It is not then, in the glare of public, but in the shade of private life, that we are to look for the man. Private life is always real life. … It is the private virtues that lay the foundation of all human excellence.

M.L. Weems (1759-1825) American clergyman and author [Mason Locke Weems]
The Life of George Washington (1800)
Added on 1-Feb-04 | Last updated 1-Feb-04
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