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Quote by Benjamin Franklin
God helps those who help themselves.
Remember that credit is money.
Think how great a proportion of mankind, consists of weak and ignorant men and women,...
A learned blockhead is a greater blockhead than an ignorant one.
At twenty years of age the will reigns; at thirty, the wit; and at forty,...
Trusting too much to others' care is the ruin of many
Words may show a man's wit but actions his meaning.
Little boats should keep near shore
Many foxes grow gray but few grow good.
Never praise your Cider, Horse, or Bedfellow
It is the eye of other people that ruin us. If I were blind I...
Observe all men; thy self most.
Without continual growth and progress, such words as improvement, achievement, and success have no meaning.
Believe none of what you hear and half of what you see.
Work as if you were to live a hundred years. Pray as if you were...
Never take a wife till thou hast a house (and a fire) to put her...
Drink does not drown care, but waters it, and makes it grow faster.
There are three faithful friends, an old wife, an old dog, and ready money.
A book is a friend; a good book is a good friend. It will talk...
Choose in marriage only a woman whom you would choose as a friend if she...
Parents are the last people on earth who ought to have children.