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Benjamin Franklin

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

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In general, mankind, since the improvement of cookery, eats twice as much as nature requires.

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Genius without education is like silver in the mine.

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Nothing preaches better than the act.

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Who had deceived thee so often as thyself?

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Constant complaint is the poorest sort of pay for all the comforts we enjoy.

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If you desire many things, many things will seem few.

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One should eat to live, not live to eat.

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He that lives upon hope will die fasting.

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Nothing is more fatal to health than an over care of it.

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Where liberty is, there is my country.

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