• “Sir, there are two passions which have a powerful influence in the affairs of men . . . ambition and avarice — the love of power and the love of money . . . When united . . . they have . . . the most violent effects. Place before the eyes of such men a post of honor, that shall, at the same time, be a place of profit, and they will move heaven and earth to obtain it …” ~Benjamin Franklin, address at the Constitutional Convention titled “Dangers of a Salaried Bureaucracy,” June 2, 1787
    Advertisements
Published in: on June 28, 2017 at 9:43 am  Leave a Comment  

The URI to TrackBack this entry is: https://founderswisdom.wordpress.com/2017/06/28/6842/trackback/

RSS feed for comments on this post.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: