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Gilbert Stuart Williamstown Portrait of George Washington.jpgI 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

George Washington (February 22, 1732December 14, 1799) was an American political leader, military general, statesman, and Founding Father who served as the first president of the United States from 1789 to 1797. Previously, he led Patriot forces to victory in the nation’s War for Independence. He presided at the Constitutional Convention of 1787 which established the U.S. Constitution and a federal government. Washington has been called the “Father of His Country” for his manifold leadership in the formative days of the new nation.

Painting of Washington, by Charles Wilson Peale, standing in a formal pose, in a colonel's uniform, a right hand inserted in shirt

 

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Search others for their virtue, and yourself for your vices.   R. Buckminster Fuller

Richard Buckminster Fuller ( July 12, 1895 – July 1, 1983)[1] was an American architect, systems theorist, author, designer, inventor and futurist. Fuller published more than 30 books, coining or popularizing terms such as “Spaceship Earth“, “Dymaxion” house/car, ephemeralization, synergetic, and “tensegrity“. He also developed numerous inventions, mainly architectural designs, and popularized the widely known geodesic dome. Carbon molecules known as fullerenes were later named by scientists for their structural and mathematical resemblance to geodesic spheres.