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Robert E. Lee
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Advice to a woman who expressed her hatred of the North, as quoted in The Life and Campaigns of General Lee (1875) by Edward Lee Childe, p. 331
Thomas Jefferson
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As quoted in: "Public Papers of the Presidents of the United States", National Archives and Records Service, 1984, p. 672
Ronald Reagan
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Remarks at the National Conference of the Building and Construction Trades Department, AFL-CIO, (30 March 1981)) (Source: [1]) - First term of office
George Washington
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Attributed in "Liberty and Government" by W. M., in The Christian Science Journal, Vol. XX, No. 8 (November 1902) edited by Mary Baker Eddy, p. 465
Edward Abbey
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A Voice Crying in the Wilderness (Vox Clamantis in Deserto) (1990)
John Adams
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To the Officers of the First Brigade of the Third Division of the Militia of Massachusetts, 11 October 1798

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