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I have lived, Sir, a long time, and the longer I live, the more convincing proofs I see of this truththat God governs in the affairs of men. And if a sparrow cannot fall to the ground without his notice, is it probable that an empire can rise without his aid?Franklin, Benjamin
Source: BENJAMIN FRANKLIN, debates in the Constitutional Convention, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, June 28, 1787.James Madison, Journal of the Federal Convention, ed. E. H. Scott, pp. 25960 .Franklin suggests that the Convention begin its sessions with prayers imploring the assistance of Heaven, and its blessings on our deliberations. · This quote is about uncategorised · Search on Google Books to find all references and sources for this quotation.
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