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The Liberty Tribune

Our blog consists of vineyard happenings, winemaking insights, event highlights,
and curated quotes from Founders!
 

Benjamin Franklin
 
July 20, 2022 | Benjamin Franklin

The Best Things to Give

“The best thing to give to your enemy is forgiveness; to an opponent, tolerance; to a friend, your heart; to your child, a good example; to a father, deference; to your mother, conduct that will make her proud of you; to yourself, respect; to all others, charity.”

Time Posted: Jul 20, 2022 at 12:00 PM Permalink to The Best Things to Give Permalink
Richard Henry Lee
 
July 4, 2022 | Richard Henry Lee

A Declaration

“That these united colonies are, and of right ought to be, free and independent states; that they are absolved from all allegiance to the British crown; and that all political connection between them and the State of Great Britain is, and ought to be, totally dissolved.”

Time Posted: Jul 4, 2022 at 1:00 AM Permalink to A Declaration Permalink
Benjamin Franklin
 
May 11, 2022 | Benjamin Franklin

Wine as Therapy

"Wine makes daily living easier, less hurried with fewer tensions and more tolerance."

Time Posted: May 11, 2022 at 1:02 PM Permalink to Wine as Therapy Permalink
Benjamin Franklin
 
April 27, 2022 | Benjamin Franklin

Wine, then Water

"Take counsel in wine, but resolve afterwards in water."

Time Posted: Apr 27, 2022 at 1:00 PM Permalink to Wine, then Water Permalink
Dr. Joseph Warren
 
April 20, 2022 | Dr. Joseph Warren

The Prize of Liberty

Boston, Aug. 24, 1774.

Gentlemen, – Your elegant and benevolent favor of the lst instant yielded us that support and consolation amid our distresses, which the generous sympathy of assured friends can never fail to inspire. ‘Tis the part of this people to frown on danger, face to face ; to stand the focus of rage and malevolence of the inexorable enemies of American freedom. Permit us to glory in the dangerous distinction; and be assured, that, while actuated by the spirit and confident of the aid of such noble auxiliaries, we are compelled to support the conflict. When liberty is the prize, who would shun the warfare ? Who would stoop to waste a coward thought on life? We esteem no sacrifice too great, no conflict too severe, to redeem our inestimable rights and privileges. ‘Tis for you, brethren, for ourselves, for our united posterity, we hazard all; and permit us humbly to hope, that such a measure of vigilance, fortitude, and perseverance will still be afforded us, that, by patiently suffering and nobly daring, we may eventually secure that more precious than Hesperian fruit, the golden apples of freedom. We eye the hand of Heaven in the rapid and wonderful union of the colonies; and that generous and universal emulation to prevent the sufferings of the people of this place gives a prelibation of the cup of deliverance. May unerring Wisdom dictate the measures to be recommended by the [Continental] congress! May a smiling God conduct this people through the thorny paths of difficulty, and finally gladden our hearts with success!

We are, gentlemen, your friends in the cause of liberty,

Joseph Warren, Chairman

Source: DrJosephWarren.com

Time Posted: Apr 20, 2022 at 12:01 PM Permalink to The Prize of Liberty Permalink
Thomas Jefferson
 
April 13, 2022 | Thomas Jefferson

Wine <> Friendship

"I find friendship to be like wine, raw when new, ripened with age, the true old man's milk and restorative cordial."

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Dr. Joseph Warren
 
April 6, 2022 | Dr. Joseph Warren

Doctor's Rx

"May our land be a land of liberty, the seat of virtue, the asylum of the oppressed, a name and a praise in the whole earth."

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Benjamin Franklin
 
March 30, 2022 | Benjamin Franklin

Rain into Wine

"Behold the rain which descends from heaven upon our vineyards; there it enters the roots of the vines, to be changed into wine; a constant proof that God loves us, and loves to see us happy."

Time Posted: Mar 30, 2022 at 2:13 PM Permalink to Rain into Wine Permalink
George Washington
 
March 16, 2022 | George Washington

His Excellency's Wine Pairing

“My manner of living is plain and I do not mean to be put out of it. A glass of wine and a bit of mutton are always ready.”

Time Posted: Mar 16, 2022 at 11:53 AM Permalink to His Excellency's Wine Pairing Permalink