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Confirm thy soul in self-control.


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To err is nature, to rectify error is glory.
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When it was reported to General Washington that the army was frequently indulging in swearing, he immediately sent out the following order The general is sorry to be informed that the foolish and wicked practice of profane cursing and swearing a vice little known heretofore in the American army is growing into fashion. Let the men and officers reflect 'that we can not hope for the blessing of heaven on our army if we insult it by our impiety and folly.'
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I am once more seated under my own vine and fig tree ... and hope to spend the remainder of my days in peaceful retirement, making political pursuits yield to the more rational amusement of cultivating the earth.
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The company in which you will improve most will be least expensive to you
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The ambassador added that the US was not against the Taliban, per se (and) was not out to destroy the Taliban,
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Let your Discourse with Men of Business be Short and Comprehensive.
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