George Washington's Rules of Civility and Decent Behavior: ...And Other Important Writings
"Labour to keep alive in your breast that little celestial fire called conscience."
"Run not in the streets. . .nor with mouth open; go not upon the toes nor in a dancing fashion."
George Washington was known as a remarkably modest and courteous man. Humility and flawless manners were so ingrained in his character that he rarely if ever acted without them.
The "Rules of Civility and Decent Behavior" that governed Washington's etiquette were by turns practical, inspirational and curious. These rules are as instructive and invaluable today as they were hundreds of years ago.
George Washington's Rules of Civility and Decent Behavior includes the complete text of the rules, as well as famous Washington writings such as:
-Farewell to the Armies speech
-Address at the End of His Presidency
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Review: George Washington's Rules of Civility and Decent Behavior: ...and Other Important WritingsUser Review - John Yelverton - Goodreads
George Washington wrote so very little, and this book makes me yearn that he had written more. Every word is golden and true today just as much as they were two hundred years ago. Read full review
Washington a great manUser Review - Overstock.com
The book gives insight into our first president and why he was so respected, Should be a standard for all presidents.
George Washington's Rules of Civility and Decent Behaviour
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