• “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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  • “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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  • “History affords us many instances of the ruin of states, by the prosecution of measures ill suited to the temper and genius of their people. The ordaining of laws in favor of one part of the nation, to the prejudice and oppression of another, is certainly the most erroneous and mistaken policy.” ~Benjamin Franklin (1774)
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  • “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.” ~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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  • “Here comes the orator! With his flood of words, and his drop of reason.” ~Benjamin Franklin (1735)
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  • “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.” ~Benjamin Franklin (1789)
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  • “When Men are employ’d they are best contented.” ~Benjamin Franklin (1771)
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