This quote is more relevant now than at any other point in my lifetime. “Those who would give up essential liberty, to purchase a little temporary safety, deserve neither liberty nor safety.” -Benjamin Franklin
Benjamin Franklin once said of America: "a republic, if you can keep it." It's time we all agree that the American experiment is bigger than one person or one party. We can choose to move forward as a nation or fall apart into our tribes. I choose the *United* States of America.
“Justice will not be served until those who are unaffected are as outraged as those who are” Benjamin Franklin
Here is Thomas Jefferson's “Original Rough Draught" of Declaration of Independence (with revisions added by John Adams and Benjamin Franklin), 1776:
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“Whoever would overthrow the liberty of a nation must begin by subduing the freeness of speech.” — Benjamin Franklin, 1722
"It is the first responsibility of every citizen to question authority." Benjamin Franklin
"Believe none of what you hear and half of what you see." Benjamin Franklin