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"Those who love deeply never grow old; they may die of old age, but they die young."  B. Franklin

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March 15, 2011 at 11:14 AM Flag Quote & Reply

Lloyd Wheeler aka B. Franklin
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"I can only judge what other people will think and how they will act, by what I feel within myself." 

 Benjamin Franklin

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March 28, 2011 at 11:32 AM Flag Quote & Reply

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"Thou can'st not joke an enemy into a friend, but thou mayst a friend into an enemy."  Benjamin Franklin

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March 29, 2011 at 11:13 AM Flag Quote & Reply

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"There are three great destroyers of mankind: plague, famine and a Hero [demagogue].  Plagues and famines destroy persons only and leave goods to your heirs, but a Hero, when he comes, takes life and goods together; his business and glory of it is to destroy men and works of man."  Benjamin Franklin

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March 30, 2011 at 12:05 PM Flag Quote & Reply

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"There was never yet a great man that was not at the same time truely virtuous."  Benjamin Franklin

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March 31, 2011 at 12:15 PM Flag Quote & Reply

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"There's many witty men whose brains can't fill their bellies."

"He is a fool that cannot conceal his wisdom."

Benjamin Franklin

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April 1, 2011 at 10:44 AM Flag Quote & Reply

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"I grew convinced that truth, sincerity, and integrity in dealing between man and man were of utmost importance to the felicity of life."  Benjamin Franklin

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April 4, 2011 at 11:18 AM Flag Quote & Reply

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"for age and want, save while you may; no morning sun last a whole day."  Benjamin Franklin

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April 6, 2011 at 11:08 AM Flag Quote & Reply

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"If you love life, then do not squander time, for that is the stuff life is made of."  Benjamin Franklin

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April 8, 2011 at 12:13 PM Flag Quote & Reply

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"If you want to be wealthy, think of saving, as well as earning."  "Beware of little expenses; A small leak will sink a great ship."  Benjamin Franklin

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April 11, 2011 at 9:20 AM Flag Quote & Reply

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"Industry pays debts, while despair increases them."   Benjamin Franklin

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April 12, 2011 at 9:21 AM Flag Quote & Reply

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"We are taxed twice as huch by our idleness, three times as much by our pride, and four times as much by our folly."  Benjamin Franklin

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April 13, 2011 at 10:22 AM Flag Quote & Reply

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"What maintains one vice would bring up two children."  Benjamin Franklin

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April 15, 2011 at 11:11 AM Flag Quote & Reply

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"Think of three things: whence you came, where you are going, and to whom you must account."

Benjamin Franklin

April 19, 2011 at 10:29 AM Flag Quote & Reply

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"He who rises late must trot all day."

"If you want to be wealthy, think of saving as well as earning."

Benjamin Franklin

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April 20, 2011 at 10:28 AM Flag Quote & Reply

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"Those who will not be counselled, cannot be helped."   Benjamin Franklin

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April 21, 2011 at 10:47 AM Flag Quote & Reply

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"To succeed, jump as quickly at opportunities as you do at conclusions."  Benjamin Franklin

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April 25, 2011 at 10:01 AM Flag Quote & Reply

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"We are all born ignorant, but one must work hard to remain stupid."   Benjamin Franklin

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April 26, 2011 at 10:21 AM Flag Quote & Reply

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"If you would not be forgotten as soon as you are dead and rotten, either write things worth reading or do things worth writing."  Benjamin Franklin

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