Benjamin Franklin: Founding Father Quote

Benjamin Franklin Quote
United States Founding Father

Quote 934 details Share on Google+ - Quote 934 Linked In Share Button - Quote 934 We assemble parliaments and councils, to have the benefit of their collected wisdom; but we necessarily have, at the same time, the inconveniences of their collected passions, prejudices and private interests. By the help of these, artful men overpower their wisdom, and dupe its possessors; and if we may judge by the acts, arrets, and edicts all the world over, for regulating commerce, an assembly of great men is the greatest for upon earth.

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