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Benjamin Franklin

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  1. Beware the hobby that eats.
  2. Lost time is never found again.
  3. A small leak can sink a great ship.
  4. A penny saved is a penny earned.
  5. He that rises late must trot all day.
  6. Never confuse motion with action.
  7. No nation was ever ruined by trade.
  1. Beware the hobby that eats.
  2. Lost time is never found again.
  3. A small leak can sink a great ship.
  4. A penny saved is a penny earned.
  5. He that rises late must trot all day.
  6. Never confuse motion with action.
  7. No nation was ever ruined by trade.
  8. He is ill clothed that is bare of virtue.
  9. Beauty and folly are old companions.
  10. Admiration is the daughter of ignorance.
  11. A good conscience is a continual Christmas.
  12. If you would be loved, love, and be lovable.
  13. Guests, like fish, begin to smell after three days.
  14. Absence sharpens love, presence strengthens it.
  15. Those that won't be counseled can't be helped.
  16. It is easier to prevent bad habits than to break them.
  17. A man wrapped up in himself makes a very small bundle.
  18. Having been poor is no shame, but being ashamed of it, is.
  19. Beware of little expenses. A small leak will sink a great ship.
  20. Experience keeps a dear school, but fools will learn in no other.
  21. Content makes poor men rich; discontent makes rich men poor.
  22. A countryman between two lawyer. is like a fish between two cats.
  23. Speak ill of no man, but speak all the good you know of everybody.
  24. A house is not a home unless it contains food and fire for the mind as well as the body.
  25. He that displays too often his wife and his wallet is in danger of having both of them borrowed.
  26. And whether you're an honest man, or whether you're a thief, depends on whose solicitor has given me my brief.
  27. All mankind is divided into three classes: those that are immovable, those that are movable, and those that move.
  28. Without continual growth and progress, such words as improvement, achievement, and success have no meaning.
  29. There are two ways of being happy: We must either diminish our wants or augment our means - either may do - the result is the same and it is for each man to decide for himself and to do that which happens to be easier.
  30. Educate your children to self-control, to the habit of holding passion and prejudice and evil tendencies subject to an upright and reasoning will, and you have done much to abolish misery from their future and crimes from society.


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