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Benjamin Franklin

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Biography - Benjamin Franklin:

Born: 1706 - Died: 1790
Period:
18th century
Place of birth: United States
United States

Quote

They who can give up essential liberty to obtain a little temporary safety, deserve neither liberty nor safety.
Benjamin Franklin




Translation  

Translation

(French, German)


French
Ceux qui sont prêts à abandonner une liberté fondamentale, pour obtenir temporairement un peu de sécurité, ne méritent ni la liberté ni la sécurité.”
Benjamin Franklin

German
Wer wesentliche Freiheit aufgeben kann um eine geringfügige bloß jeweilige Sicherheit zu bewirken, verdient weder Freiheit, noch Sicherheit.”
Benjamin Franklin




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People demand freedom of speech as a compensation for the freedom of thought which they seldom use.”
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"Just living is not enough," said the butterfly, "one must have sunshine, freedom and a little flower."”
Hans Christian Andersen
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There is no easy walk to freedom anywhere.”
Nelson Mandela
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This is the highest wisdom that I own; freedom and life are earned by those alone who conquer them each day anew.”
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe - Faust: A Tragedy
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Forgiveness is the key to action and freedom.”
Hannah Arendt
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Liberty means responsibility. That is why most men dread it.”
George Bernard Shaw
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Benjamin Franklin also said...


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There was never a good war, or a bad peace.”
Benjamin Franklin
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Love your Enemies, for they tell you your faults.”
Benjamin Franklin
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At twenty years of age the will reigns; at thirty, the wit; and at forty, the judgment.”
Benjamin Franklin
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The doorstep to the temple of wisdom is a knowledge of our own ignorance.”
Benjamin Franklin
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Dost thou love life? Then do not squander time, for that is the stuff life is made of.”
Benjamin Franklin
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The way to see by Faith is to shut the Eye of Reason.”
Benjamin Franklin
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