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Benjamin Franklin

The discontented Man finds no easy Chair.

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Benjamin Franklin

He that is rich need not live sparingly, and he that can live sparingly need not be rich.

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Benjamin Franklin

An innocent plowman is more worthy than a vicious prince.

Benjamin Franklin

Teach your child to hold his tongue, he’ll learn fast enough to speak.

Benjamin Franklin

Do good to thy Friend to keep him, to thy Enemy to gain him.

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Benjamin Franklin

A house without woman and firelight, is like a body without soul or sprite.

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Benjamin Franklin

Nothing humbler than Ambition, when it is about to climb.

Benjamin Franklin

ON BUYING A BIBLE

‘Tis but a Folly to rejoice, or boast,
How small a Price thy well bought Purchase cost.
Until thy Death, thou shalt not fully know
Whether it was a Pennyworth or no;
And, at that time, believe me ’twill appear
Extreamly cheap, or else extreamly dear.

Benjamin Franklin

Serving God is doing good to Man, but praying is thought an easier Service, and therefore more generally chosen.

Benjamin Franklin

Danger is Sauce for Prayers.

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