George Washington

A quote from George Washington

But lest some unlucky event should happen unfavorable to my reputation, I beg it may be remembered by every gentleman in the room that I this day declare with the utmost sincerity, I do not think myself equal to the command I am honored with.

— Said upon accepting the command of the Continental Army. [June 16th, 1775]


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