» Add Quotes to Your Site - Quote Generatoradd quote of the day, random quotes or by topic (e.g. funny quotes) Quote DB :: Authors :: Benjamin Franklin :: View Quote View Quote "They that can give up essential liberty to obtain a little temporary safety deserve neither liberty nor safety." - Copy to Clipboard -- Benjamin Franklin Listed in: Liberty Add Quote To Your Quote List Rating: 4.81 Rate Quote 162 votes submitted Your Name: Friend's Email: Top 5 quotes from Benjamin Franklin "Any society that would give up a little liberty to gain a little security will deserve neither and lose both." "Beer is living proof that God loves us and wants us to be happy." "Be civil to all; sociable to many; familiar with few; friend to one; enemy to none." "Where there's marriage without love, there will be love without marriage." "Some are weather-wise, some are otherwise." Top 5 quotes from Liberty "The people are their own liberators." "Guard with jealous attention the public liberty. Suspect everyone who approaches that jewel." "If liberty means anything at all, it means the right to tell people what they do not want to hear." "The tree of liberty must be refreshed from time to time with the blood of patriots and tyrants." "They that can give up essential liberty to obtain a little temporary safety deserve neither liberty nor safety."