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John Bartlett (1820–1905).  Familiar Quotations, 10th ed.  1919.
 
 
NUMBER:4570
AUTHOR:George Washington (1732–1799)
QUOTATION:To be prepared for war is one of the most effectual means of preserving peace. 1
ATTRIBUTION:Speech to both Houses of Congress, Jan. 8, 1790.
 
Note 1.
Qui desiderat pacem præparet bellum (Who would desire peace should be prepared for war).—Vegetius: Rei Militari 3, Prolog.

In pace, ut sapiens, aptarit idonea bello (In peace, as a wise man, he should make suitable preparation for war.—Horace: Book ii. satire ii.

See Also:
George Washington: First Inaugural Address
George Washington: Second Inaugural Address [back]
 

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