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Benjamin Franklin

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"'Tis a common observation here that our cause is the cause of all mankind, and that we are fighting for their liberty in defending our own." Liberty 4.1 avg (20 votes)
"You may delay, but time will not." Time 4.6 avg (27 votes)
"You can bear your own faults, and why not a fault in your wife?" Marriage 3.7 avg (13 votes)
"Would you live with ease? Do what you ought, not what you please." Morality 4.5 avg (8 votes)
"Words may show a man's wit but actions his meaning." Talking 4.5 avg (11 votes)
"Where there's marriage without love, there will be love without marriage." Marriage 4.8 avg (24 votes)
"When the well's dry, we know the worth of water." Miscellaneous 4.7 avg (18 votes)
"Whatever is begun in anger ends in shame." Anger 4.6 avg (25 votes)
"Well done is better than well said." Work 4.7 avg (62 votes)
"Wealth is not his that has it, but his that enjoys it." Money 4.5 avg (10 votes)
"To succeed, jump as quickly at opportunities as you do at conclusions." Success 4.3 avg (15 votes)
"To find out a girl's faults, praise her to her girl friends." 4.5 avg (28 votes)
"To be thrown upon one's own resources, is to be cast into the very lap of fortune; for our faculties then undergo a development and display an energy of which they were previously unsusceptible." Success 4.2 avg (6 votes)
"Time is money." Money, Time 4.1 avg (20 votes)
"They that can give up essential liberty to obtain a little temporary safety deserve neither liberty nor safety." Liberty 4.8 avg (162 votes)
"There is no such thing as a good war and there is no such thing as a bad peace." War & Peace 4.5 avg (24 votes)
"There is no kind of dishonesty into which otherwise good people more easily and frequently fall than that of defrauding the government." Government 4.0 avg (6 votes)
"There are three things extremely hard: steel, a diamond, and to know one's self." Knowledge 4.5 avg (14 votes)
"The sleeping fox catches no poultry." Work 4.5 avg (14 votes)
"The greatest monarch on the proudest throne is obliged to sit upon his own arse." Leadership 4.3 avg (11 votes)

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