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   Respectfully Quoted: A Dictionary of Quotations.  1989.
 
 
NUMBER:347
AUTHOR:Benjamin Franklin (1706–90)
QUOTATION:God grant, that not only the Love of Liberty, but a thorough Knowledge of the Rights of Man, may pervade all the Nations of the Earth, so that a Philosopher may set his Foot anywhere on its Surface, and say, “This is my Country.”
ATTRIBUTION:BENJAMIN FRANKLIN, letter to David Hartley, December 4, 1789.—The Writings of Benjamin Franklin, ed. Albert H. Smyth, vol. 10, p. 72 (1907).
SUBJECTS:Country
WORKS:Benjamin Franklin Collection
 
 
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