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Old 11-01-2012, 01:07 AM
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Default Founder Quotes #2 (Benjamin Franklin)

"We have been assured, Sir, in the Sacred
Writings, that "except the Lord build the House, they labor in vain that build it."
I firmly believe this; and I also believe that without his concurring aid we shall
succeed in this political building no better than the Builders of Babel: We shall
be divided by our partial local interests; our projects will be confounded, and
we ourselves shall become a reproach and bye word down to future ages. And
what is worse, mankind may hereafter from this unfortunate instance, despair
of establishing Governments by Human wisdom and leave it to chance, war and
“Quod scripsi, scripsi"


“Serpent's breath, charm of death and life, thy omen of making!”
Or if you're a traditionalist,
“Anál nathrach, orth’ bháis’s bethad, do chél dénmha!”
And children, say it like you mean it!

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Old 11-01-2012, 01:17 AM
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Default Re: Founder Quotes #2 (Benjamin Franklin)

"Here, OftenCold, hold this kite string..."
Bennie Franklin
Humans Less Than 1% of Life on Earth, But Have Destroyed Half of Its Plants, More Than 80% of All Mammals
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