• Where is the man to be found who wishes to remain indebted for the defense of his own person and property to the exertions, the bravery, and the blood of others, without making one generous effort to repay the debt of honor and gratitude?

    George Washington, Moncure D. Conway, Julius F. Sachse, Washington Irving, Joseph Meredith Toner (2017). “The Complete Works of George Washington: Military Journals, Rules of Civility, Writings on French and Indian War, Presidential Work, Inaugural Addresses, Messages to Congress, Letters & Biography”, p.997, Madison & Adams
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