To Follow by faith alone is to follow blindly.
Quote by Benjamin Franklin
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Benjamin Franklin Quotes
In this world nothing can be said to be certain, except death and taxes.
Experience keeps a dear school, but fools will learn in no other.
Keep your eyes wide open before marriage, half shut afterwards.
If you would know the value of money, go and try to borrow some.
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.
A great empire, like a great cake, is most easily diminished at the edges.
Half a truth is often a great lie.
Genius without education is like silver in the mine.
How few there are who have courage enough to own their faults, or resolution enough to mend them.
When you arise in the morning, think of what a precious privilege it is to be alive - to breathe, to think, to enjoy, to love.
The game of basketball has been everything to me. My place of refuge, place I've always gone where I needed comfort and peace. It's been the site of intense pain and the most intense feelings of joy and satisfaction. It's a relationship that has evolved over time, given me the greatest respect and love for the game.
My business is to prevent the future.
I not only use all the brains that I have, but all that I can borrow.
Most people are satisfied with the junk food being sold as music.
I love prints of skulls and bones and have some taxidermy - a crow and a rabbit - to remind me of home. I like art and have a big portrait of Bjork.
If repression has indeed been the fundamental link between power, knowledge, and sexuality since the classical age, it stands to reason that we will not be able to free ourselves from it except at a considerable cost.
Happiness is a virtue, not its reward.
I am sorry to say that there is too much point to the wisecrack that life is extinct on other planets because their scientists were more advanced than ours.
The greatness of man is great in that he knows himself to be wretched. A tree does not know itself to be wretched.