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Quotation by Benjamin Franklin
We must indeed all hang together, or, most assuredly, we shall all hang separately.
Benjamin Franklin (1706–1790), U.S. statesman, writer. Remark, July 4, 1776, at the signing of the Declaration of Independence. Quoted in Ben Franklin Laughing, P.M. Zall (1980).
Replying to John Hancock's remark that the revolutionaries should be unanimous in their action.
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