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" Observe good faith and justice towards all nations; cultivate peace and harmony with all. Religion and morality enjoin this conduct; and can it be that good policy does not equally enjoin it? "
"Liberty": The Image and Superscription on Every Coin Issued by the United ... - Page 9
by Julius Rubens Ames - 1837 - 231 pages
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The Boisterous Sea of Liberty: A Documentary History of America from ...

David Brion Davis, Steven Mintz - History - 1998 - 607 pages
...government gives force to public opinion, it is essentially that public opinion should be enlightened.... Observe good faith and justice towards all Nations. Cultivate peace and harmony with all Nothing is more essential than that permanent, inveterate antipathies against particular nations and...
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American Democracy Promotion: Impulses, Strategies, and Impacts

Michael Cox, G. John Ikenberry, Takashi Inoguchi - Political Science - 2000 - 372 pages
...promotion has been around since the first democracy. George Washington exhorted the new American republic 'to give to mankind the magnanimous and too novel example of a people guided by an exalted justice and benevolence'.29 John Quincy Adams urged it to 'recommend the general...
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Jefferson's Pillow: The Founding Fathers and the Dilemma of Black Patriotism

Roger W. Wilkins - Biography & Autobiography - 2002 - 188 pages
...that public opinion should be enlightened. To promote peace and neutrality, he said, Americans must observe good faith and justice towards all nations. Cultivate peace and harmony with all. . . . Against the insidious wiles of foreign influence (I conjure you to believe me, fellow citizens),...
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American Presidents: Farewell Messages to the Nation, 1796-2001

Gleaves Whitney - Biography & Autobiography - 2003 - 496 pages
...Washington also observes that "religion and morality" will assist foreign policy by helping American leaders "Observe good faith and justice towards all nations; cultivate peace and harmony with all." Education is especially important to republican government. To live in freedom, reason must govern...
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History of American Political Thought

Bryan-Paul Frost, Jeffrey Sikkenga - Philosophy - 2003 - 852 pages
...1-92, 848).28 However, the Address also called America to "[o]bserve good faith and justice towds. all Nations. Cultivate peace and harmony with all....it be that good policy does not equally enjoin it?" He cited the utilitarian maxim that "honesty is always the best policy," but he exhorted America to...
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Treasury of Presidential Quotations

William J. Federer - Reference - 2004 - 504 pages
...mutual interest at home and our proper relations abroad, he said: 'Observe good faith and justice toward all nations. Cultivate peace and harmony with all....be that good policy does not equally enjoin it?'... This solemn admonition was addressed by George Washington to his fellow-countrymen one hundred and...
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A Treatise on International Law and a Short Explanation of the Jurisdiction ...

Daniel Gardner - International law - 2004 - 318 pages
...occasioned, not ungenerously throwing upon posterity the burden which we ourselves ought to bear." " Observe good faith and justice towards all nations ; cultivate peace and harmony with ail ;: religion and morality enjoin this conduct ; and can. it be that good policy does not equally...
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The Path to Peace

Wardell Lindsay - 2005 - 8 pages
...Path to Peace. The Path to Peace 2005 by Wardell Lindsay "Observe good faith and justice toward all nations. Cultivate peace and harmony with all....worthy of a free, enlightened, and at no distant period great nation to give mankind the magnanimous and too novel example of a people always guided by an...
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A Dissertation on the Freedom of Navigation and Maritime Commerce, and Such ...

William Barton - Freedom of the seas - 2005 - 390 pages
...nations. Writers on the science of morals maintain those fundamental principles of natural equity, * Observe good faith and justice towards all nations...can it be, that good policy does not equally enjoin it?....It will be worthy of a free, enlightened, and at no distant period, a great nation, to give...
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American Defense Policy

Paul J. Bolt, Damon V. Coletta, Collins G. Shackelford - Political Science - 2005 - 506 pages
...to Republican Liberty" (V^ 966). He thus calls America to "[o]bserve good faith and justice towds. all Nations. Cultivate peace and harmony with all....it be that good policy does not equally enjoin it?" He endorses the utilitarian maxim that "honesty is always the best policy," but also urges America...
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