1706-1790. American statesman, scientist, philosopher and publisher.
Who had deceived thee so often as thyself?
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If you desire many things, many things will seem few.
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Constant complaint is the poorest sort of pay for all the comforts we enjoy.
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One should eat to live, not live to eat.
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Laws too gentle, are seldom obeyed; too severe, seldom executed.
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Where liberty is, there is my country.
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Nothing is more fatal to health than an over care of it.
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The eye of the master will do more work than both his hands.
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Sloth, like rust, consumes faster than labor wears, while the used key is always bright.
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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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