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Benjamin Franklin

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"Keep your eyes wide open before marriage, half shut afterwards." Marriage 4.6 avg (16 votes)
"Marriage is the most natural state of man, and the state in which you will find solid happiness." Marriage 3.7 avg (3 votes)
"You can bear your own faults, and why not a fault in your wife?" Marriage 3.7 avg (13 votes)
"Where there's marriage without love, there will be love without marriage." Marriage 4.8 avg (24 votes)
"If you would persuade, you must appeal to interest rather than intellect." Miscellaneous 4.4 avg (8 votes)
"Hide not your talents. They for use were made. What's a sundial in the shade." Miscellaneous 4.7 avg (16 votes)
"It is easier to prevent bad habits than to break them." Miscellaneous 4.2 avg (6 votes)
"Some are weather-wise, some are otherwise." Miscellaneous 4.8 avg (4 votes)
"Be civil to all; sociable to many; familiar with few; friend to one; enemy to none." Miscellaneous 4.8 avg (18 votes)
"When the well's dry, we know the worth of water." Miscellaneous 4.7 avg (18 votes)
"He that cannot obey, cannot command." Miscellaneous 4.0 avg (4 votes)
"Money never made a man happy yet, nor will it. There is nothing in its nature to produce happiness. The more a man has, the more he wants. Instead of its filling a vacuum, it makes one. If it satisfies one want, it doubles and trebles that want another way. That was a true proverb of the wise man, rely upon it; "Better is little with the fear of the Lord, than great treasure, and trouble therewith." Money 4.5 avg (20 votes)
"A penny saved is a penny earned." Money 4.5 avg (84 votes)
"Creditors have better memories than debtors." Money 4.0 avg (5 votes)
"He does not possess wealth; it possesses him." Money 4.5 avg (8 votes)
"He that is of the opinion money will do everything may well be suspected of doing everything for money." Money 4.2 avg (9 votes)
"Money can help you to get medicines but not health. Money can help you to get soft pillows, but not sound sleep. Money can help you to get material comforts, but not eternal bliss. Money can help you to get ornaments, but not beauty. Money will help you to get an electric earphone, but not natural hearing. Attain the supreme wealth, wisdom, and you will have everything." Money, Wisdom 4.7 avg (17 votes)
"Time is money." Money, Time 4.1 avg (20 votes)
"Wealth is not his that has it, but his that enjoys it." Money 4.5 avg (10 votes)
"A little neglect may breed great mischief." Morality 3.8 avg (4 votes)

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