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You will never know how much it has cost my generation to preserve your freedom. I hope you will make a good use of it.

Gilbert Stuart, John Adams, American, 1755 – 1828, c. 1800/1815, oil on canvas, Gift of Mrs. Robert Homans

— John Adams (by Gilbert Stuart; Public Domain)

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Humor Friday

Elevate those guns a little lower.

—Andrew Jackson (1837, by Ralph E.W. Earl; Public Domain)

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Humor Friday

We are not retreating – we are advancing in another direction.

MacArthur, Douglas, 2 Aug 45, Manilla, PD

—Douglas MacArthur (Public domain)

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The world is in a constant conspiracy against the brave. It’s the age-old struggle: the roar of the crowd on the one side, and the voice of your conscience on the other.

MacArthur, Douglas, 2 Aug 45, Manilla, PD

—Douglas MacArthur (Public Domain)

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The Nation that makes a great distinction between its scholars and its warriors will have its thinking done by cowards and its fighting done by fools.

Thucydides

—Thucyides, 460 BC – 400 BC

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