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George Washington

1732-1799 ,  the first American President
George WashingtonCommander-in-Chief of the Continental Army in the American Revolutionary War from 1775 to 1783, and later became the first President of the United States of America, an office to which he was elected, unanimously, twice and remained in from 1789 to 1797. He is generally regarded as the “Father of his country”.
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It is better to be alone than in bad company.

There is a Destiny which has the control of our actions, not to be resisted by the strongest efforts of Human Nature.

Few men have virtue to withstand the highest bidder.

Be courteous to all, but intimate with few, and let those few be well tried before you give them your confidence.

It is better to offer no excuse than a bad one.

We must consult our means rather than our wishes.

Real men despise battle, but will never run from it.

Worry is the interest paid by those who borrow trouble.

Government is not reason; it is not eloquent; it is force. Like fire, it is a dangerous servant and a fearful master.

It is infinitely better to have a few good men than many indifferent ones.

There is no practice more dangerous than that of borrowing money.


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