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Character is the essence of all that a man has seen in life and regards as high and exalted. Character is like truth: the substance of the things that a man has forgotten but the substance of the things that are worth remembering in life.

 
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Douglas Southall Freeman
Douglas Southall Freeman
  • Born: May 16, 1886
  • Died: June 13, 1953
  • Nationality: American
  • Profession: Historian

Douglas Southall Freeman was an American historian, biographer, newspaper editor, and author. He is best known for his multi-volume biographies of Robert E. Lee and George Washington, for which he was awarded two Pulitzer Prizes.

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