Benjamin Franklin’s Famous Quotes “Love your Enemies, for they tell you your Faults.” “He that falls in love with himself will have no rivals.” “There never was a good war or a bad peace.” “He that lies down with Dogs, shall rise up with fleas.” “Better slip with foot than tongue.” “Look before, or you’ll find yourself behind.”
For a people who are free, and who mean to remain so, a well-organized and armed militia is their best security. When you abandon freedom to achieve security, you lose both and deserve neither . The only security of all is in a free press.
Benjamin Franklin quote: War is when the government tells you who the bad guy is.
“To be good, and to do good, is all we have to do.” “Facts are stubborn things; and whatever may be our wishes, our inclinations, or the dictates of our passion, they cannot alter the state of facts and evidence.” “Virtue is not always amiable.” “Our obligations to our country never cease but with our lives.
“We hold these truths to be self-evident: that all men are created equal. . . .” “it is the great parent of science & of virtue: and that a nation will be great in both, always in proportion as it is free.” “our liberty depends on the freedom of the press, and that cannot be limited without being lost.”
Nothing is certain except death and taxes – This famous quote about taxes originated with Benjamin Franklin in 1789. Over 200 years later, it still rings true.
“Our new Constitution is now established, everything seems to promise it will be durable; but, in this world, nothing is certain except death and taxes,” Franklin said.
“ Democracy is two wolves and a lamb , voting on what to have for dinner. Liberty is a well-armed lamb contesting the vote.” This well known quote has been attributed to Benjamin Franklin , but not confirmed. In a democracy , the majority rules either directly or through its elected representatives.
Adams political family
|Current region||Massachusetts, U.S.|
|Place of origin||Braintree, Essex, England|
|Connected families||Baldwin family (U.S.) Taft family (U.S.) Spencer family (UK)|
|Motto||Fidem libertatem amicitiam retinebis (“Hold fast to liberty, friendship, and faith”)|
George Washington > Quotes “It is better to offer no excuse than a bad one.” “ It is better to be alone than in bad company .” “If freedom of speech is taken away, then dumb and silent we may be led, like sheep to the slaughter.” “My mother was the most beautiful woman I ever saw.
John Adams did not have a campaign slogan .