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"The Constitution only gives people the right to pursue happiness. You have to catch it yourself."
"I think vital religion has always suffered when orthodoxy is more
regarded than virtue. The scriptures assure me that at the last day we
shall not be examined on what we thought but what we did."
"Those who would give up essential Liberty, to purchase a little
temporary Safety, deserve neither Liberty nor Safety."- Benjiman
"Sir, there are two passions which have a powerful influence in
the affairs of men. These are ambition and avarice; the love of power
and the love of money. Separately, each of these has great force in
prompting men to action; but, when united in view of the same object,
they have, in many minds, the most violent effects." --Benjamin Franklin, From a speech to the constitutional Convention, 1787
" Only a virtuous people are capable of freedom. As nations become
corrupt and vicious, they have more need of masters." Benjamin Franklin
(April 17, 1787)
"We must all hang together, or assuredly we shall hang separately."-
Benjamin Franklin, (at the signing of the Declaration of Independence)
"Laws too gentle are seldom obeyed; too severe, seldom executed."-Poor Richards Almanac.
Democracy is two wolves and a lamb voting on what to have for lunch.
Liberty is a well-armed lamb contesting the vote! - Benjamin Franklin
Those who beat swords into plowshares usually end up plowing for those who don't.
- Benjamin Franklin http://earlyamerica.com/lives/franklin/index.html