Half a truth is often a great lie.
Quote by Benjamin Franklin
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Benjamin Franklin Quotes
Remember that credit is money.
Human felicity is produced not as much by great pieces of good fortune that seldom happen as by little advantages that occur every day.
Beware the hobby that eats.
Marriage is the most natural state of man, and... the state in which you will find solid happiness.
We are more thoroughly an enlightened people, with respect to our political interests, than perhaps any other under heaven. Every man among us reads, and is so easy in his circumstances as to have leisure for conversations of improvement and for acquiring information.
Employ thy time well, if thou meanest to gain leisure.
There was never a good war, or a bad peace.
Whatever is begun in anger ends in shame.
It takes many good deeds to build a good reputation, and only one bad one to lose it.
A good conscience is a continual Christmas.
In the seventies, a group of American artists seized the means not of production but of reproduction. They tore apart visual culture at a time of no money, no market, and no one paying attention except other artists. Vietnam and Watergate had happened everything in America was being questioned.
Brainy folks were also present in Lyndon Johnson's administration, especially in the Pentagon, where Secretary of Defense Robert McNamara's brilliant 'whiz kids' tried to micro-manage the Vietnam war, with disastrous results.
It is not with architecture that one can disseminate any political ideology.
I'm not a religious person. My mom was of Jewish blood and my dad was Protestant.
The trees that are slow to grow bear the best fruit.
It's time to let science and medicine, not politics and rhetoric, lead us to good, sound policy.
Education is what remains after one has forgotten what one has learned in school.
We need men with moral courage to speak and write their real thoughts, and to stand by their convictions, even to the very death.
I grew up when I was 15 when I had my first opportunity in movies. I watched every great movie for a year and a half, and since then I've asked myself how I can emulate such artistry. That's really my motivation. I want to do something as good as my heroes have done.
No matter what age you are, or what your circumstances might be, you are special, and you still have something unique to offer. Your life, because of who you are, has meaning.