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"All see, and most admire, the glare which hovers round the external trappings of elevated office. To me there is nothing in it, beyond the lustre which may be reflected from its connection with a power of promoting human felicity."
George Washington (more quotes by George Washington or books by/about George Washington)
(1732-1799) Founding Father, 1st US President, 'Father of the Country'
letter to Catherine Macaulay Graham, 1790
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