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1.    At twenty years of age the will reigns at thirty, the wit and at forty, the judgment.    —   Benjamin Franklin
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2.    To Follow by faith alone is to follow blindly.    —   Benjamin Franklin
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3.    Whatever is begun in anger ends in shame.    —   Benjamin Franklin
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4.    Anger is never without a reason, but seldom with a good one.    —   Benjamin Franklin
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5.    Marriage is the most natural state of man, and… the state in which you will find solid happiness.    —   Benjamin Franklin
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6.    The art of acting consists in keeping people from coughing.    —   Benjamin Franklin
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7.    Beauty and folly are old companions.    —   Benjamin Franklin
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8.    An investment in knowledge pays the best interest.    —   Benjamin Franklin
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9.    Honesty is the best policy.    —   Benjamin Franklin
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10.    Those who govern, having much business on their hands, do not generally like to take the trouble of considering and carrying into execution new projects. The best public measures are therefore seldom adopted from previous wisdom, but forced by the occasion.    —   Benjamin Franklin
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11.    Hunger is the best pickle.    —   Benjamin Franklin
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12.    Fatigue is the best pillow.    —   Benjamin Franklin
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13.    In this world nothing can be said to be certain, except death and taxes.    —   Benjamin Franklin
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14.    The first mistake in public business is the going into it.    —   Benjamin Franklin
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15.    For having lived long, I have experienced many instances of being obliged, by better information or fuller consideration, to change opinions, even on important subjects, which I once thought right but found to be otherwise.    —   Benjamin Franklin
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16.    How few there are who have courage enough to own their faults, or resolution enough to mend them.    —   Benjamin Franklin
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17.    I saw few die of hunger of eating, a hundred thousand.    —   Benjamin Franklin
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18.    I look upon death to be as necessary to our constitution as sleep. We shall rise refreshed in the morning.    —   Benjamin Franklin
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19.    Genius without education is like silver in the mine.    —   Benjamin Franklin
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Benjamin Franklin I should have no objection to go over the same life
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20.    Experience keeps a dear school, but fools will learn in no other.    —   Benjamin Franklin
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21.    Do not fear mistakes. You will know failure. Continue to reach out.    —   Benjamin Franklin
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22.    In the affairs of this world, men are saved not by faith, but by the want of it.    —   Benjamin Franklin
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23.    The way to see by Faith is to shut the Eye of Reason.    —   Benjamin Franklin
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24.    He that raises a large family does, indeed, while he lives to observe them, stand a broader mark for sorrow but then he stands a broader mark for pleasure too.    —   Benjamin Franklin
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25.    Your net worth to the world is usually determined by what remains after your bad habits are subtracted from your good ones.    —   Benjamin Franklin
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26.    Beware the hobby that eats.    —   Benjamin Franklin
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27.    A house is not a home unless it contains food and fire for the mind as well as the body.    —   Benjamin Franklin
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28.    Be slow in choosing a friend, slower in changing.    —   Benjamin Franklin
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29.    Wine is constant proof that God loves us and loves to see us happy.    —   Benjamin Franklin
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Benjamin Franklin Lifes Tragedy is that we get old to soon and wise
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30.    Rebellion against tyrants is obedience to God.    —   Benjamin Franklin
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31.    God helps those who help themselves.    —   Benjamin Franklin
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32.    God works wonders now and then Behold a lawyer, an honest man.    —   Benjamin Franklin
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33.    It takes many good deeds to build a good reputation, and only one bad one to lose it.    —   Benjamin Franklin
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34.    He that is good for making excuses is seldom good for anything else.    —   Benjamin Franklin
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35.    A good conscience is a continual Christmas.    —   Benjamin Franklin
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36.    Do good to your friends to keep them, to your enemies to win them.    —   Benjamin Franklin
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37.    Diligence is the mother of good luck.    —   Benjamin Franklin
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38.    Speak ill of no man, but speak all the good you know of everybody.    —   Benjamin Franklin
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39.    Those disputing, contradicting, and confuting people are generally unfortunate in their affairs. They get victory, sometimes, but they never get good will, which would be of more use to them.    —   Benjamin Franklin
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Benjamin Franklin Tell me and I forget Teach me and I remember Involve
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40.    There was never a good war, or a bad peace.    —   Benjamin Franklin
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41.    There is no kind of dishonesty into which otherwise good people more easily and frequently fall than that of defrauding the government.    —   Benjamin Franklin
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42.    Each year one vicious habit discarded, in time might make the worst of us good.    —   Benjamin Franklin
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43.    Human felicity is produced not as much by great pieces of good fortune that seldom happen as by little advantages that occur every day.    —   Benjamin Franklin
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44.    Many foxes grow gray but few grow good.    —   Benjamin Franklin
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45.    Necessity never made a good bargain.    —   Benjamin Franklin
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46.    Laws too gentle are seldom obeyed too severe, seldom executed.    —   Benjamin Franklin
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47.    Half a truth is often a great lie.    —   Benjamin Franklin
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48.    Take time for all things: great haste makes great waste.    —   Benjamin Franklin
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49.    Beware of little expenses. A small leak will sink a great ship.    —   Benjamin Franklin
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50.    I conceive that the great part of the miseries of mankind are brought upon them by false estimates they have made of the value of things.    —   Benjamin Franklin
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51.    A great empire, like a great cake, is most easily diminished at the edges.    —   Benjamin Franklin
