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Benjamin Franklin quotes (20)

A countryman between two lawyers is like a fish between two cats.
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A good conscience is a continual Christmas.
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A great empire, like a great cake, is most easily diminished at the edges.
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A house is not a home unless it contains food and fire for the mind as well as the body.
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A learned blockhead is a greater blockhead than an ignorant one.
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A life of leisure and a life of laziness are two things. There will be sleeping enough in the grave.
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A man wrapped up in himself makes a very small bundle.
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A penny saved is a penny earned.
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A place for everything, everything in its place.
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A small leak can sink a great ship.
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Absence sharpens love, presence strengthens it.
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Admiration is the daughter of ignorance.
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All mankind is divided into three classes: those that are immovable, those that are movable, and those that move.
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All wars are follies, very expensive and very mischievous ones.
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All who think cannot but see there is a sanction like that of religion which binds us in partnership in the serious work of the world.
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An investment in knowledge pays the best interest.
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And whether you're an honest man, or whether you're a thief, depends on whose solicitor has given me my brief.
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Anger is never without a reason, but seldom with a good one.
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Any fool can criticize, condemn and complain and most fools do.
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Applause waits on success.
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