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Of all the properties which belong to honorable men, not one is so highly prized as that of character.Clay, Henry
Source: HENRY CLAY.The Clay Code, or Text-Book of Eloquence, a Collection of Axioms, Apothegms, Sentiments Gathered from the Public Speeches of Henry Clay, ed. G. Vandenhoff, p. 93 .Clay served in the House of Representatives 18111814, 18151821, and 18231825; he was Speaker every year except 1821. He was a senator 18061807, 18101811, 18311842, and 18491852. · This quote is about character · Search on Google Books to find all references and sources for this quotation.
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