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"If you wou'd have Guests merry with your cheer, Be so your self, or so at least appear" Benjamin Franklin
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"It takes many good deeds to build a good reputation, and only one bad one to lose it" Benjamin Franklin
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"When a religion is good, I conceive that it will support, itself; and when it does not support itself, and God does not take care to support it, so that its professors are obliged to call for help of the civil power, 'tis a sign, I apprehend, of its" Benjamin Franklin
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"Beer is proof that God loves us and wants us to be happy." Benjamin Franklin
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"Strange! that a Man who has wit enough to write a Satyr; should have folly enough to publish it." Benjamin Franklin
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"Those who desire to give up freedom in order to gain security will not have, nor do they deserve, either one." Benjamin Franklin
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"The worst wheel of the cart makes the most noise" Benjamin Franklin
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"Be civil to all; sociable to many; familiar with few." Benjamin Franklin
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"The school looks very good. The uniforms are a good thing. It will be easy for my wife. She won't have to fight about clothes." Benjamin Franklin
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"Bargaining has neither friends nor relations" Benjamin Franklin
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"Lovers, Travellers, and Poets, will give money to be heard" Benjamin Franklin
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"Our necessities never equal our wants" Benjamin Franklin
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"The art of acting consists in keeping people from coughing." Benjamin Franklin
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"There is no kind of dishonesty into which otherwise good people more easily and frequently fall than that of defrauding the government." Benjamin Franklin
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"Old Hob was lately married in the Night, What needed Day, his fair young Wife is light." Benjamin Franklin
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"He that cannot obey, cannot command." Benjamin Franklin
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"Virtue and Happiness are Mother and Daughter." Benjamin Franklin
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"There was never a good war or a bad peace." Benjamin Franklin
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"Work while it is called today, for you know not how much you will be hindered tomorrow. One today is worth two tomorrow's; never leave that till tomorrow which you can do today." Benjamin Franklin
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"Sloth makes all things difficult, but industry all easy" Benjamin Franklin
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"The way to secure peace is to be prepared for war." Benjamin Franklin
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Birth: 1940-11-27 Death: 1973-07-20

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