Benjamin Franklin Quotes - Page 7

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Happiness consists more in the small conveniences of pleasures that occur every day, than in great pieces of good fortune that happen but seldom to a man in the course of his life.
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There is, perhaps, no one of our natural passions so hard to subdue as pride. Even if I could conceive that I had completely overcome it, I should probably be proud of my humility.
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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. - Ben Franklin
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It is the first responsibility of every citizen to question authority.
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That bodies should be lent us, while they can afford us pleasure, assist us in acquiring knowledge, or doing good to our fellow creatures, is a kind and benevolent act of God - when they become unfit for these purposes and afford us pain instead of pleasure-instead of an aid, become an encumbrance and answer none of the intentions for which they were given, it is equally kind and benevolent that a way is provided by which we may get rid of them. Death is that way.
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Fear not death for the sooner we die, the longer we shall be immortal.
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The U.S. Constitution doesn't guarantee happiness, only the pursuit of it. Your have to catch up with it yourself.
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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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In wine there is wisdom, in beer there is Freedom, in water there is bacteria.
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Tis a great confidence in a friend to tell him your faults; greater to tell him his.
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Lovers, Travellers, and Poets, will give money to be heard.
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It's easy to see, hard to foresee.
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Trusting too much to others' care is the ruin of many.
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Think how great a proportion of mankind, consists of weak and ignorant men and women, and of inexperienced youth of both sexes, who have need of the motives of religion to restrain them from vice, to support their virtue, and retain them in the pract.
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The nearest I can make it out, "Love your Enemies" means, "Hate your Friends".
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He that raises a large family does, indeed, while he lives to observe them, stands a broader mark for sorrow; but then he stands a broader mark for pleasure, too.
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Trust thy self, and another shall not betray thee.
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Without Freedom of Thought, there can be no such thing as Wisdom; and no such thing as public Liberty, without Freedom of Speech.
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To all apparent beauties blind, each blemish strikes an envious mind.
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A Ship under sail and a big-bellied Woman, Are the handsomest two things that can be seen common
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He'll cheat without scruple, who can without fear
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