Quotes by Benjamin Franklin

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He that lives upon hope will die fasting.
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Many complain of their memory, few of their judgment.
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The world is full of fools and faint hearts; and yet everyone has courage enough to bear the misfortunes, and wisdom enough to manage the affairs, of his neighbor.
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You may delay, but time will not.
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All wars are follies, very expensive and very mischievous ones. In my opinion, there never was a good war or a bad peace. When will mankind be convinced and agree to settle their difficulties by arbitration?
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To find out a girl's faults, praise her to her girlfriends.
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Who is wise? He that learns from everyone. Who is powerful? He that governs his passions. Who is rich? He that is content. Who is that? Nobody.
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Our new Constitution is now established, and has an appearance that promises permanency; but in this world nothing can be said to be certain, except death and taxes.
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Fatigue is the best pillow.
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He that is good for making excuses is seldom good for anything else.
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