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Doing an injury puts you below your enemy;
by Benjamin Franklin

Doing an injury puts you below your enemy;
revenging one make you but even with him;
forgiving it sets you above him.
- Benjamin Franklin [attributed]

Related topics: Life Human-Nature Psychology Wisdom Anger Hate Forgiveness

Any fool can criticize, condemn and complain,
and most fools do.
- Benjamin Franklin PHOTO

A man wrapped up in himself makes a very small bundle.
- Benjamin Franklin

Well done is better than well said.
- Benjamin Franklin

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It is easier to prevent bad habits than to break them.
- Benjamin Franklin

What you seem to be, be really.
- Benjamin Franklin

Eat to live, and not live to eat.
- Benjamin Franklin

 

When the well's dry, we know the worth of water.
- Benjamin Franklin

A good example is the best sermon.
- Benjamin Franklin

Early to bed and early to rise,
makes a man healthy, wealthy, and wise.
- Benjamin Franklin

Do not anticipate trouble,
or worry about what may never happen.
Keep in the sunlight.
- Benjamin Franklin

We must, indeed, all hang together or,
most assuredly, we shall all hang separately.
- Benjamin Franklin

Fear not death; for the sooner we die,
the longer shall we be immortal.
- Benjamin Franklin

Does thou love life? Then do not squander time;
for that's the stuff life is made of.
- Benjamin Franklin

We must all hang together,
or assuredly we shall all hang separately.
- Benjamin Franklin

Money has never made man happy, nor will it,
there is nothing in its nature to produce happiness.
The more of it one has the more one wants.
- Benjamin Franklin

Half a truth is often a great lie.
- Benjamin Franklin

Little strokes,
Fell great oaks.
- Benjamin Franklin

Never leave that till tomorrow which you can do today.
- Benjamin Franklin

Happiness depends more on the inward disposition of mind,
than on outward circumstances.
- Benjamin Franklin

Dost thou love life? Then do not squander time,
for that is the stuff that life is made of.
- Benjamin Franklin

For want of a nail the shoe was lost;
for want of a shoe the horse was lost;
and for want of a horse the rider was lost.
- Benjamin Franklin

Energy and persistence conquer all things.
- Benjamin Franklin

A little neglect may breed great mischief.
- Benjamin Franklin

A penny saved is a penny earned.
- Benjamin Franklin [attributed]

If a man empties his purse into his head,
no man can take it away from him.
An investment in knowledge always pays the best interest.
- Benjamin Franklin

They who can give up essential liberty
to obtain a little temporary safety
deserve neither liberty nor safety.
- Benjamin Franklin

Hide not your talents,
they for use were made.
What's a sundial in the shade?
- Benjamin Franklin

An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure.
- Benjamin Franklin

Silence is not always a Sign of Wisdom,
but Babbling is ever a folly.
- Benjamin Franklin

Necessity never made a good bargain.
- Benjamin Franklin

A benevolent man should allow a few faults in himself,
to keep his friends in countenance.
- Benjamin Franklin

A house is not a home unless it
contains food and fire
for the mind as well as the body.
- Benjamin Franklin

Be slow in choosing a friend, slower in changing.
- Benjamin Franklin

Search others for their virtues, thyself for thy vices.
- Benjamin Franklin

Three can keep a secret, if two of them are dead.
- Benjamin Franklin

He that would fish, must venture his bait.
- Benjamin Franklin

It is a great confidence in a friend
to tell him your faults;
greater to tell him his.
- Benjamin Franklin

I am the lord of myself, accountable to none.
- Benjamin Franklin

Absence sharpens love, presence strengthens it.
- Benjamin Franklin

There was never a good war or a bad peace.
- Benjamin Franklin

The way to see by faith is to shut the eye of reason.
- Benjamin Franklin [attributed]

Make yourself sheep and the wolves will eat you.
- Benjamin Franklin

Never has there been a good war or a bad peace.
- Benjamin Franklin

At twenty years of age the will reigns;
at thirty, the wit;
and at forty, the judgment.
- Benjamin Franklin

Love your Neighbor; yet don't pull down your Hedge.
- Benjamin Franklin

One good Husband is worth two good Wives;
for the scarcer things are, the more they're valued.
- Benjamin Franklin

He that hath a Trade, hath an Estate.
- Benjamin Franklin

Experience keeps a dear school,
but fools will learn in no other.
- Benjamin Franklin

Hunger is the best pickle.
- Benjamin Franklin

Keep your eyes wide open before marriage, half shut afterwards.
- Benjamin Franklin

Guests, like fish, begin to smell after three days.
- Benjamin Franklin

People who are wrapped up in themselves make small packages.
- Benjamin Franklin

Insanity is doing the same thing, over and over again,
but expecting different results.
- Rita Mae Brown, also attributed to Einstein

Don't underestimate the value of Doing Nothing,
of just going along,
listening to all the things you can't hear,
and not bothering.
- A. A. Milne (Winnie-The-Pooh)

It isn't what you have, or who you are, or where you are,
or what you are doing that makes you happy or unhappy.
It is what you think about.
- Dale Carnegie

The simplest questions are the most profound.
Where were you born?
Where is your home?
Where are you going?
What are you doing?
Think about these once in a while
and watch your answers change.
- Richard Bach

The definition of insanity is doing the same thing
over and over and expecting different results.
- Albert Einstein

Lives based on having are less free
than lives based on doing or being.
- E.Y. Harburg

My heroes are the ones who survived doing it wrong,
who made mistakes, but recovered from them.
- Bono

Never interrupt someone doing what you said couldn't be done.
- Amelia Earhart

Not everyone is always going to like what you do.
Your job application, your book proposal,
your offer of marriage is going to
get rejected sometimes - perhaps often.
Your boss, your spouse, even the person
behind you in the supermarket checkout line
is occasionally going to think that you are doing it all wrong.
Don't take it personally.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Always question WHY you are doing something.
Is it a free-will gift or an obligation?
That which is done out of a feeling of obligation
is unworkable as a substitute for a gift.
Obligation creates a feeling of resentment on your part,
and evokes resentment rather than gratitude
on the part of the recipient.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Start by doing what's necessary;
then do what's possible;
and suddenly you are doing the impossible.
- St. Francis of Assisi

The difference between what we do
and what we are capable of doing
would suffice to solve most of the world's problem.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

The Master acts without doing, and everything gets done.
- Lao Tzu

I believe that anyone can conquer fear
by doing the things he fears to do,
provided he keeps doing them until he gets
a record of successful experience behind him.
- Eleanor Roosevelt

Common sense is the knack of seeing things as they are,
and doing things as they ought to be done.
- Josh Billings

Men of lofty genius,
when they are doing the least work,
are most active.
- Leonardo da Vinci

All wrong-doing arises because of mind.
If mind is transformed can wrong-doing remain?
- The Buddha

Do not look for approval
except for the consciousness of doing your best.
- Andrew Carnegie


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