To encourage literature and the arts is a duty which every good citizen owes to his country. —George Washington

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To encourage literature and the arts is a duty which every good citizen owes to his country.


1st U.S. President


Nan from Mississippi AUGUST 2, 2017
Love this. My daughter began MS School of the Arts today! This quote will come from n handy.

Cheri from AZ AUGUST 1, 2017
love this quote, I'll remember it forever.

Les from Texas AUGUST 1, 2017
So true, all that children want to do these days are using social apps and playing games one their phones, PC's or gaming systems. I fear we are seeing the dumbing down of America!

RJ from Valley of the Sun AUGUST 1, 2017
To encourage ANY kind of intellectual stimulation is completely for the good of a country and its people!

Ada from USA AUGUST 1, 2017
To encourage Literature and Arts, is multiple times better then encouraging wars and hate.

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