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Remember that time is money.
Benjamin Franklin

Plough deep while sluggards sleep and you shall have corn to sell and to keep.
Benjamin Franklin

Whoever would overthrow the liberty of a nation must begin by subduing the freeness of
speech.
Benjamin Franklin

Genius without education is like silver in the mine.
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The heart of a fool is in his mouth, but the mouth of a wise man is in his heart.
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A slip of the foot you may soon recover, but a slip of the tongue you may never get over.
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Words may show a man's wit but actions his meaning.
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It is foolish to lay out money for the purchase of repentance.
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There's small revenge in words, but words may be greatly revenged.
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Be always at war with your vices, at peace with your neighbors, and let each new year find
you a better man.
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Industry, perseverance and frugality make fortune yield.
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Educate your children to self-control, to the habit of holding passion and prejudice and evil
tendencies subject to an upright and reasoning will, and you have done much to abolish
misery from their future and crimes from society.
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He that lives upon hope will die fasting.
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Hide not your talents, they for use were made. What's a sun-dial in the shade?
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Setting too good an example is a kind of slander seldom forgiven.
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Fish and visitors smell in three days.
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Laws too gentle are seldom obeyed; too severe, seldom executed.
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When the well is dry, we know the worth of water.
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In wine there is wisdom, in beer there is freedom, in water there is bacteria.
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Wink at small faults - remember you have great ones.
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Tricks and treachery are the practice of fools that have not wit enough to be honest.
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Each year one vicious habit rooted out, in time might make the worst man good throughout.
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Wealth is not his that has it, but his that enjoys it.
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Many have quarrel'd about religion that never practised it.
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A good wife lost, is God's gift lost.
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You may delay, but time will not.
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A change of fortune hurts a wise man no more than a change of the moon.
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Have you somewhat to do tomorrow, do it today.
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Many a man thinks he is buying pleasure, when he is really selling himself a slave to it.
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Nothing dries sooner than a tear.
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If you're going through hell, keep going.
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Many complain of their memory, few of their judgement.
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You may sometimes be much in the wrong in owning your being in the right.
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Meanness is the parent of insolence.
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Instead of cursing the darkness, light a candle.
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If you'd have a servant that you like, serve yourself.
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Wish not so much to live long, as to live well.
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He that won't be counselled, can't be helped.
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Approve not of him who commends all you say.
Benjamin Franklin

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