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Benjamin Franklin (1706 - 1790)
US author, diplomat, inventor, physicist, politician, & printer [more author details]
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He that lives upon hope will die fasting.
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Benjamin Franklin
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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Benjamin Franklin
If you know how to spend less than you get, you have the philosopher's stone.
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Benjamin Franklin
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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Benjamin Franklin
If you would persuade, you must appeal to interest rather than intellect.
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If you wouldst live long, live well, for folly and wickedness shorten life.
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If your head is wax, don't walk in the sun.
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Love your enemies, for they tell you your faults.
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Love your enemies; for they shall tell you all your faults.
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Never leave that till tomorrow which you can do today.
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Old boys have their playthings as well as young ones; the difference is only in the price.
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Rebellion to tyrants is obedience to God.
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Remember not only to say the right thing in the right place, but far more difficult still, to leave unsaid the wrong thing at the tempting moment.
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Search others for their virtues, thyself for thy vices.
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