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52.    There never was a truly great man that was not at the same time truly virtuous.    —   Benjamin Franklin
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53.    It is a grand mistake to think of being great without goodness and I pronounce it as certain that there was never a truly great man that was not at the same time truly virtuous.    —   Benjamin Franklin
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54.    The Constitution only gives people the right to pursue happiness. You have to catch it yourself.    —   Benjamin Franklin
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55.    The U. S. Constitution doesn’t guarantee happiness, only the pursuit of it. You have to catch up with it yourself.    —   Benjamin Franklin
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56.    Money has never made man happy, nor will it, there is nothing in its nature to produce happiness. The more of it one has the more one wants.    —   Benjamin Franklin
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57.    He that lives upon hope will die fasting.    —   Benjamin Franklin
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58.    A place for everything, everything in its place.    —   Benjamin Franklin
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59.    The doorstep to the temple of wisdom is a knowledge of our own ignorance.    —   Benjamin Franklin
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60.    Tell me and I forget. Teach me and I remember. Involve me and I learn.    —   Benjamin Franklin
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61.    Being ignorant is not so much a shame, as being unwilling to learn.    —   Benjamin Franklin
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62.    Life’s Tragedy is that we get old to soon and wise too late.    —   Benjamin Franklin
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63.    A life of leisure and a life of laziness are two things. There will be sleeping enough in the grave.    —   Benjamin Franklin
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64.    Dost thou love life? Then do not squander time, for that is the stuff life is made of.    —   Benjamin Franklin
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65.    I should have no objection to go over the same life from its beginning to the end: requesting only the advantage authors have, of correcting in a second edition the faults of the first.    —   Benjamin Franklin
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66.    To lengthen thy life, lessen thy meals.    —   Benjamin Franklin
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67.    If you would be loved, love, and be loveable.    —   Benjamin Franklin
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68.    Where there’s marriage without love, there will be love without marriage.    —   Benjamin Franklin
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69.    He who falls in love with himself will have no rivals.    —   Benjamin Franklin
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70.    Keep your eyes wide open before marriage, half shut afterwards.    —   Benjamin Franklin
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71.    Wise men don’t need advice. Fools won’t take it.    —   Benjamin Franklin
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72.    Content makes poor men rich discontent makes rich men poor.    —   Benjamin Franklin
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73.    When men and woman die, as poets sung, his heart’s the last part moves, her last, the tongue.    —   Benjamin Franklin
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74.    Observe all men, thyself most.    —   Benjamin Franklin
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75.    Nine men in ten are would be suicides.    —   Benjamin Franklin
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76.    He that is of the opinion money will do everything may well be suspected of doing everything for money.    —   Benjamin Franklin
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77.    There are three faithful friends – an old wife, an old dog, and ready money.    —   Benjamin Franklin
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78.    Time is money.    —   Benjamin Franklin
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79.    If you would know the value of money, go and try to borrow some.    —   Benjamin Franklin
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80.    Remember that credit is money.    —   Benjamin Franklin
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81.    The use of money is all the advantage there is in having it.    —   Benjamin Franklin
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82.    I wake up every morning at nine and grab for the morning paper. Then I look at the obituary page. If my name is not on it, I get up.    —   Benjamin Franklin
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83.    By failing to prepare, you are preparing to fail.    —   Benjamin Franklin
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84.    Well done is better than well said.    —   Benjamin Franklin
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85.    In general, mankind, since the improvement of cookery, eats twice as much as nature requires.    —   Benjamin Franklin
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86.    He that can have patience can have what he will.    —   Benjamin Franklin
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87.    He that would live in peace and at ease must not speak all he knows or all he sees.    —   Benjamin Franklin
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88.    Even peace may be purchased at too high a price.    —   Benjamin Franklin
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89.    Be at war with your vices, at peace with your neighbors, and let every new year find you a better man.    —   Benjamin Franklin
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90.    All who think cannot but see there is a sanction like that of religion which binds us in partnership in the serious work of the world.    —   Benjamin Franklin
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91.    We are more thoroughly an enlightened people, with respect to our political interests, than perhaps any other under heaven. Every man among us reads, and is so easy in his circumstances as to have leisure for conversations of improvement and for acquiring information.    —   Benjamin Franklin
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92.    Without continual growth and progress, such words as improvement, achievement, and success have no meaning.    —   Benjamin Franklin
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93.    Applause waits on success.    —   Benjamin Franklin
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94.    Lost time is never found again.    —   Benjamin Franklin
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95.    You may delay, but time will not.    —   Benjamin Franklin
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96.    Leisure is the time for doing something useful. This leisure the diligent person will obtain the lazy one never.    —   Benjamin Franklin
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97.    If time be of all things the most precious, wasting time must be the greatest prodigality.    —   Benjamin Franklin
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98.    Employ thy time well, if thou meanest to gain leisure.    —   Benjamin Franklin
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99.    The doors of wisdom are never shut.    —   Benjamin Franklin
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100.    It is the working man who is the happy man. It is the idle man who is the miserable man.    —   Benjamin Franklin
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101.    We are all born ignorant, but one must work hard to remain stupid.    —   Benjamin Franklin
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102.    Work as if you were to live a hundred years. Pray as if you were to die tomorrow.    —   Benjamin Franklin
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103.    The eye of the master will do more work than both his hands.    —   Benjamin Franklin
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