How few there are who have courage enough to own their faults, or resolution enough to mend them.
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Benjamin Franklin Quotes
A house is not a home unless it contains food and fire for the mind as well as the body.
Your net worth to the world is usually determined by what remains after your bad habits are subtracted from your good ones.
Honesty is the best policy.
A great empire, like a great cake, is most easily diminished at the edges.
Marriage is the most natural state of man, and... the state in which you will find solid happiness.
Anger is never without a reason, but seldom with a good one.
Being ignorant is not so much a shame, as being unwilling to learn.
Remember that credit is money.
Time is money.
In the affairs of this world, men are saved not by faith, but by the want of it.
It does kids no favors, and sets them up for a potential lifetime of poor health and social embarrassment, to excuse them from family meals of real food. Everyone benefits from healthy eating, but it is particularly crucial at the beginning of life.
No enterprise can exist for itself alone. It ministers to some great need, it performs some great service, not for itself, but for others or failing therein, it ceases to be profitable and ceases to exist.
It seems as if an age of genius must be succeeded by an age of endeavour riot and extravagance by cleanliness and hard work.
To sit in the shade on a fine day, and look upon verdure is the most perfect refreshment.
When I woke up this morning my girlfriend asked me, 'Did you sleep good?' I said 'No, I made a few mistakes.'
I cannot imagine a God who rewards and punishes the objects of his creation and is but a reflection of human frailty.
People internalize, from the jail to student loan debt, to credit card debt, to unemployment to the whole collective. It manifests itself in many ways, in people's home lives, domestic stuff.
Art: If the object of poetry is, to make men, then poetry is the heir of prophecy.
Worry - a God, invisible but omnipotent. It steals the bloom from the cheek and lightness from the pulse it takes away the appetite, and turns the hair gray.
I like television. I still believe that television is the most powerful form of communication on Earth - I just hate what is being done with it.