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"To contract new Debts is not the way to pay old ones." - George Washington

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"To contract new Debts is not the way to pay old ones." - +George Washington
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"..keep them at a proper distance, for they will grow upon familiarity, in proportion as you sink in authority." - George Washington

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"..keep them at a proper distance, for they will grow upon familiarity, in proportion as you sink in authority." - +George Washington
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"Bad seed is a robbery of the worst kind: for your pocket-book not only suffers by it, but your preparations are lost and a season passes away unimproved." - George Washington

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"Bad seed is a robbery of the worst kind: for your pocket-book not only suffers by it, but your preparations are lost and a season passes away unimproved." - +George Washington
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"A slender acquaintance with the world must convince every man that actions, not words, are the true criterion of the attachment of friends." - George Washington

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"A slender acquaintance with the world must convince every man that actions, not words, are the true criterion of the attachment of friends." - +George Washington
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"Associate with men of good quality if you esteem your own reputation; for it is better to be alone than in bad company." - George Washington

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"Associate with men of good quality if you esteem your own reputation; for it is better to be alone than in bad company." - +George Washington
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"I hold the maxim no less applicable to public than to private affairs, that honesty is the best policy." - George Washington

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"I hold the maxim no less applicable to public than to private affairs, that honesty is the best policy." - +George Washington
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"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 appellation." - George Washington

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"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 appellation." - +George Washington
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"A people... who are possessed of the spirit of commerce, who see and who will pursue their advantages may achieve almost anything." - George Washington

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"A people... who are possessed of the spirit of commerce, who see and who will pursue their advantages may achieve almost anything." - +George Washington
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"Few men have virtue enough to withstand the highest bidder." - George Washington

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"Few men have virtue enough to withstand the highest bidder." - +George Washington
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"It is our true policy to steer clear of permanent alliance with any portion of the foreign world." - George Washington

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"It is our true policy to steer clear of permanent alliance with any portion of the foreign world." - +George Washington
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"A man's intentions should be allowed in some respects to plead for his actions." - George Washington

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"A man's intentions should be allowed in some respects to plead for his actions." - +George Washington
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"Nothing is a greater stranger to my breast, or a sin that my soul more abhors, than that black and detestable one, ingratitude." - George Washington

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"Nothing is a greater stranger to my breast, or a sin that my soul more abhors, than that black and detestable one, ingratitude." - +George Washington
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