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Of all the dispositions and habits, which lead to political prosperity, Religion and Morality are indispensable supports....... And let us with caution indulge the supposition, that morality can be maintained without religion. Whatever may be conceded to the influence of refined education on minds of peculiar structure, reason and experience both forbid us to expect, that national morality can prevail in exclusion of religious principle." George Washington, September 17, 1796