[SATLUG] IBM Linux Commercial

Brad Knowles 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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