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(Feb 20) Happy US Presidents Day 2017 George Washington Birthday

Washington’s Birthday is celebrated with great enthusiasm in United States; America is basically a federal holiday. This day is celebrated every year on 3rd Monday of the month February in order to honor and pay tribute to the first President of United States, George Washington. America’s first president George Washington was born on 22nd of February, 1732. Now a day’s Washington’s Birthday is famously known as Presidents day worldwide and this day is celebrated to honor all the United States presidents who have served the nation and not just Gorge Washington. The day Washington’s Birthday is also called as President Day, so don’t get confused between them. On 20th February there will be state holiday in most of the states. In other states Washington Birthday is also known as Washington’s and Lincoln’s Birthday.

Why do American’s Celebrates the President Day

Many people don’t know why do we American’s celebrates the President Day, so the reasons behind starts when US 1st President George Washington died in 1799. To remember the great and beloved leader his birthday was celebrated as a holiday (unofficial holiday). The event was firstly made official in Washington, D.C. after the 1870s and then this event spread throughout the nation by 1885. The day 22nd of February, 1885 was officially declared as a holiday known as Washington’s Birthday the United Sates government. After that a new legislation was out combining the celebration of Washington’s Birthday with President Abraham Lincoln’s birthday, who was also born in February. This makes the whole thing confusing as the holiday was still known as Washington’s Birthday despite this day was being celebrated as a combo of Lincoln and Washington. But the true fact is that the holiday is neither celebrated on Washington’s Birthday nor Lincoln’s, and this day got its new name President’s Day to clear the confusion. But today many have dedicated this day to all the presidents who served US.

George Washington Birthday Celebrates as Presidents Day

On the U.S. federal holiday many businesses are open just as the usual but the main part is that many stores have sales on Washington’s Birthday. Schools are kept close for a whole week, so it’s really a much need holiday for all. The President’s day honors the man who is well known as “The Father Of his Country” is celebrated for his great leadership in founding the nation. The holiday of Washington’s Birthday also pays a tribute to general for creating the 1st military badge on the basis of merit for all the common soldiers. In the year 2007 the US has completed its 275th Washington’s Birthday and also 75th anniversary of Purple Heart Medal (it is a medal given to the soldiers who gets injured during the battle and this medal has Washington’s image on it).

So in order to show respect, gratitude and honor all the great President of the United States America, here we are providing some of the best yet famous quotes of all the well known presidents of US.

George Washington and many other well known personalities’ inspirational and funny quotes.

  1. “If freedom of speech is taken away, then dumb and silent we may be led, like sheep to the slaughter.” – George Washington

  2. “If we desire to avoid insult, we must be able to repel it; if we desire to secure peace, one of the most powerful instruments of our rising prosperity, it must be known, that we are at all times ready for War.” George Washington

  3. “The tree of liberty must be refreshed from time to time with the blood of patriots and tyrants.” Thomas Jefferson

  4. “If your actions inspire others to dream more, learn more, do more and become more, you are a leader.” John Quincy Adams

  5. “America will never be destroyed from the outside. If we falter and lose our freedoms, it will be because we destroyed ourselves.” Abraham Lincoln

  6. “Keep your eyes on the stars, and your feet on the ground.” Theodore Roosevelt

  7. “A nation that destroys its soils destroys itself. Forests are the lungs of our land, purifying the air and giving fresh strength to our people.” Franklin D. Roosevelt

  8. “Neither a wise man nor a brave man lies down on the tracks of history to wait for the train of the future to run over him.” Dwight D. Eisenhower

  9. “As we express our gratitude, we must never forget that the highest appreciation is not to utter words, but to live by them.” John F. Kennedy

  10. “A President’s hardest task is not to do what is right, but to know what is right.” Lyndon B. Johnson

  11. “Human rights is the soul of our foreign policy, because human rights is the very soul of our sense of nationhood.” Jimmy Carter

  12. “America is never wholly herself unless she is engaged in high moral principle. We as a people have such a purpose today. It is to make kinder the face of the nation and gentler the face of the world.” George H. W. Bush

  13. “If you live long enough, you’ll make mistakes. But if you learn from them, you’ll be a better person. It’s how you handle adversity, not how it affects you. The main thing is never quit, never quit, never quit.” William J. Clinton

  14. “Let us remember we are all part of one American family. We are united in common values, and that includes belief in equality under the law, basic respect for public order, and the right of peaceful protest.” Barack Obama

  15. “We will make America strong again. We will make America proud again. We will make America safe again. And we will make America great again.” Donald Trump

Funny Presidents Day Quotes

  1. No man has a good enough memory to be a successful liar. Abraham Lincoln

  2. I have learned that only two things are necessary to keep one’s wife happy. First, let her think she’s having her own way. And second, let her have it. Lyndon B. Johnson

  3. I like a colorful sock. I’m a sock man. George H. W. Bush

  4. Money is not the only answer, but it makes a difference. Barack Obama

  5. Do you mind if I sit back a little? Because your breath is very bad. Donald Trump

Top 10 quotes on Inspirational Presidential Quotes

  1. We should not look back unless it is to derive useful lessons from past errors, and for the purpose of profiting by dearly bought experience. George Washington

  2. “Associate yourself with men of good quality, if you esteem your own reputation; for ‘tis better to be alone than in bad company.” George Washington

  3. “We establish no religion in this country, we command no worship, we mandate no belief. Nor will we ever. Church and state are, and must remain, separate. All are free to believe or not believe, all are free to practice a faith or not, and those who believe are free, and should are free, and should be free, to speak of and act on there belief.” — Ronald Reagan

  4. “Government’s first duty is to protect the people, not run their lives.” Ronald Reagan

  5. “Ask not what your country can do for you, ask what you can do for your country.” John F. Kennedy

  6. If you want total security, go to prison. There you’re fed, clothed, given medical care and so on. The only thing lacking… is freedom. Dwight D. Eisenhower

  7. “Believe you can and you’re halfway there.” Theodore Roosevelt

  8. “Speak softly and carry a BIG STICK. “Theodore Roosevelt

  9. “It is hard to fail, but it is worse never to have tried to succeed.” Theodore Roosevelt

  10. “I never considered a difference of opinion in politics, in religion, in philosophy, as cause for withdrawing from a friend.” Thomas Jefferson.

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President Day Images, Free Clip-art, Crafts, Activities & Coloring pages to Print for Kids

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Activities For Presidents Day 2017

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Coloring Pages For Presidents Day For Kids

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