Quote for the Week


God grant, that not only the Love of Liberty, but a thorough Knowledge of the Rights of Man, may pervade all the Nations of the Earth, so that a Philosopher may set his Foot anywhere on its Surface, and say, ‘This is my Country.’

–Benjamin Franklin, Letter to David Hartley (December 4, 1789); reported in Albert H. Smyth, ed., The Writings of Benjamin Franklin (1907), Volume 10, p. 72; courtesy of Wikiquote

Posted on 18/01/2015, in quote of the week, quotes and tagged , , . Bookmark the permalink. 1 Comment.

  1. Look at the image trending on Facebook among Tea Party types:

    This meme seems to have first started trending in the UK and then was picked up by the Tea Party types.

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