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Benjamin Franklin

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

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Either write something worth reading or do something worth writing.

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Life's tragedy is that we get old too soon and wise too late

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When you're finished changing, you're finished.

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If a man empties his purse into his head, no man can take it away from him. An investment in knowledge always pays the best interest.

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Keep your eyes wide open before marriage, and half-shut afterwards.

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Tricks and treachery are the practice of fools, that don't have brains enough to be honest.

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You may delay, but time will not, and lost time is never found again.

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If we do not hang together, we will all hang separately.

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Reading makes a full man, meditation a profound man, discourse a clear man.

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Work as if you were to live a hundred years. Pray as if you were to die tomorrow.

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