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    The greatest monarch on the proudest throne is obliged to sit upon his own arse.
    — Benjamin Franklin
    Give me yesterday's bread, this day's flesh, and last year's cider.
    — Benjamin Franklin
    He that would fish, must venture his bait.
    — Benjamin Franklin
    He who multiplies riches multiplies cares.
    — Benjamin Franklin
    tags: care 
     
    Be not disturbed at trifles, or at accidents common or unavoidable.
    — Benjamin Franklin
    Perhaps I was too saucy and provoking.
    — Benjamin Franklin
    tags: provoking 
     
    A fat kitchin, a lean Will.
    — Benjamin Franklin
    He's a fool that makes his doctor his heir.
    — Benjamin Franklin
    Force shites upon Reason's Back.
    — Benjamin Franklin
    None are deceived but they that confide.
    — Benjamin Franklin
    Squeamish stomachs cannot eat without pickles.
    — Benjamin Franklin
    Here Skugg lies snug As a bug in a rug.
    — Benjamin Franklin
    tags: lies 
     
    A nod from a lord is a breakfast for a fool.
    — Benjamin Franklin
    The game of Chess is not merely an idle amusement; several very valuable qualities of the mind are to be acquired and strengthened by it, so as to become habits ready on all occasions, for life is a kind of chess.
    — Benjamin Franklin
    tags: occasion  mind  chess  games 
     
    By playing at Chess then, we may learn... First: Foresight. Second: Circumspection. Third: Caution.
    — Benjamin Franklin
    tags: learn  chess 
     
    Now I've a sheep and a cow, every body bids me good morrow.
    — Benjamin Franklin
    tags: body 
     
    In the dark, all cats are grey.
    — Benjamin Franklin
    tags: dark  cat 
     
    The Honey is sweet, but the Bee has a Sting.
    — Benjamin Franklin
    Willows are weak, but they bind the Faggot.
    — Benjamin Franklin
    Two dry Sticks will burn a green One.
    — Benjamin Franklin
    A spoonful of honey will catch more flies than a gallon of vinegar.
    — Benjamin Franklin
    A light purse is a heavy curse.
    — Benjamin Franklin
    If gymnastics were easy, it would be called football. 10% talent, 90% hard workEnergy and persistence conquer all things.
    — Benjamin Franklin
    The handshake of the host affects the taste of the roast.
    — Benjamin Franklin
    Idleness and pride tax with a heavier hand than kings and governments.
    — Benjamin Franklin
    tags: government 
     
    All cats look gray in the dark.
    — Benjamin Franklin
    tags: dark  cat 
     
    The second vice is lying, the first is running in debt.
    — Benjamin Franklin
    tags: running  lying 
     
    If you have no Honey in your Pot, have some in your Mouth.
    — Benjamin Franklin
    Old boys have their playthings as well as young ones; the difference is only in the price.
    — Benjamin Franklin
    tags: young  boys 
     
    Let thy discontents be thy secrets; if the world knows them 'twill despise thee and increase them.
    — Benjamin Franklin
    tags: world 
     
    The problem with common sense is, it isn't.
    — Benjamin Franklin
    tags: problem 
     
    Your argument is sound, nothing but sound.
    — Benjamin Franklin
    Diligence overcomes difficulties; sloth makes them.
    — Benjamin Franklin
    The world is full of fools and faint hearts; and yet everyone has courage enough to bear the misfortunes, and wisdom enough to manage the affairs, of his neighbor.
    — Benjamin Franklin
    tags: world  wisdom  courage 
     
    Little boats should keep near shore.
    — Benjamin Franklin
    Kill no more pigeons than you can eat.
    — Benjamin Franklin
    I believe there is one Supreme most perfect being.
    — Benjamin Franklin
    tags: believe 
     
    To be thrown upon one's own resources, is to be cast in the very lap of fortune.
    — Benjamin Franklin
    The proof of gold is fire.
    — Benjamin Franklin
    tags: fire 
     
    Some make Conscience of wearing a Hat in the Church, who make none of robbing the Altar.
    — Benjamin Franklin
    tags: conscience  church 
     
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