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    An undutiful daughter will prove an unmanageable wife. Benjamin Franklin

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    If you know how to spend less than you get, you have the philosopher's stone. Benjamin Franklin

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    Wealth is not his that has it, but his that enjoys it. Benjamin Franklin

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    Time is money. Benjamin Franklin

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    The doors of wisdom are never shut. Benjamin Franklin

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    Early to bed and early to rise, makes a man healthy, wealthy, and wise. Benjamin Franklin

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    Either write something worth reading or do something worth writing. Benjamin Franklin

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    The way to wealth depends on just two words, industry and frugality. Benjamin Franklin

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    Life's tragedy is that we get old too soon and wise too late Benjamin Franklin

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    God works wonders now and then; Behold a lawyer, an honest man. Benjamin Franklin

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    Applause waits on success. Benjamin Franklin

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    To be humble to superiors is duty, to equals courtesy, to inferiors nobleness. Benjamin Franklin

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    Those who would give up essential Liberty, to purchase a little temporary Safety, deserve neither Liberty nor Safety. Benjamin Franklin

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    Honesty is the best policy. Benjamin Franklin

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    A little neglect may breed great mischief. Benjamin Franklin

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    I believe there is one Supreme most perfect being. Benjamin Franklin

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    Industry need not wish. Benjamin Franklin

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    A mob's a monster; heads enough but no brains. Benjamin Franklin

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    Early to bed and early to rise, makes a man happy wealthy and wise. Benjamin Franklin

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    Never leave that till tomorrow which you can do today. Benjamin Franklin

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    You may delay, but time will not, and lost time is never found again. Benjamin Franklin

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    He who waits upon fortune is never sure of dinner. Benjamin Franklin

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    It is foolish to lay out money for the purchase of repentance. Benjamin Franklin

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    Reading makes a full man, meditation a profound man, discourse a clear man. Benjamin Franklin

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    Three can keep a secret if two are dead. Benjamin Franklin

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    It is the working man who is the happy man. It is the idle man who is the miserable man. Benjamin Franklin

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    One today is worth two tomorrows. Benjamin Franklin

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    By failing to prepare, you are preparing to fail. Benjamin Franklin

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    If you would know the value of money try to borrow some. Benjamin Franklin

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    Admiration is the daughter of ignorance. Benjamin Franklin

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    Where there is marriage without love, there will be love without marriage. Benjamin Franklin

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    Rich widows are the only secondhand goods that sell at first-class prices. Benjamin Franklin

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    Being ignorant is not so much a shame as being unwilling to learn. Benjamin Franklin

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    It is much easier to suppress a first desire than to satisfy those that follow. Benjamin Franklin

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    If all printers were determined not to print anything till they were sure it would offend nobody, there would be very little printed. Benjamin Franklin

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    I look upon death to be as necessary to our constitution as sleep. We shall rise refreshed in the morning. Benjamin Franklin

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    He does not posses wealth that allows it to possess him. Benjamin Franklin

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    If passion drives you, let reason hold the reins. Benjamin Franklin

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    Our necessities never equal our wants. Benjamin Franklin

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    A single man has not nearly the value he would have in a state of union. He is an incomplete animal. He resembles the odd half of a pair of scissors. Benjamin Franklin

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    Do not squander time for that is the stuff life is made of. Benjamin Franklin

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    A small leak can sink a great ship Benjamin Franklin

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    A spoonful of honey will catch more flies than a gallon of vinegar. Benjamin Franklin

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    You will find the key to success under the alarm clock. Benjamin Franklin

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    Where sense is wanting, everything is wanting. Benjamin Franklin

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    The absent are never without fault. Nor the present without excuse. Benjamin Franklin

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    A cheerful face is nearly as good for an invalid as healthy weather. Benjamin Franklin

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    Content makes poor men rich; discontentment makes rich men poor. Benjamin Franklin

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    Never confuse motion with action. Benjamin Franklin

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    In this world nothing can be said to be certain, except death and taxes. Benjamin Franklin

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