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Benjamin Franklin (1706 - 1790)
US author, diplomat, inventor, physicist, politician, & printer [more author details]
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Genius without education is like silver in the mine.
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Benjamin Franklin
Glass, china, and reputation are easily cracked, and never well mended.
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Benjamin Franklin
God heals, and the doctor takes the fees.
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Benjamin Franklin
Having been poor is no shame, but being ashamed of it, is.
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Benjamin Franklin
He is ill clothed that is bare of virtue.
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He that blows the coals in quarrels that he has nothing to do with, has no right to complain if the sparks fly in his face.
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He that can have patience can have what he will.
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He that falls in love with himself will have no rivals.
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He that is good for making excuses is seldom good for anything else.
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He that is of the opinion money will do everything may well be suspected of doing everything for money.
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He that lives upon hope will die fasting.
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He that would live in peace and at ease, must not speak all he knows nor judge all he sees.
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Benjamin Franklin
Hide not your talents, they for use were made. What's a sun-dial in the shade?
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How many observe Christ's birthday! How few, his precepts! O! 'tis easier to keep Holidays than Commandments.
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Benjamin Franklin
I am in the prime of senility.
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If a man empties his purse into his head no one can take it away from him. An investment in knowledge always pays the best interest.
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If you know how to spend less than you get, you have the philosopher's stone.
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If you would be wealthy, think of saving as well as getting.
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If you would know the value of money, go try to borrow some; for he that goes a-borrowing goes a-sorrowing.
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If you would not be forgotten as soon as you are dead and rotten, either write something worth reading or do things worth the writing.
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