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Benjamin Franklin

Benjamin Franklin (January 17, 1706 [O.S. January 6, 1705] – April 17, 1790) was one of the Founding Fathers of the United States. A renowned polymath, Franklin was a leading author, printer, political theorist, politician, freemason, postmaster, scientist, inventor, civic activist, statesman, and diplomat. As a scientist, he was a major figure in the American Enlightenment and the history of physics for his discoveries and theories regarding electricity. As an inventor, he is known for the lightning rod, bifocals, and the Franklin stove, among other inventions. He facilitated many civic organizations, including Philadelphia's fire department and a university.

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He that drinks his Cyder alone, let him catch his Horse alone.

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Plough deep while sluggards sleep.

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

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Never leave that till tomorrow which you can do today.

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I fear the man who drinks water and so remembers this morning what the rest of us said last night

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?Without justice, courage is weak.?

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Do not fear mistakes. You will know failure. Continue to reach out.

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Women are books, and men the readers be...

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The one who fails to prepare is preparing to fail.

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Security without liberty is called prison.

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I therefore beg leave to move that henceforth prayers imploring the assistance of Heaven, and its bl ...

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When you are good to others, you are best to yourself.

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He that speaks much, is much mistaken.

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The U. S. Constitution doesn't guarantee happiness, only the pursuit of it. You have to catch up wit ...

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I didn't fail the test, I just found 100 ways to do it wrong.

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