"There was never a good war, or a bad peace."
"He who joyfully marches to music in rank and file has already earned my contempt. He has been given a large brain by mistake, since for him the spinal cord would suffice."Benjamin Franklin on Albert Einstein
"One of the greatest casualties of the war in Vietnam is the Great Society... shot down on the battlefield of Vietnam."Benjamin Franklin on Martin Luther King, Jr.
"The release of atomic energy has not created a new problem. It has merely made more urgent the necessity of solving an existing one."Benjamin Franklin on Albert Einstein
"Every gun that is made, every warship launched, every rocket fired, signifies in the final sense a theft from those who hunger and are not fed, those who are cold and are not clothed."Benjamin Franklin on Dwight D. Eisenhower
"We shall defend our island, whatever the cost may be, we shall fight on the beaches, we shall fight on the landing grounds, we shall fight in the fields and in the streets, we shall fight in the hills we shall never surrender."Benjamin Franklin on Winston Churchill
"At twenty years of age the will reigns at thirty, the wit and at forty, the judgment."
"To Follow by faith alone is to follow blindly."
"Whatever is begun in anger ends in shame."
"Anger is never without a reason, but seldom with a good one."
"Marriage is the most natural state of man, and... the state in which you will find solid happiness."