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George Washington

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"My first wish is to see this plague of mankind, war, banished from the earth." War & Peace 3.9 avg (7 votes)
"War - an act of violence whose object is to constrain the enemy, to accomplish our will." War & Peace 3.9 avg (7 votes)
"Labor to keep alive in your breast that little spark of celestial fire called conscience." Morality 3.7 avg (3 votes)
"I hope I shall possess firmness and virtue enough to maintain what I consider the most enviable of all titles, the character of an honest man." Virtue 3.6 avg (7 votes)
"My observation is that whenever one person is found adequate to the discharge of a duty. Iit is worse executed by two persons, and scarcely done at all if three or more are employed therein." Work 3.6 avg (7 votes)
"There is but one straight course, and that is to seek truth and pursue it steadily." Truth & Lies 3.5 avg (4 votes)
"I walk on untrodden ground. There is scarcely any part of my conduct which may not hereafter be drawn into precedent." Miscellaneous 2.3 avg (3 votes)

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