“They who can give up essential liberty to obtain a little temporary safety, deserve neither liberty nor safety.”
MEMORABLE QUOTES, 21 Dec 2020
Benjamin Franklin was a British-American polymath and one of the Founding Fathers of the United States. Franklin was a leading writer, printer, political philosopher, politician, Freemason, postmaster, scientist, inventor, humorist, civic activist, statesman, and diplomat.
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