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Benjamin Franklin Quotes

A house is not a home unless it contains food and fire for the mind as well as the body.
Topic: Home
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Beauty and folly are old companions.
Topic: Beauty
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He that is of the opinion money will do everything may well be suspected of doing everything for money.
Topic: Money
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Energy and persistence conquer all things.
Topic: Growth
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Laws too gentle are seldom obeyed; too severe, seldom executed.
Topic: Government
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Lost time is never found again.
Topic: Time
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The doors of wisdom are never shut.
Topic: Wisdom
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There was never a good war, or a bad peace.
Topic: War
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Time is money.
Topic: Time
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Whatever is begun in anger ends in shame.
Topic: Anger
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Where there's marriage without love, there will be love without marriage.
Topic: Marriage
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You may delay, but time will not.
Topic: Time
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Your net worth to the world is usually determined by what remains after your bad habits are subtracted from your good ones.
Topic: Finance
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Do not anticipate trouble, or worry about what may never happen. Keep in the sunlight.
Topic: Worry
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Happiness depends more on the inward disposition of mind than on outward circumstances.
Topic: Happiness
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A slip of the foot you may soon recover, but a slip of the tongue you may never get over.
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All would live long, but none would be old.
Topic: Age
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Anger is never without reason, but seldom with a good one.
Topic: Anger
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At 20 years of age the will reigns, at 30 the wit, at 40 the judgment.
Topic: Age
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Be civil to all; sociable to many; familiar with few; friend to one; enemy to none.
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Be slow in choosing a friend, slower in changing.
Topic: Friendship
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But in this world nothing can be said to be certain, except death and taxes.
Topic: Death
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Content makes poor men rich; discontentment makes rich men poor.
Topic: Happiness
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Creditors have better memories than debtors.
Topic: Memory
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Drive thy business or it will drive thee.
Topic: Business
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Early to bed and early to rise makes a man healthy, wealthy, and wise.
Topic: Wealth
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Dost thou love life? Then do not squander time, for that's the stuff life is made of.
Topic: Time
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Fish and visitors smell in three days.
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Glass, china, and reputation are easily cracked, and never well mended.
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Having been poor is no shame, but being ashamed of it, is.
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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.
Topic: Patience
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He that is good for making excuses is seldom good for anything else.
Topic: Excuses
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He that would live in peace and at ease, must not speak all he knows nor judge all he sees.
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How many observe Christ's birthday - How few, his precepts. It is easier to keep Holidays than Commandments.
Topic: Religion
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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.
Topic: Knowledge
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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.
Topic: Death
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If you would persuade, you must appeal to interest rather than intellect.
Topic: Persuasion
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If your head is wax, don't walk in the sun.
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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.
Topic: Vices
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