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Masonic Quotes

“The world today does require spiritual and moral regeneration. I have no doubt, after many years as a member of our Order, that Freemasonry can play a most important part in this vital need.”
King George VI // King of the British Empire, Emperor of India

“Although I hold the highest civil honour in the world, I have always regarded my rank and title as a Past Grand Master of Masons the greatest honour that had ever come to me.”
Harry S. Truman // President of the United States

“Masonry is one of the most sublime and perfect institutions that ever was formed for the advancement of happiness, and the general good of mankind, creating, in all its varieties, universal benevolence and brotherly love.”
Prince Augustus Frederick // Duke of Sussex

“Freemasonry is an order whose leading star is philanthropy, and whose principles inculcate an unceasing devotion to the cause of virtue and morality.”
Marquis de La Fayette // Revolutionary War General

“Masonry superadds to our other obligations the strongest ties of connection between it and the cultivation of virtue, and furnishes the most powerful incentives to goodness.”
DeWitt Clinton // US Senator & 6th Governor of New York

“So far as I am acquainted with the principles and doctrines of Freemasonry, I conceive it to be founded in benevolence and to be exercised for the good of mankind ”
George Washington // President of the United States

“The grand object of Masonry is to promote the happiness of the human race.”
George Washington // President of the United States

“We represent a fraternity which believes in justice and truth and honorable action in your community…men who are endeavoring to be better citizens…[and] to make a great country greater. This is the only institution in the world where we can meet on the level all sorts of people who want to live rightly.”
Harry S. Truman // President of the United States

“Freemasonry is an institution calculated to benefit mankind.”
Andrew Jackson // President of the United States

“There is no doubt in my mind that Masonry is the cornerstone of America.”
Dave Thomas // Founder of Wendy’s International

“Freemasonry embraces the highest moral laws and will bear the test of any system of ethics or philosophy ever promulgated for the uplift of man.”
Douglas MacArthur // US Army General

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