Nine men in ten are would be suicides.
Quote by Benjamin Franklin
Click on the picture of
Benjamin Franklin quote
you want to see a larger version.
Benjamin Franklin Quotes
There was never a good war, or a bad peace.
In general, mankind, since the improvement of cookery, eats twice as much as nature requires.
Life's Tragedy is that we get old to soon and wise too late.
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.
Keep your eyes wide open before marriage, half shut afterwards.
If time be of all things the most precious, wasting time must be the greatest prodigality.
Your net worth to the world is usually determined by what remains after your bad habits are subtracted from your good ones.
He that can have patience can have what he will.
The doorstep to the temple of wisdom is a knowledge of our own ignorance.
He that raises a large family does, indeed, while he lives to observe them, stand a broader mark for sorrow but then he stands a broader mark for pleasure too.
I believe in God, only I spell it Nature.
A positive attitude is not going to save you. What it's going to do is, everyday, between now and the day you die, whether that's a short time from now or a long time from now, that every day, you're going to actually live.
All successful people men and women are big dreamers. They imagine what their future could be, ideal in every respect, and then they work every day toward their distant vision, that goal or purpose.
Patience, persistence and perspiration make an unbeatable combination for success.
Your secret labour is always your open flavour.
I was an OK boxer, I wasn't great, I was OK, but I loved the discipline of getting together every Monday, Wednesday and Friday, usually Saturday afternoons too, with a whole bunch of mates and training, very, very hard for about two-and-half hours.
For sure, the 'Obamania' that's fast taking hold reflects an incredible thirst for change in global politics and, dare I say, a wave of optimism that things can be different.
Politics is not the art of the possible. It consists in choosing between the disastrous and the unpalatable.
A man existence is punishment enough, he can feel lonely, sad and mad sometimes but what makes one a real man is what he stands to be now for the future.
Great hopes make great men.