Shannon Stacey

Happy Independence day!

“They that can give up essential liberty to obtain a little temporary safety deserve neither liberty nor safety.” — Benjamin Franklin

“Liberty cannot be preserved without a general knowledge among the people, who have a right…and a desire to know; but besides this, they have a right, an indisputable, unalienable, indefeasible, divine right to that most dreaded and envied kind of knowledge, I mean of the characters and conduct of their rulers.” — John Adams

“We must all hang together, or assuredly we shall all hang separately.” — Benjamin Franklin

“Yesterday, the greatest question was decided which ever was debated in America; and a greater perhaps never was, nor will be, decided among men. A resolution was passed without one dissenting colony, that those United Colonies are, and of right ought to be, free and independent States.” — John Adams Letter to Mrs. Adams, July 3, 1776

“One man with courage makes a majority.” — Patrick Henry

3 comments to “Happy Independence day!”

  1. Mandy
      · July 4th, 2006 at 9:14 am · Link

    You know its bad when you open your firends blog and think “oh, its the 4th of July”.

    Yeah, I’m on it, man…nothing slips past me *coughs*

  2. PBW
      · July 4th, 2006 at 9:36 am · Link

    Ben Franklin was right. And very hot. I’d have been one of his groupies. :)

    Happy 4th, Shan

  3. Sherry
      · July 5th, 2006 at 12:14 pm · Link

    Love that first quote by Ben Franklin! It’s one of my favorite.

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