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Either write something worth reading or do something worth writing. 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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Time is money. Benjamin Franklin
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By failing to prepare, you are preparing to fail. 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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You may delay, but time will not, and lost time is never found again. 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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The doors of wisdom are never shut. Benjamin Franklin
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Honesty is the best policy. Benjamin Franklin
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Never leave that till tomorrow which you can do today. Benjamin Franklin
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I believe there is one Supreme most perfect being. Benjamin Franklin
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Three can keep a secret if two are dead. Benjamin Franklin
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A small leak can sink a great ship Benjamin Franklin
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Wealth is not his that has it, but his that enjoys it. Benjamin Franklin
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Applause waits on success. 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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We must all hang together, or most assuredly we shall all hang separately. 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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In this world nothing can be said to be certain, except death and taxes. 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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To be humble to superiors is duty, to equals courtesy, to inferiors nobleness. Benjamin Franklin
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A little neglect may breed great mischief. Benjamin Franklin
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One today is worth two tomorrows. 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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Do not squander time for that is the stuff life is made of. Benjamin Franklin