Benjamin Franklin: Founding Father Quote




Benjamin Franklin Quote
United States Founding Father

Quote 912 details Share on Google+ - Quote 912 Linked In Share Button - Quote 912 In these sentiments, sire, I agree to this Constitution, with all its faults, if they are such; because i think a General Government necessary for us, and there is no form of government, but what may be a blessing of the people if well administered; and believe further, that this is likely to be well administered for a course of years, and can only end in despotism, as other forms have done before it, when the people shall become so corrupted as to need despotic government, being incapable of any other.

Benjamin Franklin: debates in the Constitutional Convention, September 17, 1787
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