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
Anger is never without a reason, but seldom with a good one.
There never was a truly great man that was not at the same time truly virtuous.
I look upon death to be as necessary to our constitution as sleep. We shall rise refreshed in the morning.
Being ignorant is not so much a shame, as being unwilling to learn.
We are all born ignorant, but one must work hard to remain stupid.
Do not fear mistakes. You will know failure. Continue to reach out.
You may delay, but time will not.
Lost time is never found again.
An investment in knowledge pays the best interest.
A place for everything, everything in its place.
It's sad, actually, because my anxiety keeps me from enjoying things as much as I should at this age.
Pray thee, spare, thyself at times: for it becomes a wise man sometimes to relax the high pressure of his attention to work.
If you cannot get rid of the family skeleton, you may as well make it dance.
I experience a period of frightening clarity in those moments when nature is so beautiful. I am no longer sure of myself, and the paintings appear as in a dream.
Freedom is fragile and must be protected. To sacrifice it, even as a temporary measure, is to betray it.
Few men have virtue to withstand the highest bidder.
I spend a lot of time reading.
We pardon to the extent that we love.
Peace is not only better than war, but infinitely more arduous.
There's something about music that encourages people to want to know more about the person that made it, and where it was recorded, what year it was done, what they were listening to, and all this kind of stuff. There's something that invites all this obsessive behavior.