Who is Benjamin FranklinBenjamin Franklin FRS FRSA FRSE (January 17, 1706 [O.S. January 6, 1705][Note 1] – April 17, 1790) was a British American polymath and one of the Founding Fathers of the United States. Franklin was a leading writer, printer, political philosopher, politician, Freemason, postmaster, scientist, inventor, humorist, civic activist, statesman, and diplomat. As a scientist, he was a major figure in the American Enlightenment and the history of physics for his discoveries and theories regarding electricity. As an inventor, he is known for the lightning rod, bifocals, and the Franklin stove, among other inventions. He founded many civic organizations, including the Library Company, Philadelphia's first fire department, and the University of Pennsylvania....
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- At twenty years of age the will reigns at thirty, the wit and at forty, the judgment.
- To Follow by faith alone is to follow blindly.
- Whatever is begun in anger ends in shame.
- Anger is never without a reason, but seldom with a good one.
- Marriage is the most natural state of man, and... the state in which you will find solid happiness.