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Benjamin Franklin

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"To find out a girl's faults, praise her to her girl friends." 4.5 avg (28 votes)
"The art of acting consists in keeping people from coughing." Acting 4.5 avg (2 votes)
"I guess I don't so much mind being old, as I mind being fat and old." Age 4.6 avg (11 votes)
"Life's Tragedy is that we get old to soon and wise too late." Age 4.4 avg (13 votes)
"The Constitution only gives people the right to pursue happiness. You have to catch it yourself." America 4.7 avg (37 votes)
"Whatever is begun in anger ends in shame." Anger 4.6 avg (25 votes)
"Anger is one of the sinews of the soul; he that wants it hath a maimed mind." Anger 3.7 avg (3 votes)
"If Jack's in love, he's no judge of Jill's beauty." Beauty, Love 4.4 avg (22 votes)
"Beauty and folly are old companions." Beauty 3.7 avg (3 votes)
"The first mistake in public business is the going into it." Business 3.5 avg (4 votes)
"Drive thy business or it will drive thee." Business 2.3 avg (3 votes)
"Educate your children to self-control, to the habit of holding passion and prejudice and evil tendencies subject to an upright and reasoning will, and you have done much to abolish misery from their future and crimes from society." Children 4.4 avg (9 votes)
"How many observe Christ's birthday! How few, his precepts! O! 'tis easier to keep holidays than commandments." Christianity, Christmas 4.7 avg (20 votes)
"A good conscience is a continual Christmas." Christmas, Morality 4.4 avg (17 votes)
"Beer is living proof that God loves us and wants us to be happy." Comedy 4.8 avg (345 votes)
"Many a long dispute among divines may be thus abridged: It is so. It is not so. It is so. It is not so." Debate 3.0 avg (2 votes)
"Democracy is two wolves and a lamb voting on what to have for lunch." Democracy 4.6 avg (93 votes)
"Genius without education is like silver in the mine." Education, Genius 4.6 avg (20 votes)
"If a man empties his purse into his head, no one can take it from him." Education 4.5 avg (10 votes)
"Experience is a dear teacher, but fools will learn at no other." Experience 4.4 avg (12 votes)

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