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George F. Jex Quotes  -

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Favorite Quotes  -

Robert The Bruce - "Freedom all solace to man gives, He lives at ease that freely lives."

Unknown - For that is the mark of the Scots of all classes,  that he stands in an attitude towards the past unthinkable to Englishmen, and remembers and cherishes the memory of his forebears, good or bad and there burns alive in him a sense of identity with the dead even to the twentieth generation.

Alexander Smith - "Stirling, like a huge brooch, clasps Highlands and Lowlands together."

Sir William Stirling-Maxwell - "Hours are Time's shafts, and one comes winged with death."
- Motto, of the Scottish Clock, also found on the clock at Keir House, near Dunblane, Scotland.

Plato - "The price good men pay for indifference to public affairs is to be ruled by evil men."

Unknown - "A Camel is a horse designed by a committee."

Robert Burns 1750 - Independently of my enthusiasms as a Scotsman, I have rarely met with anything in history which interests my feelings as a man equal with the story of Bannockburn. On the one hand, a cruel but able usurper, leading on the finest army in Europe, to extinguish the last spark of freedom among a greatly-daring & greatly-injured people; on the other hand, the desperate relics of a gallant nation, devoting themselves to rescue their bleeding country or perish with her. Liberty! thou art a prize truly and indeed invaluable, for never canst thou be too dearly bought."

George Washington, Valley Forge - "If all else fails, I will retreat up the valley of Virginia, plant my flag on the Blue Ridge, rally around the Scots-Irish of that region and make my last stand for liberty amongst a people who will never submit to British tyranny whilst there is a man left to draw a trigger."

Unknown - True leaders are not those who strive to be first, but those who are first to strive and who give their all for the success of the team. True leaders are first to see the need, envision the plan, and empower the team for action. By the strength of the leader's commitment, the power of the team is unleashed.

Abraham Lincoln, 09 Mar 1832 - Upon the subject of education, not presuming to dictate any plan or system respecting it, I can only say that I view it as the most important subject which we as a people can be engaged in.

Abraham Lincoln, 6 Apr 1859 - Those who deny freedom to others, deserve it not for themselves; and, under a just God, can not long retain it.


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