• “If by the liberty of the press were understood merely the liberty of discussing the propriety of public measures and political opinions, let us have as much of it as you please: But if it means the liberty of affronting, calumniating and defaming one another, I, for my part, own myself willing to part with my share of it, whenever our legislators shall please so to alter the law and shall chearfully consent to exchange my liberty of abusing others for the privilege of not being abused myself.” ~Benjamin Franklin (1789)
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  • “Without freedom of thought there can be no such thing as wisdom; and no such thing as public liberty, without freedom of speech.” ~Benjamin Franklin (1722)
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  • “Without freedom of thought there can be no such thing as wisdom; and no such thing as public liberty, without freedom of speech.” ~Benjamin Franklin (1722)
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  • “Without freedom of thought there can be no such thing as wisdom; and no such thing as public liberty, without freedom of speech.” ~Benjamin Franklin (1722)
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  • “He that goes a borrowing goes a sorrowing.” ~Benjamin Franklin (1758)
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  • “In reality there is perhaps no one of our natural passions so hard to subdue as pride. Disguise it, struggle with it, beat it down, stifle it, mortify it as much as one pleases, it is still alive, and will now and then peek out and show itself.” ~Benjamin Franklin (1771)
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  • “Resolve to perform what you ought. Perform without fail what you resolve.” ~Benjamin Franklin (1771)
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  • “If men are so wicked with religion, what would they be if without it?” ~Benjamin Franklin
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  • “It is very imprudent to deprive America of any of her privileges. If her commerce and friendship are of any importance to you, they are to be had on no other terms than leaving her in the full enjoyment of her rights.” ~Benjamin Franklin
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  • “How many observe Christ’s birth-day! How few, his precepts! O! ‘tis easier to keep Holidays than Commandments.” ~Benjamin Franklin (1743)
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