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Benjamin Franklin

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

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To bear other people's afflictions, everyone has courage and enough to spare.

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Whatever is begun in anger, ends in shame.

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Constant complaint is the poorest sort of pay for all the comforts we enjoy.

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He that lives upon hope will die fasting.

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Clean your finger before you point at my spots.

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The eye of the master will do more work than both his hands.

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The world is full of fools and faint hearts; and yet everyone has courage enough to bear the misfortunes, and wisdom enough to manage the affairs of his neighbor.

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Most fools think they are only ignorant.

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One should eat to live, not live to eat.

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Genius without education is like silver in the mine.

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