Though I prize, as I ought, the good opinion of my fellow citizens; yet, if I know myself, I would not seek or retain popularity at the expense of one social duty or moral virtue.

George Washington (1732-1799) American military leader, Founding Father, US President (1789-1797)
Letter to Henry “Light-Horse Harry” Lee (22 Sep 1788)
Added on 7-Aug-12 | Last updated 7-Aug-12
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