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Benjamin Franklin

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"Employ thy time well, if thou meanest to get leisure." Time 3.3 avg (3 votes)
"Half a truth is often a great lie." Truth & Lies 4.4 avg (10 votes)
"A man wrapped up in himself makes a very small bundle." Virtue 4.2 avg (6 votes)
"It is a grand mistake to think of being great without goodness and I pronounce it as certain that there was never a truly great man that was not at the same time truly virtuous." Virtue 4.2 avg (9 votes)
"Even peace may be purchased at too high a price." War & Peace 4.1 avg (15 votes)
"He that would live in peace and at ease must not speak all he knows or all he sees." War & Peace 4.5 avg (8 votes)
"There is no such thing as a good war and there is no such thing as a bad peace." War & Peace 4.5 avg (24 votes)
"The doors of wisdom are never shut." Wisdom 4.4 avg (7 votes)
"The doorstep to the temple of wisdom is a knowledge of our own ignorance." Wisdom 4.7 avg (13 votes)
"Plough deep while sluggards sleep." Work 4.4 avg (10 votes)
"The sleeping fox catches no poultry." Work 4.5 avg (14 votes)
"Well done is better than well said." Work 4.7 avg (62 votes)
"Diligence is the mother of good luck." Work 4.6 avg (5 votes)

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