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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.
         
   
F
A slender acquaintance with the world must convince every man that actions, not words, are the true criterion of the attachment of friends.

R
Labor to keep alive in your breast that little spark of celestial fire called conscience
A
A government is like fire, a handy servant, but a dangerous master.
N
Do not conceive that fine clothes make fine men, any more than fine feathers make fine birds. A plain, genteel dress is more admired, obtains more credit in the eyes of the judicious and sensible.
K
To be prepared for War is one of the most effectual means of preserving peace.
 
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Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F: In <a href="http://www.cyber-nation.com/cgi-bin/victory/quotations/qlreferral/quotelib.pl?id=10115">The Ultimate Success Quotations Library</a>, 1997.
R: Rule from the Copy-book of Washington when a schoolboy.
A: From a collection of quotations found on the Internet.
N: In "Correct Quotes for DOS," WordStar International, 1991.
K: Speech to both Houses of Congress, Jan. 8, 1790.
   


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