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Benjamin Franklin (1706 - 1790)
US author, diplomat, inventor, physicist, politician, & printer [more author details]
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Be slow in choosing a friend, slower in changing.
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Beware of the young doctor and the old barber.
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By my rambling digressions I perceive myself to be growing old.
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Content makes poor men rich; discontentment makes rich men poor.
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Do not anticipate trouble, or worry about what may never happen. Keep in the sunlight.
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Drive thy business or it will drive thee.
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Early to bed and early to rise makes a man healthy, wealthy, and wise.
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Educate your children to self-control, to the habit of holding passion and prejudice and evil tendencies subject to an upright and reasoning will, and you have done much to abolish misery from their future and crimes from society.
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Employ thy time well, if thou meanest to get leisure.
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Energy and persistence conquer all things.
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Genius without education is like silver in the mine.
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Glass, china, and reputation are easily cracked, and never well mended.
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God heals, and the doctor takes the fees.
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Having been poor is no shame, but being ashamed of it, is.
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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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