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R. Buckminster Fuller

“Search others for their virtue, and yourself for your vices.” –R. Buckminster Fuller, inventor, born July 12th, 1895 Happy Birthday!!

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James Madison

“To suppose that any form of government will secure liberty or happiness without any virtue in the people, is a chimerical idea.” –James Madison, 4th President of the United States, born March 16th, 1751 Happy Birthday!!

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Baruch Spinoza

“Peace is not an absence of war, it is a virtue, a state of mind, a disposition for benevolence, confidence, justice.” – Baruch Spinoza, Dutch philosopher, November 24th, 1632 – February 21st, 1677

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George Washington

“I hope I shall possess firmness and virtue enough to maintain what I consider the most enviable of all titles, the character of an honest man.” – George Washington, Founding Father and First President of the United States, February 22nd, … Continue reading

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C.S. Lewis

“Courage is not simply one of the virtues, but the form of every virtue at the testing point.” – C.S. Lewis, author best known for Chronicles of Narnia, November 29th, 1898 – November 22nd, 1963 Happy Birthday!!

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David Hume

“Heaven and hell suppose two distinct species of men, the good and the bad. But the greatest part of mankind float betwixt vice and virtue.” –David Hume, philosopher, born May 7th, 1711 Happy Birthday!!

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