Benjamin Franklin Quotes - Page 6

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The way to secure peace is to be prepared for war.
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There was never a good war or a bad peace.
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Content and Riches seldom meet together, Riches take thou, contentment I had rather.
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A full belly makes a dull brain.
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Be neither silly, nor cunning, but wise.
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Not to oversee workmen, is to leave them your purse open.
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Drink Water, Put the Money in your Pocket, and leave the Dry-bellyach in the Punchbowl.
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'Tis better leave for an enemy at one's death, than beg of a friend in one's life.
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Our whole life is but a greater and longer childhood.
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Grief for a dead Wife, and a troublesome Guest, Continues to the threshold, and there is at rest; But I mean such wives as are none of the best.
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A child thinks 20 shillings and 20 years can scarce ever be spent.
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Here comes Glib-tongue: who can out-flatter a Dedication; and lie, like ten Epitaphs.
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Defer not thy well-doing; be not like St. George, who is always a horseback, and never rides on.
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Serving God is doing good to man, but praying is thought an easier service and therefore more generally chosen.
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Each year one vicious habit rooted out, in time might make the worst man good throughout.
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I hope... that mankind will at length, as they call themselves reasonable creatures, have reason and sense enough to settle their differences without cutting throats; for in my opinion there never was a good war, or a bad peace.
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He that composes himself is wiser than he that composes a book.
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He that can compose himself, is wiser than he that composes books.
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The man who achieves makes many mistakes, but he never makes the biggest mistake of all - doing nothing.
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Happy's the Wooing, that's not long a doing.
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With regard to future bliss, I cannot help imagining that multitudes of the zealously orthodox of different sects, who at the last day may flock together in hopes of seeing each other damned, will be disappointed, and obliged to rest content With the.
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