George Washington

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Noun1.George Washington - 1st President of the United StatesGeorge Washington - 1st President of the United States; commander-in-chief of the Continental Army during the American Revolution (1732-1799)
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If I were vain enough to believe only half of your majesty's words, I should consider myself a valuable, indispensable man.
Xi no doubt justifies his actions to himself by believing that he is the indispensable man for China's modernisation, but the cemeteries are full of indispensable men.
He refused to hide and in the second Test mowed down 15 Kiwis while missing three still too many to let pass in one game, maybe, but Moriarty the younger, who has a line from the poem The Indispensable Man by Saxon White Kessinger tattoed on one of his biceps, had shown he was made of the right stuff.
Yet as Scott Walker found, in attempting a run similar to Rubio's, it's easy to be overwhelmed and discarded in a large field that has yet to find its indispensable man.
De Klerk, the last white President, negotiated the transfer of power from the white minority to the black majority, he really was the indispensable man.
Dowdy's (not uncontroversial) relief demonstrates that there is no indispensable man, and if a commander loses confidence in a subordinate, the subordinate must go.