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  • George Washington
    George Washington
    First president of the US 1732-1799
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    I do not mean to exclude altogether the idea of patriotism. I know it exists, and I know it has done much in the present contest. But I will venture to assert, that a great and lasting war can never be supported on this principle alone. It must be aided b
  • Carroll Quigley
    Carroll Quigley
    American historian and theorist 1910-1977
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    There were people who said the Society of Cincinnati in the American revolution, of which George Washington was one of the shining lights, was a branch of the Illuminati.
  • George Washington
    George Washington
    First president of the US 1732-1799
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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 the appellation.
  • Denzel Washington
    Denzel Washington
    American actor, director, and producer 1954-
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    I made a commitment to completely cut out drinking and anything that might hamper me from getting my mind and body together. And the floodgates of goodness have opened upon me-spiritually and financially.
  • George Washington
    George Washington
    First president of the US 1732-1799
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    If the freedom of speech is taken away then dumb and silent we may be led, like sheep to the slaughter.
  • Booker T. Washington
    Booker T. Washington
    American Black Leader and Educator 1856-1915
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    If you can't read, it's going to be hard to realize dreams.
  • George Washington
    George Washington
    First president of the US 1732-1799
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    My first wish is to see this plague of mankind, war, banished from the earth.
  • Booker T. Washington
    Booker T. Washington
    American Black Leader and Educator 1856-1915
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    No greater injury can be done to any youth than to let him feel that because he belongs to this or that race he will be advanced in life regardless of his own merits or efforts.
  • Booker T. Washington
    Booker T. Washington
    American Black Leader and Educator 1856-1915
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    Nothing ever comes to me, that is worth having, except as the result of hard work.
    Source: Up From Slavery (1901) ch. XII
  • Booker T. Washington
    Booker T. Washington
    American Black Leader and Educator 1856-1915
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    Of all forms of slavery there is none that is so harmful and degrading as that form of slavery which tempts one human being to hate another by reason of his race or color. One man cannot hold another man down in the ditch without remaining down in the ditch with him.
    Source: An Address on Abraham Lincoln before the Republican Club of New York City (1909)
  • George Washington
    George Washington
    First president of the US 1732-1799
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    Over grown military establishments are under any form of government inauspicious to liberty, and are to be regarded as particularly hostile to republican liberty.
  • George Washington
    George Washington
    First president of the US 1732-1799
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    Some day, following the example of the United States of America, there will be a United States of Europe.
  • Adlai E. Stevenson II
    Adlai E. Stevenson II
    American lawyer, politician, and diplomat 1900-1965
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    The New Dealers have all left Washington to make way for the car dealers.
  • Booker T. Washington
    Booker T. Washington
    American Black Leader and Educator 1856-1915
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    The world cares very little what you or I know, but it does care a great deal about what you or I do.
    Source: Speech in Boston, 30-7-1903
  • Booker T. Washington
    Booker T. Washington
    American Black Leader and Educator 1856-1915
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    There are two ways of exerting one's strength: one is pushing down, the other is pulling up.
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