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  Quotes of Benjamin Franklin [27]


  1. Reading makes a full man, meditation a profound man, discourse a clear man.
  2. There are three great friends: an old wife, an old dog, and ready money.
  3. Genius without education is like silver in the mine.
  4. Necessity never made a good bargain.
  5. Love your enemies, for they tell you your faults.
  6. Beware of the young doctor and the old barber.
  7. Well done is better than well said.
  8. There is no kind of dishonesty into which otherwise good people more easily and frequently fall than that of defrauding the government.
  9. Remember not only to say the right thing in the right place, but far more difficult still, to leave unsaid the wrong thing at the tempting moment.
  10. If you wouldst live long, live well, for folly and wickedness shorten life.
  11. If you would persuade, you must appeal to interest rather than intellect.
  12. Hide not your talents, they for use were made. What's a sun-dial in the shade?
  13. He that lives upon hope will die fasting.
  14. He that is of the opinion money will do everything may well be suspected of doing everything for money.
  15. Employ thy time well, if thou meanest to get leisure.
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