For Honour worthily obtain'd... is in its Nature a personal Thing, and incommunicable to any but those who had some Share in obtaining it.... Let the Distinction die with those who have merited it.
Benjamin Franklin (1706 - 1790)
Source: The Americanization of Benjamin Franklin, Pages: 218
Contributed by: Keith
There was never a good war or a bad peace.
Contributed by: Allison
"Democracy is two wolves and a lamb voting on what to have for lunch. Liberty is a well-armed lamb contesting the vote."
Contributed by: jeepdog
Tell me and I forget, teach me and I remember, involve me and I learn.
Source: Benjamin Franklin
Contributed by: Greissy
"Wish not so much to live long as to live well."
Contributed by: jamie
"Hide not your talents, they for use were made. What's a sun-dial in the shade?"
Contributed by: mujer
Those that can give up essential liberty to obtain a little temporary safety deserve neither liberty nor safety.
Contributed by: Jeffrey
"The way to see by faith is to shut the eye of reason."
Contributed by: Gabriela
"LIGHT PURSE, HEAVY HEART."
Contributed by: erika
We must all hang together, or assuredly we shall all hang separately.
Source: Unknown (attributed)
Contributed by: CajunGypsy
Copyright © 2015 Gaiam, Inc.