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  Quotes of Benjamin Franklin [27]


  1. Drive thy business or it will drive thee.
  2. They that are on their guard and appear ready to receive their adversaries, are in much less danger of being attacked than the supine, secure and negligent.
  3. Do not anticipate trouble, or worry about what may never happen. Keep in the sunlight.
  4. Beware of the young doctor and the old barber.
  5. Be civil to all; sociable to many; familiar with few; friend to one; enemy to none.
  6. If you know how to spend less than you get, you have the philosopher's stone.
  7. Any fool can criticize, condemn, and complain, and most fools do.
  8. Whate'er's begun in anger, ends in shame.
  9. Pay what you owe, and you you'll know what is your own.
  10. In the affairs of this world, men are saved, not by faith, but by the want of it.
  11. He that falls in love with himself will have no rivals.
  12. To be proud of knowledge is to be blind with light.
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