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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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26 2
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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It is foolish to lay out money for the purchase of repentance. Benjamin Franklin

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31 4
You may delay, but time will not, and lost time is never found again. Benjamin Franklin

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33 5
By failing to prepare, you are preparing to fail. Benjamin Franklin

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21 2
A small leak can sink a great ship Benjamin Franklin

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34 6
Time is money. Benjamin Franklin

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15 1
He who waits upon fortune is never sure of dinner. Benjamin Franklin

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15 1
Those that won't be counseled can't be helped. 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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33 6
The doors of wisdom are never shut. Benjamin Franklin

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24 3
We must all hang together, or most assuredly we shall all hang separately. Benjamin Franklin

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24 3
To be humble to superiors is duty, to equals courtesy, to inferiors nobleness. Benjamin Franklin

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36 9
Life's tragedy is that we get old too soon and wise too late Benjamin Franklin

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23 3
Applause waits on success. Benjamin Franklin

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29 5
Honesty is the best policy. Benjamin Franklin

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14 1
Work as if you were to live a hundred years. Pray as if you were to die tomorrow. Benjamin Franklin

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14 1
Do good to your friends to keep them, to your enemies to win them. Benjamin Franklin

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

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26 4
Three can keep a secret if two are dead. Benjamin Franklin

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28 6
Wealth is not his that has it, but his that enjoys it. Benjamin Franklin

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18 2
Early to bed and early to rise, makes a man happy wealthy and wise. Benjamin Franklin

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18 2
Do not squander time for that is the stuff life is made of. Benjamin Franklin

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25 4
Never leave that till tomorrow which you can do today. Benjamin Franklin