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Benjamin Franklin

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

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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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Eat to please thyself, but dress to please others.

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Money has never made man happy, nor will it, there is nothing in its nature to produce happiness. The more of it one has the more one wants.

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One good husband is worth two good wives, for the scarcer things are, the more they are valued.

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Who is wise? He that learns from everyone. Who is powerful? He that governs his passions. Who is rich? He who is content. Who is that? Nobody.

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Drive your business, let not you're business drive you.

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He who falls in love with himself will have no rivals.

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Three can keep a secret if two are dead.

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He that can take rest is greater than he that can take cities.

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Do not anticipate trouble, or worry about what may never happen. Keep in the sunlight.

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