When I find any officer that answers me with firmness, intelligence, and clearness, I set him down in my list for making of his service on proper occasions.

Frederick II (1712-1786) King of Prussia (a.k.a. Frederick the Great)
“Morning the Fourth: On Private Politics” The Confessions of Frederick the Great [ed. D. Sladen (1915)]

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