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

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A cheerful face is nearly as good for an invalid as healthy weather.
Cheerfulness
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A learned blockhead is a greater blockhead than an ignorant one.
Ignorance
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A life of leisure and a life of laziness are two things. There will be sleeping enough in the grave.
Laziness
Benjamin Franklin

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A little neglect may breed great mischief.
Neglect
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A small leak can sink a great ship
Things and Little Things
Benjamin Franklin

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A spoonful of honey will catch more flies than a gallon of vinegar.
Tact and Tactfulness
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Admiration is the daughter of ignorance.
Admiration
Benjamin Franklin

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An old young man, will be a young old man.
Age and Aging
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An undutiful daughter will prove an unmanageable wife.
Marriage
Benjamin Franklin

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Applause waits on success.
Popularity
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At twenty years of age the will reigns; at thirty, the wit; and at forty, the judgment.
Age and Aging
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Being ignorant is not so much a shame as being unwilling to learn.
Ignorance
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Beware of little expenses. A small leak will sink a great ship.
Expenditure
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Beware the hobby that eats.
Caution
Benjamin Franklin

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Blessed is he who expects nothing, for he shall never be disappointed.
Expectation
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Buy what thou hast no need of and ere long thou shalt sell thy necessities.
Necessity
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By failing to prepare, you are preparing to fail.
Planning
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Certainty? In this world nothing is certain but death and taxes.
Certainty
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Clean your finger before you point at my spots.
Hypocrisy
Benjamin Franklin

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Clearly spoken, Mr. Fogg; you explain English by Greek.
Ambiguity
Benjamin Franklin

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Constant complaint is the poorest sort of pay for all the comforts we enjoy.
Complaints and Complaining
Benjamin Franklin

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Content makes poor men rich; discontentment makes rich men poor.
Contentment
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Creditors have better memories than debtors.
Memory
Benjamin Franklin

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Diligence is the mother of good luck.
Diligence
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