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BENJAMIN FRANKLIN
None preaches better than the ant, and she says nothing.
BENJAMIN FRANKLIN
Mine is better than ours.
BENJAMIN FRANKLIN
Force shites upon Reason's Back.
BENJAMIN FRANKLIN
The most exquisite folly is made of wisdom too fine spun
BENJAMIN FRANKLIN
A fat kitchen, a lean will.
BENJAMIN FRANKLIN
A benevolent man should allow a few faults in himself, to keep his friends in countenance.
BENJAMIN FRANKLIN
Many a one, for the sake of finery on the back, has gone with a hungry belly, and half-starved their...
BENJAMIN FRANKLIN
Singularity in the right hath ruined many happy those who are convinced of the general opinion.
BENJAMIN FRANKLIN
Necessity never made a good bargain.
BENJAMIN FRANKLIN
You may delay, but time will not, and lost time is never found again.
BENJAMIN FRANKLIN
Never leave that till to-morrow which you can do to-day.
BENJAMIN FRANKLIN
He that can have Patience, can have what he will
BENJAMIN FRANKLIN
A virtuous heretic shall be saved before a wicked Christian
BENJAMIN FRANKLIN
There never was a good war, or a bad peace. -Benjamin Franklin.
BENJAMIN FRANKLIN
I confess that there are several parts of this Constitution which I do not at present approve, but I...
BENJAMIN FRANKLIN
Tricks and treachery are the practice of fools, that don't have brains enough to be honest.
BENJAMIN FRANKLIN
He that would live in peace and at ease, must not speak all he knows, nor judge all he sees.
BENJAMIN FRANKLIN
God helps those who help themselves.
BENJAMIN FRANKLIN
Those who desire to give up freedom in order to gain security will not have, nor do they deserve, ei...
BENJAMIN FRANKLIN
Many a man thinks he is buying pleasure, when he is really selling himself to it.
BENJAMIN FRANKLIN
Eat not to dullness; drink not to elevation.
BENJAMIN FRANKLIN
A life of leisure and a life of laziness are two different things.
BENJAMIN FRANKLIN
Content makes poor men rich; Discontent makes rich men poor.
BENJAMIN FRANKLIN
Those who love deeply never grow old; they may die of old age, but they die young.
BENJAMIN FRANKLIN
Do not anticipate trouble, or worry about what may never happen. Keep in the sunlight.
BENJAMIN FRANKLIN
A wise man will desire no more than what he may get justly, use soberly, distribute cheerfully, and...
BENJAMIN FRANKLIN
Fools make feasts, and wise men eat them.
BENJAMIN FRANKLIN
You and I were long friends; you are now my enemy, and I am yours.
BENJAMIN FRANKLIN
Here you would know, and enjoy, what prosperity will way of Washington. For a thousand leagues hav...
BENJAMIN FRANKLIN
Glass, China, and Reputation, are easily crack'd and never well mended.
BENJAMIN FRANKLIN
Each year, one vicious habit rooted out, in time ought to make the worst man good.
BENJAMIN FRANKLIN
In this world, nothing is certain but death and taxes.
BENJAMIN FRANKLIN
Sin is not hurtful because it is forbidden, but it is forbidden because it is hurtful
BENJAMIN FRANKLIN
I suppose, to use our national motto, something will turn up. [Motto of Vraibleusia.]
BENJAMIN DISRAELI
Get Estates may venture more. Little Boats must keep near Shore.
BENJAMIN FRANKLIN
All is mystery; but he is a slave who will not struggle to penetrate the dark veil
BENJAMIN DISRAELI
I never refuse. I contradict. I sometimes forget.
BENJAMIN DISRAELI
I will not go down to posterity talking bad grammar.
BENJAMIN DISRAELI
We must all hang together or assuredly we shall all hang separately.
BENJAMIN FRANKLIN
Tact is the intelligence of the heart
BENJAMIN DISRAELI
Without tact you can learn nothing.
BENJAMIN DISRAELI
Judaism is not complete without Christianity and without Judaism, Christianity would not exist
BENJAMIN DISRAELI
Be civil to all; sociable to many; familiar with few.
BENJAMIN FRANKLIN
I didn't fail the test, I just found 100 ways to do it wrong
BENJAMIN FRANKLIN
Let honesty and industry be thy constant companions, and spend one penny less than thy clear gains; ...
BENJAMIN FRANKLIN
Despair ruins some, presumption many
BENJAMIN FRANKLIN