Half a truth is often a great lie.
Quote by Benjamin Franklin
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Benjamin Franklin Quotes
The doorstep to the temple of wisdom is a knowledge of our own ignorance.
All who think cannot but see there is a sanction like that of religion which binds us in partnership in the serious work of the world.
There was never a good war, or a bad peace.
Beauty and folly are old companions.
Human felicity is produced not as much by great pieces of good fortune that seldom happen as by little advantages that occur every day.
It takes many good deeds to build a good reputation, and only one bad one to lose it.
The doors of wisdom are never shut.
A house is not a home unless it contains food and fire for the mind as well as the body.
Work as if you were to live a hundred years. Pray as if you were to die tomorrow.
There are three faithful friends - an old wife, an old dog, and ready money.
A good artist should be isolated. If he isn't isolated, something is wrong.
I know war as few other men now living know it, and nothing to me is more revolting. I have long advocated its complete abolition, as its very destructiveness on both friend and foe has rendered it useless as a method of settling international disputes.
Trust yourself, then you will know how to live.
Success is a lousy teacher. It seduces smart people into thinking they can't lose.
Happy, happy Christmas, that can win us back to the delusions of our childhood days, recall to the old man the pleasures of his youth, and transport the traveler back to his own fireside and quiet home!
I'm working on bringing the instant film camera back as part of the future.
Success is not to be pursued it is to be attracted by the person you become.
Movies are my religion and God is my patron. I'm lucky enough to be in the position where I don't make movies to pay for my pool. When I make a movie, I want it to be everything to me like I would die for it.
Neither a man nor a crowd nor a nation can be trusted to act humanely or to think sanely under the influence of a great fear.
Trust no friend without faults, and love a woman, but no angel.