• Freedom is not a gift bstowed upon us by other men. It is a right that belongs to us by the God of laws and nature ~Benjamin Franklin
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  • “In this world nothing can be said to be certain, except death and taxes.” ~Benjamin Franklin (1789)
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  • “When Men are employ’d they are best contented. For on the Days they work’d they were good-natur’d and chearful; and with the consciousness of having done a good Days work they spent the Evenings jollily; but on the idle Days they were mutinous and quarrelsome, finding fault with their Pork, the Bread, and in continual ill-humour.” ~Benjamin Franklin (1771)
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  • “When Men are employ’d they are best contented. For on the Days they work’d they were good-natur’d and chearful; and with the consciousness of having done a good Days work they spent the Evenings jollily.” ~Benjamin Franklin (1771)
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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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  • “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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  • “It is a common observation here that our cause is the cause of all mankind, and that we are fighting for their liberty in defending our own.” ~Benjamin Franklin (1777)
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  • “[Members of Congress] are the Servants of the People, sent together to do the People’s Business…” ~Benjamin Franklin (1785)
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  • “When Men are employ’d they are best contented. For on the Days they work’d they were good-natur’d and chearful; and with the consciousness of having done a good Days work they spent the Evenings jollily; but on the idle Days they were mutinous and quarrelsome, finding fault with their Pork, the Bread, and in continual ill-humour.” ~Benjamin Franklin (1771)
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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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