Do good to your friends to keep them, to your enemies to win them.
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Benjamin Franklin Quotes
Beware of little expenses. A small leak will sink a great ship.
Marriage is the most natural state of man, and... the state in which you will find solid happiness.
Even peace may be purchased at too high a price.
Beauty and folly are old companions.
There is no kind of dishonesty into which otherwise good people more easily and frequently fall than that of defrauding the government.
If time be of all things the most precious, wasting time must be the greatest prodigality.
Each year one vicious habit discarded, in time might make the worst of us good.
Without continual growth and progress, such words as improvement, achievement, and success have no meaning.
I look upon death to be as necessary to our constitution as sleep. We shall rise refreshed in the morning.
Your net worth to the world is usually determined by what remains after your bad habits are subtracted from your good ones.
In many respects, the United States is a great country. Freedom of speech is protected more than in any other country. It is also a very free society.
I'm prepared to spend the rest of my life playing clubs, if that means I'm playing music that I believe in.
Indeed, in view of its function, religion stands in greater need of a rational foundation of its ultimate principles than even the dogmas of science.
As societies grow decadent, the language grows decadent, too. Words are used to disguise, not to illuminate, action: you liberate a city by destroying it. Words are to confuse, so that at election time people will solemnly vote against their own interests.
Every speaker has a mouth An arrangement rather neat. Sometimes it's filled with wisdom. Sometimes it's filled with feet.
My dad encouraged us to fail. Growing up, he would ask us what we failed at that week. If we didn't have something, he would be disappointed. It changed my mindset at an early age that failure is not the outcome, failure is not trying. Don't be afraid to fail.
A wise man should have money in his head, but not in his heart.
Hatred is gained as much by good works as by evil.
I intend to live forever. So far, so good.
God will never tell us to do something that gratifies the flesh.