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Benjamin Franklin

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

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Rather go to bed with out dinner than to rise in debt.

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It is much easier to suppress a first desire than to satisfy those that follow.

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God heals and the doctor takes the fee.

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I have met the enemy, and it is the eyes of other people.

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Nothing preaches better than the act.

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The way to see by Faith is to shut the Eye of Reason.

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

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Who had deceived thee so often as thyself?

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Drive thy business or it will drive thee.

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The absent are never without fault. Nor the present without excuse.

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