lead it astray from its duty and its interest." He learned that not from a book but on the frontier, on the battlefield, and in the presidency. He...
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Alice: Alice Roosevelt Longworth, from White House Princess to Washington ...

Stacy A. Cordery - Biography & Autobiography - 2007 - 590 pages
...Washington's exhortation would become apparent if people did not forget to remember how he qualified it: 'The nation which indulges towards another an habitual...or an habitual fondness is in some degree a slave.' This is my credo." Borah fervently shared that credo. He went to his grave regretting that he could...
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What Would the Founders Do?: Our Questions, Their Answers

Richard Brookhiser - History - 2007 - 272 pages
...unnecessary ill-will, and the latter breeds favoritism. Both lead to a loss of judgment, and of self-control. "The nation, which indulges towards another an habitual...hatred, or an habitual fondness, is in some degree a slave"—a charged word for a slave owner to use. "It is a slave to its animosity or to its affection,...
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