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Not unconscious in the outset of the inferiority of my qualifications , experience in
my own eyes , perhaps still more in the eyes of others , has strengthened the
motives to diffidence of myself , and every day the increasing weight of years ...
Let experience solve it . To listen to mere speculation in such a case were
criminal . We are authorized to hope that a proper organization of the whole , with
the auxiliary agency of governments for the respective subdivisions , will afford a
They must inevitably experience the infractions and interruptions which all
alliances in all times have experienced . Sensible of те VCIS this momentous
truth , you have improved upon your [ 12 ] WASHINGTON ' S FAREWELL
In all the changes to which you may be invited , remember that time and habit are
at least as necessary to fix the true character of governments as of other human
institutions , that experience is the surest standard by which to test the real ...
It is an illusion which experience must cure , which a just pride ought to discard .
In offering to you , my countrymen , these counsels of an old and affectionate
friend , I dare not hope they will make the strong and lasting impression I could
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