Benjamin Franklin Quotes
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Those who govern, having much business on their hands, do not generally like to take the trouble of considering and carrying into execution new projects. The best public measures are therefore seldom adopted from previous wisdom, but forced by the occasion.
Human felicity is produced not so much by great pieces of good fortune that seldom happen as by little advantages that occur every day.
Historians relate not so much what is done as what they would have believed.
How many observe Christ's birthday! How few, his precepts! O! 'tis easier to keep holidays than commandments.
He that lives upon hope will die fasting.
Idleness and pride tax with a heavier hand than kings and parliaments.
Where there's marriage without love, there will be love without marriage.
A false friend and a shadow attend only while the sun shines.
To be proud of knowledge is to be blind with light.
God works wonders now and then: Behold! a lawyer, an honest man!
Fantasy love is much better than Reality Love.
If you don't like something, change it. If you can't change it, change your attitude. Don't complain.
Open your eyes, look within. Are you satisfied with the life you're living?
You believe lies so you eventually learn to trust no one but yourself.
One is loved because one is loved. No reason is needed for loving.