[SATLUG] IBM Linux Commercial
brad at shub-internet.org
Tue Jan 8 02:50:42 CST 2008
On 1/8/08, John Chalinder wrote:
> However, if we're going to quote
> our venerable Founding Father, Benjamin Franklin, let us honor him by
> quoting him correctly.
If you're going to do that, then you should do that.
> The quote goes like this:
> "Any society that would give up a little liberty to gain a little
> security will deserve neither and lose both."
That's not how the quote goes. I did the research on this one for my
.sig a while back. Here's the correct, attributed quote:
"Those who would give up essential Liberty, to purchase a little
temporary Safety, deserve neither Liberty nor Safety."
-- Benjamin Franklin (1706-1790), reply of the Pennsylvania
Assembly to the Governor, November 11, 1755
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