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Benjamin Franklin

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"A good conscience is a continual Christmas." Christmas, Morality 4.4 avg (17 votes)
"A little neglect may breed great mischief." Morality 3.8 avg (4 votes)
"A man wrapped up in himself makes a very small bundle." Virtue 4.2 avg (6 votes)
"A penny saved is a penny earned." Money 4.5 avg (84 votes)
"Absence sharpens love, presence strengthens it." Love 4.7 avg (23 votes)
"All mankind is divided into three classes: those that are immovable, those that are movable, and those that move." Motivation & Goals 4.4 avg (21 votes)
"An investment in knowledge pays the best interest." Knowledge 4.5 avg (19 votes)
"Anger is one of the sinews of the soul; he that wants it hath a maimed mind." Anger 3.7 avg (3 votes)
"Any society that would give up a little liberty to gain a little security will deserve neither and lose both." Liberty 4.9 avg (246 votes)
"As we must account for every idle word, so must we account for every idle silence." Talking 4.3 avg (7 votes)
"Be civil to all; sociable to many; familiar with few; friend to one; enemy to none." Miscellaneous 4.8 avg (18 votes)
"Beauty and folly are old companions." Beauty 3.7 avg (3 votes)
"Beer is living proof that God loves us and wants us to be happy." Comedy 4.8 avg (345 votes)
"Beware of little expenses. A small leak will sink a great ship." Success 4.6 avg (18 votes)
"By failing to prepare, you are preparing to fail." Success 4.6 avg (66 votes)
"Creditors have better memories than debtors." Money 4.0 avg (5 votes)
"Democracy is two wolves and a lamb voting on what to have for lunch." Democracy 4.6 avg (93 votes)
"Diligence is the mother of good luck." Work 4.6 avg (5 votes)
"Dost thou love life? Then do not squander time; for that's the stuff life is made of." Time 4.7 avg (20 votes)
"Drive thy business or it will drive thee." Business 2.3 avg (3 votes)

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