Goodness Party Franklin quote 26 Do not give up virtue or liberty for wealth or power

Give up neither virtue nor liberty for wealth or power

Franklin’s wisdom for US: Virtue and liberty are more valuable than wealth and power.

Franklin published this profound bit of wisdom in the 1738 edition of Poor Richard.

It is critical that our government and elected officials do not compromise on our nation’s goodness to obtain wealth or power.

Franklin’s call to action for US: Ensure we are a nation of virtue and liberty. Do not elect officials who seek wealth and power at our nation’s expense.

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“Sell not virtue to purchase wealth, nor liberty to purchase power.”