Government is instituted for the common good; for the protection, safety, prosperity, and happiness of the people; and not for profit, honor, or private interest of any one man, family, or class of men... —John Adams, Thoughts on Government 1776
Image detail for -Founding Fathers Quotes Posters, Founding Fathers Quotes Poster ... The Honorable Founding Fathers framed a Document that was for and to a moral society, and not to a socialist-democracy and Communism like we have gaining ground today.
The founding fathers knew what they were talking about! Why do you think they say "if you don't know history then you are doomed to repeat it"? Think about what all those old saying mean! They were gifts from out ancestors!! History DOES repeat itself but an educated patriot can keep a watchful eye on his republic and protect it, Many will try to corrupt and steal it!!
This appears in none of Washington's papers. The author of the quote seems to be a Joe Spenner who authored a pamphlet in which there is an introduction by Spenner (note the absence of quote marks - he isn't quoting) containing the above. http://americanwisdomseries.com/230.html