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Little strokes,
by Benjamin Franklin

Little strokes,
Fell great oaks.
- Benjamin Franklin

Related topics: Wisdom

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

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]

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

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

A little neglect may breed great mischief.
- Benjamin Franklin

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

 

A good example is the best sermon.
- Benjamin Franklin

Eat to live, and not live to eat.
- 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

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

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

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

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

Energy and persistence conquer all things.
- Benjamin Franklin

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

Well done is better than well said.
- Benjamin Franklin

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Absence sharpens love, presence strengthens it.
- Benjamin Franklin

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Hunger is the best pickle.
- Benjamin Franklin

"Just living is not enough," said the butterfly,
"one must have sunshine, freedom and a little flower."
- Hans Christian Andersen

A foolish consistency is the hobgoblin of little minds.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

I never accepted the idea
that I had to be guided by
some pattern or blueprint.
- Little Richard

Enjoy the little things, for one day you may look back
and realize they were the big things.
- Robert Brault

Unlike grown-ups, children have little need to deceive themselves.
- Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Most truths are so naked
that people feel sorry for them
and cover them up,
at least a little bit.
- Edward R. Murrow

Mother is the name for God
in the lips and hearts of little children.
- William Makepeace Thackeray

Genuine heroes - no batteries needed -
bring lots of open-mind and at least a little courage.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

'Tis the business of little minds to shrink,
but they whose heart is firm,
and whose conscience approves their conduct,
will pursue their principles unto death.
- Thomas Paine

Great oaks from little acorns grow.
- Proverb

The greatest wealth is to live content with little.
- Plato

Any man who reads too much
and uses his own brain too little
falls into lazy habits of thinking.
- Albert Einstein

It is not the man who has too little,
but the man who craves more, that is poor.
- Lucius Annaeus Seneca

Little do men perceive what solitude is,
and how far it extendeth.
For a crowd is not company,
and faces are but a gallery of pictures,
and talk but a tinkling cymbal,
where there is no love.
- Francis Bacon

The choice is to work alone to be a little
more successful than the next person,
or to work together for the great betterment of humanity.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Two little words that can make the difference: START NOW.
- Mary C. Crowley

He who knows best knows how little he knows.
- Thomas Jefferson

We shall see but a little way if
we require to understand what we see.
- Henry David Thoreau


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