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George Washington (1732 - 1799)
First president of US [more author details]
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Associate yourself with men of good quality if you esteem your own reputation for 'tis better to be alone than in bad company.
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George Washington
Associate yourself with men of good quality if you esteem your own reputation, for 'tis better to be alone than in bad company.
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George Washington
Be courteous to all, but intimate with few, and let those few be well tried before you give them your confidence. True friendship is a plant of slow growth, and must undergo and withstand the shocks of adversity before it is entitled to the appellation.
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Be courteous to all, but intimate with few; and let those few be well tried before you give them your confidence.
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George Washington
Discipline is the soul of an army. It makes small numbers formidable, procures success to the weak, and esteem to all.
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Few men have virtue to withstand the highest bidder.
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It's wonderful what we can do if we're always doing.
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Labor to keep alive in your breast that little spark of celestial fire called conscience.
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Our cause is noble; it is the cause of mankind!
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To be prepared for war is one of the most effectual means of preserving peace.
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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.
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George Washington, Fifth annual address to Congress, December 13, 1793
It is better to offer no excuse than a bad one.
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George Washington, letter to his niece Harriet Washington, October 30, 1791

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Showing quotations 1 to 12 of 12 total.
 
Showing quotations 1 to 12 of 12 total
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