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Type: President
Nationality: American
Date of Birth: 04/13/1743




 

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No duty the Executive had to perform was so trying as to put the right man in the right place.
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Mankind are more disposed to suffer, while evils are sufferable, than to right themselves by abolishing the forms to which they are accustomed.
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When we get piled upon one another in large cities, as in Europe, we shall become as corrupt as Europe.
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Whenever a man has cast a longing eye on offices, a rottenness begins in his conduct.
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I have seen enough of one war never to wish to see another.
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When angry, count ten before you speak; if very angry, an hundred.
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It takes time to persuade men to do even what is for their own good.
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I find that the harder I work, the more luck I seem to have.
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Do not bite at the bait of pleasure, till you know there is no hook beneath it.
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I am mortified to be told that, in the United States of America, the sale of a book can become a subject of inquiry, and of criminal inquiry too.
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Our country is now taking so steady a course as to show by what road it will pass to destruction, to wit: by consolidation of power first, and then corruption, its necessary consequence.
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As our enemies have found we can reason like men, so now let us show them we can fight like men also.
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No man will ever carry out of the Presidency the reputation which carried him into it.
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There is a natural aristocracy among men. The grounds of this are virtue and talents.
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No free man shall ever be debarred the use of arms.
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Where the press is free and every man able to read, all is safe.
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When you reach the end of your rope, tie a knot in it and hang on.
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Educate and inform the whole mass of the people... They are the only sure reliance for the preservation of our liberty.
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It is in our lives and not our words that our religion must be read.
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The strongest reason for the people to retain the right to keep and bear arms is, as a last resort, to protect themselves against tyranny in government.
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Timid men prefer the calm of despotism to the tempestuous sea of liberty.
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An injured friend is the bitterest of foes.
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No government ought to be without censors; and where the press is free no one ever will.
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The man who reads nothing at all is better educated than the man who reads nothing but newspapers.
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Friendship is but another name for an alliance with the follies and the misfortunes of others. Our own share of miseries is sufficient: why enter then as volunteers into those of another?
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