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Benjamin Franklin (1706 - 1790)
US author, diplomat, inventor, physicist, politician, & printer [more author details]
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If you would persuade, you must appeal to interest rather than intellect.
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Benjamin Franklin
If you wouldst live long, live well, for folly and wickedness shorten life.
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Benjamin Franklin
If your head is wax, don't walk in the sun.
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Benjamin Franklin
Love your enemies, for they tell you your faults.
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Benjamin Franklin
Love your enemies; for they shall tell you all your faults.
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Benjamin Franklin
Never leave that till tomorrow which you can do today.
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Benjamin Franklin
Old boys have their playthings as well as young ones; the difference is only in the price.
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Benjamin Franklin
Rebellion to tyrants is obedience to God.
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Benjamin Franklin
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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Benjamin Franklin
Search others for their virtues, thyself for thy vices.
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Benjamin Franklin
Sloth makes all things difficult, but industry, all things easy. He that rises late must trot all day, and shall scarce overtake his business at night, while laziness travels so slowly that poverty soon overtakes him.
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Benjamin Franklin
So convenient a thing it is to be a reasonable creature, since it enables one to find or make a reason for everything one has a mind to do.
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Benjamin Franklin
There is no kind of dishonesty into which otherwise good people more easily and frequently fall than that of defrauding the government.
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Benjamin Franklin
Three may keep a secret, if two of them are dead.
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Benjamin Franklin
Well done is better than well said.
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Benjamin Franklin
Were it offered to my choice, I should have no objection to a repetition of the same life from its beginning, only asking the advantages authors have in a second edition to correct some faults in the first.
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Benjamin Franklin
Who is rich? He that is content. Who is that? Nobody.
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Benjamin Franklin
Who is wise? He that learns from every One.
Who is powerful? He that governs his Passions.
Who is rich? He that is content.
Who is that? Nobody.
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Benjamin Franklin
You may delay, but time will not.
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Benjamin Franklin
Dost thou love life? Then do not squander time, for that's the stuff life is made of.
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Benjamin Franklin, 'Poor Richard's Almanack,' June 1746
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