“They who can give up essential liberty to obtain a little temporary safety deserve neither liberty nor safety.”

That wise man was Benjamin Franklin, the world’s first international celebrity and a founding father of the United States.

Today is the day of Franklin’s birth, he was born in 1706.

Though he invented many things, helped to shape our nation, and created American Diplomacy, his greatest legacy is is advice.

We could benefit from a refresher course on his thoughts!