We do not exist for ourselves. (Thomas Merton)
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George Washington


(1732 – 1799) The successful Commander-in-Chief of the Continental Army in the American Revolutionary War, and later became the first President of the United States. He is universally regarded as the "Father of his Country".

Happiness and moral duty are inseparably connected.
If we desire to avoid insult, we must be able to repel it; if we desire to secure peace, one of the most powerful instruments of our rising prosperity, it must be known, that we are at all times ready for War.
It is better to be alone than in bad company.
It is better to offer no excuse than a bad one.
It is impossible to rightly govern a nation without God and the Bible.
It may be laid down as a primary position, and the basis of our system, that every Citizen who enjoys the protection of a Free Government, owes not only a proportion of his property, but even of his personal services to the defense of it.
It will be found an unjust and unwise jealousy to deprive a man of his natural liberty upon the supposition he may abuse it.
Let your Discourse with Men of Business be Short and Comprehensive.
Let your heart feel for the afflictions and distress of everyone, and let your hand give in proportion to your purse.
Let us with caution indulge the supposition that morality can be maintained without religion. Reason and experience both forbid us to expect that national morality can prevail in exclusion of religious principle.
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