Thursday, May 27, 2010

Benjamin Franklin wanted so badly to see our time. So what th... on Twitpic

Ben Franklin:
I have sometimes almost wished it had been my Destiny to be born two or three Centuries hence. For Inventions of Improvement are prolific, and beget more of their Kind. The present Progress is rapid. Many of great Importance, now unthought of, will before that Period be procur'd; and then I might not only enjoy their Advantages, but have my Curiosity satisfy'd in know what they are to be. (to Rev. John Lathrop, 1788)