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Benjamin Franklin
(1706-1790) born on
Jan 17
US statesman, diplomat, inventor, printer. He published "Poor Richard's Almanac", 1732-57 ; invented bifocal glasses and the lightning rod.
         
   
F
I am about courting a girl I have had but little acquaintance with. How shall I come to a knowledge of her faults, and whether she has the virtues I imagine she has? Answer. Commend her among her female acquaintances.

R
Hear reason, or she'll make you feel her.
A
One today is worth two tomorrows; never leave that till tomorrow which you can do today.
N
Fatigue is the best pillow.
K
All would live long, but none would be old.
 
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Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F: "Complete Works," vol. 1, "Miscellaneous Observations" (ed. by John Bigelow, 1887 --88).
R: In "Correct Quotes for DOS," WordStar International, 1991.
A: In "My Favorite Quotations," by Norman Vincent Peale, 1990.
N: In "Correct Quotes for DOS," WordStar International, 1991.
K: In "Webster's Electronic Quotebase," ed. Keith Mohler, 1994.
   


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