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Let your conversation be…

27 Jan

The Home of Washington (see details*)

“Let your conversation be without malice or envy, for it is a sign of a tractable and commendable nature.” George Washington

*Details on The Home of Washington: By Thomas Oldham Barlow (English, 1824-1889), after Thomas Rossiter (1818-1871) and Louis Mignot (1831-1870), both American, 1860.

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Posted by on January 27, 2012 in Advice

 

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One response to “Let your conversation be…

  1. williamdbailey

    May 20, 2014 at 12:20 pm

    “Let your conversation be without malice or envy, for ’tis a sign of a tractable and commendable nature, and in all causes of passion permit reason to govern.” – George Washington, “The Rules of Civility and Decent Behaviour in Company and Conversation,” Rule #58 ca. 1744; Allen p. 22

     

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