1706-1790. American statesman, scientist, philosopher and publisher.
One today is worth two tomorrows.
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I look upon death to be as necessary to our constitution as sleep. We shall rise refreshed in the morning.
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Words may show a man's wit but actions his meaning.
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Being ignorant is not so much a shame as being unwilling to learn.
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There is much difference between imitating a man and counterfeiting him.
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By failing to prepare, you are preparing to fail.
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We are all born ignorant, but one must work hard to remain stupid.
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We must all hang together, or assuredly we shall all hang separately.
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It is the working man who is the happy man. It is the idle man who is the miserable man.
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Happiness consists more in small conveniences of pleasures that occur every day, than in great pieces of good fortune that happen but seldom to a man in the course of his life.
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