Without Freedom of Thought, there can be no such Thing as Wisdom; and no such Thing as publick Liberty, without Freedom of Speech.

Benjamin Franklin (1706-1790) American statesman, scientist, philosopher
Letter #8 from “Silence Dogood” (pseud.), in The New-England Courant, Boston (9 Jul 1722)

Inscribed on Cox Corridor II, first floor House corridor, U.S. Capitol.
Added on 29-Sep-07 | Last updated 29-Sep-07
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