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Benjamin Franklin

 

“I confess that there are several parts of this Constitution which I do not at present approve, but I am not sure I shall never approve them. For having lived long, I have experienced many instances of being obliged by better information, or fuller consideration, to change opinions even on important subjects, which I once thought right, but found to be otherwise.”

Short speech to the Constitutional Convention before the signing of the Constitution’s final draft, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA, Monday 17 September 1787

Benjamin Franklin was born on 17 January 1706 and died on 17 April 1790. He was one of America’s founding fathers. He was also a writer, a politician, a scientist with an admirable list of inventions to his ...

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