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Labor to keep alive in your breast that little spark of celestial fire, called conscience. - George Washington

Labor to keep alive in your breast that little spark of celestial fire, called conscience.

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It is absolutely necessary... for me to have persons that can think for me, as well as execute orders. - George Washington

It is absolutely necessary... for me to have persons that can think for me, as well as execute orders.

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Let us raise a standard to which the wise and honest can repair; the rest is in the hands of God. - George Washington

Let us raise a standard to which the wise and honest can repair; the rest is in the hands of God.

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It is better to offer no excuse than a bad one. - George Washington

It is better to offer no excuse than a bad one.

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Few men have virtue to withstand the highest bidder. - George Washington

Few men have virtue to withstand the highest bidder.

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Life is always uncertain, and common prudence dictates to every man the necessity of settling his temporal concerns, while it is in his power, and while the mind is calm and undisturbed.

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Make sure you are doing what God wants you to do--then do it with all your strength. - George Washington

Make sure you are doing what God wants you to do--then do it with all your strength.

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It is better to be alone than in bad company. - George Washington

It is better to be alone than in bad company.

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Let your heart feel for the afflictions and distress of everyone, and let your hand give in proportion to your purse.

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One of the difficulties in bringing about change in an organization is that you must do so through the persons who have been most successful in that organization, no matter how faulty the system or the organization is. To such persons, you see, it is the best of all possible organizations, because look who was selected by it ad look who succeeded most in it. Yet, these are the very people through whom we must bring about improvements.

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It is impossible to account for the creation of the universe without the agency of a Supreme Being. - George Washington

It is impossible to account for the creation of the universe without the agency of a Supreme Being.

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Worry is the interest paid by those who borrow trouble. - George Washington

Worry is the interest paid by those who borrow trouble.

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There is nothing which can better deserve your patronage, than the promotion of science and literature. Knowledge is in every country the surest basis of public happiness.

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The basis of our political system is the right of the people to make and to alter their constitutions of government.

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The turning points of lives are not the great moments. The real crises are often concealed in occurrences so trivial in appearance that they pass unobserved.

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Observe good faith and justice toward all nations. Cultivate peace and harmony with all. - George Washington

Observe good faith and justice toward all nations. Cultivate peace and harmony with all.

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Truth will ultimately prevail where there is pains to bring it to light. - George Washington

Truth will ultimately prevail where there is pains to bring it to light.

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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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To be prepared for war is one of the most effective means of preserving peace. - George Washington

To be prepared for war is one of the most effective means of preserving peace.

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The marvel of all history is the patience with which men and women submit to burdens unnecessarily laid upon them by their governments.

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The thinking part of mankind do not form their judgment from events; and their equity will ever attach equal glory to those actions which deserve success, and those which have been crowned with it.

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