One’s true happiness depends more upon one’s own judgment of one’s self, or a consciousness of rectitude in action and intention, and the approbation of those few, who judge impartially, than upon the applause of the unthinking, undiscerning multitude, who are apt to cry Hosanna today, and tomorrow, Crucify him.

Benjamin Franklin (1706-1790) American statesman, scientist, philosopher
Letter to Mrs. Jane Mecom (1 Mar 1766)
Added on 30-Jun-11 | Last updated 30-Jun-11
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