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Benjamin Franklin

1706-1790. American statesman, scientist, philosopher and publisher.

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If you can't pay for a thing, don't buy it. If you can't get paid for it, don't sell it. Do this, and you will have calm and drowsy nights, with all of the good business you have now and none of the bad. If you have time, don't wait for time.

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An old young man, will be a young old man.

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If passion drives you, let reason hold the reins.

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Whatever is begun in anger, ends in shame.

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If a man could have half of his wishes, he would double his troubles.

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To bear other people's afflictions, everyone has courage and enough to spare.

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The absent are never without fault. Nor the present without excuse.

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Buy what thou hast no need of and ere long thou shalt sell thy necessities.

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A small leak can sink a great ship

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Glass, china, and reputation are easily cracked, and never mended well.

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