Tuesday, October 28, 2008

Thought I'm Pondering Today:

"Those who would give up essential liberty to purchase a little temporary safety deserve neither liberty nor safety. " Benjamin Franklin

14 comments:

Mike said...

That's not very liberal of you!

Liberals say WAR IS BAD STOP WAR and WE ARE ENTITLED TO OUR RIGHTS!

Benjamin was righter than right I say.

Gary Rith Pottery Blog said...

and then there is unbeing dead over there! thanks for this J!

Kimmy said...

Wonderful wonderful quote!! Food for thought no matter what party you are voting.

Arv said...

Lovely quote... Its sad to see that most of us dont realise it at all :(

take care mate.. .cheers :)

Vixen said...

I had never heard that before, but I certainly agree!

Vixen said...

By the way, I tagged you.
http://vixensden.com/?p=834

Hope you don't mind!

Paticus said...

Amen!

lala said...

Very nice quote and appropriate I do believe.

;-)

Here, There, Elsewhere... and more said...

Interesting thought - I certainly agree...
I'm in the midst of gift-wrapping an early Christmas present for all my delightful favourite bloggers - it'll be ready this evening if you'd like to pop by my blog and pick it up..:)

Real Live Lesbian said...

One of my favorite quotes!

French Fancy said...

from one dog fanatic to another - hello. I come to your blog via the black box widget, glad I made it.

Come and say hello

Jessica said...

Mike,
lol Yes, yes! I agree. :)

Gary,
My pleasure! :)

Kimmy,
It is...that's why it stood out to me so much. :)

Arv,
I hope more do! It's so important.

Vixen,
I was scouring though some quotes of his, and found it. Great one!

Welcome Paticus. :) Thanks for stopping by! Come back anytime.

Lala,
Very!

India,
I loved your present! :) I will be ordering with my next paycheck.

Real Live,
It's so great! :)

French Fancy,
Thanks for coming by! I just recently added the black box. Kinda neat! :) I will be stopping by your blog soon.

Barbara(aka Layla) said...

Hi Jess, I like the new look! Sorry I haven't been around much. Things are settling down a bit.

My mind can't even comprehend this quote, still kinda foggy today.

Jessica said...

Barb,
Thanks for dropping by. :)
I hope things are feeling and going a bit better for you.