Half a truth is often a great lie.
Quote by Benjamin Franklin
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Benjamin Franklin Quotes
He that would live in peace and at ease must not speak all he knows or all he sees.
The eye of the master will do more work than both his hands.
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.
Dost thou love life? Then do not squander time, for that is the stuff life is made of.
To Follow by faith alone is to follow blindly.
I wake up every morning at nine and grab for the morning paper. Then I look at the obituary page. If my name is not on it, I get up.
There was never a good war, or a bad peace.
For having lived long, I have experienced many instances of being obliged, by better information or fuller consideration, to change opinions, even on important subjects, which I once thought right but found to be otherwise.
Honesty is the best policy.
Money has never made man happy, nor will it, there is nothing in its nature to produce happiness. The more of it one has the more one wants.
There is no fulfillment in things whatsoever. And I think one of the reasons that depression reigns supreme amongst the rich and famous is some of them thought that maybe those things would bring them happiness. But what, in fact, does is having a cause, having a passion. And that's really what gives life's true meaning.
Cinema is still a very young art form with extraordinary techniques and very impressive special effects but sometimes it seems the soul has been taken out of things.
Learning is the beginning of wealth. Learning is the beginning of health. Learning is the beginning of spirituality. Searching and learning is where the miracle process all begins.
Look, all this is about is utilizing the rules of the Senate, using a majority of the senators, to make sure that we get health reform done. We cannot wait another day.
Happiness is a very small desk and a very big wastebasket.
Love is a trap. When it appears, we see only its light, not its shadows.
Yes, Mother. I can see you are flawed. You have not hidden it. That is your greatest gift to me.
What I'm attempting to do is to show people that if I can spend some time with very dangerous spiders and snakes and scorpions, then maybe they'll feel different about the spiders and snakes they find around their areas. I don't need people to keep them as pets. I just like them to be respectful and see that everything in nature has its place.
There are two primary choices in life: to accept conditions as they exist, or accept the responsibility for changing them.
You do things when the opportunities come along. I've had periods in my life when I've had a bundle of ideas come along, and I've had long dry spells. If I get an idea next week, I'll do something. If not, I won't do a damn thing.