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George Washington

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"Happiness and moral duty are inseparably connected." Happiness, Morality 4.0 avg (4 votes)
"Government is not reason; it is not eloquent; it is force. Like fire, it is a dangerous servant and a fearful master." Government 4.9 avg (52 votes)
"Few men have virtue to withstand the highest bidder." Money, Virtue 4.4 avg (5 votes)
"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." Friendship 4.7 avg (19 votes)
"Associate yourself with men of good quality if you esteem your own reputation; for 'tis better to be alone than in bad company." Friendship 4.9 avg (30 votes)
"As Mankind becomes more liberal, they will be more apt to allow that all those who conduct themselves as worthy members of the community are equally entitled to the protections of civil government. I hope ever to see America among the foremost nations of justice and liberality." Politics 4.8 avg (24 votes)
"Arbitrary power is most easily established on the ruins of liberty abused to licentiousness." Morality 5.0 avg (3 votes)

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