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
We are all born ignorant, but one must work hard to remain stupid.
A good conscience is a continual Christmas.
The eye of the master will do more work than both his hands.
I look upon death to be as necessary to our constitution as sleep. We shall rise refreshed in the morning.
Half a truth is often a great lie.
Where there's marriage without love, there will be love without marriage.
Take time for all things: great haste makes great waste.
Beauty and folly are old companions.
The Constitution only gives people the right to pursue happiness. You have to catch it yourself.
Beware of little expenses. A small leak will sink a great ship.
In an era ruled by materialism and unstable geopolitics, art must be restored to the center of public education.
I am much more open to plural marriage than I was before, and I now support it in certain situations. I do believe it is right for some people. But our example in America today is gross abuse - I can't support it in fundamentalist compounds.
Don't be another cliche, the world already has your idol, now be your own idol, be you.
Among all the tests President Obama faced in his first term, his biggest failure was climate change.
My music appeals in America. There is less of the purist criticism I get here. And to be a hit in the U.S... what singer doesn't have that dream?
Just after World War II, this country led the world in science by every way you could measure it, yet the number of scientists was a tiny proportion of what it is now.
Prior to being allowed to enter the profession, prospective teachers should be asked to talk with a group of friendly students for at least half an hour and be able to engage them in an interesting conversation about any subject the prospective teacher wants to talk about.
Cynicism and naivety lie cheek by jowl in the American imagination if the United States is one of the most venal nations on Earth, it is also one of the most earnestly idealistic.
It takes tremendous discipline to control the influence, the power you have over other people's lives.
Marriage equality changed life for people.