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Benjamin Franklin

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

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He that is of the opinion money will do everything may well be suspected of doing everything for money.

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If you know how to spend less than you get, you have the philosopher's stone.

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Most people return small favors, acknowledge medium ones and repay greater ones -- with ingratitude.

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When befriended, remember it; when you befriend, forget it.

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Honesty is the best policy.

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If passion drives you, let reason hold the reins.

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

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

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While we may not be able to control all that happens to us, we can control what happens inside us.

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