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Re: Yesterday's tragedy

Dear Mrs. Leiber

I wrote off list to John Quarterman the quote of T. Paine
"These are the times that try men's souls. The summer soldier and the
sunshine patriot will, in this crisis, shrink from the service of their
country; but he that stands it now, deserves the love and thanks of man and

        Thomas Paine (1737-1809)  December, 1776

He replied Those are good words.  And these are words we will need to
remember in the near future and for some time:

    Those who would give up essential liberties for a  measure of security,
deserve neither liberty nor security.

--Benjamin Franklin

God bless the Americans.


----- Original Message -----
From: "Karen Leiber" <famhistory@ev1.net>
To: <sinclair@quarterman.org>
Sent: Wednesday, September 12, 2001 2:43 PM
Subject: Yesterday's tragedy

For all of our cousins in Canada and across the world thank you for your
prayers for the American people.

In the words of the Japanese Admiral who attached Pearl Harbor nearly 60
years ago, I think they have only awakened a sleeping giant and filled it

[ Excess quotations omitted. ]

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