Benjamin Franklin Quotes

Pride that dines on vanity, sups on contempt

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Pride is as loud a beggar as want, and a great deal more saucy

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Without continual growth and progress, such words as improvement,achievement, and success have no meaning.

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Those have a short Lent, who owe money to be paid at Easter.

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Sell not virtue to purchase wealth, nor liberty to purchase power.

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Poverty often deprives a man of all spirit and virtue; it is hard for an empty bag to stand upright

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Many complain of their memory, few of their judgment.

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Three things are men most likely to be cheated in, a horse, a wig, and a wife

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What signifies knowing the names, if you know not the nature of things.

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In humility imitate Jesus and Socrates.

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The eye of the master will do more work than both his hands.

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Most fools think they are only ignorant.

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"Idleness and pride tax with a heavier hand than kings and governments."

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"Idleness is the Dead Sea that swallows all virtues"

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"Idleness is the Dead Sea that swallows all virtues"

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