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George Washington
(1732-1799) born on
Feb 22
US president (1st), soldier, surveyor, farmer. He was Commander of the Continental forces; as U.S. president he shaped the office and warned against party politics.
My observation is that whenever one person is found adequate to the discharge of a duty . . . it is worse executed by two persons, and scarcely done at all if three or more are employed therein.

Reason, too late perhaps, may convince you of the folly in misspending time.
I walk on untrodden ground. There is scarcely any part of my conduct which may not hereafter be drawn into precedent.
To err is nature, to rectify error is glory.
Few men have virtue to withstand the highest bidder.
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Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F: In "The Peter Pyramid," by Laurence J. Peter.
R: In "The Speaker's Electronic Reference Collection," AApex Software, 1994.
A: In "The Smithsonian," 1 Jun 1989.
N: Comment, 1754; to William Payne.
K: Letter, 17 Aug 1779, In "Maxims of Washington," "Virtue and Vice," 1942.

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