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Quote of Benjamin Franklin - There was never a good war...


Biography - Benjamin Franklin:

Born: 1706 - Died: 1790
Period:
18th century
Place of birth: United States
United States

There was never a good war, or a bad peace.




Translation

Translation

(French, German)



French
Il n'y a jamais eu de bonne guerre ni de mauvaise paix.

German
Es gab nie einen guten Krieg oder einen schlechten Frieden.




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Quotes for: war


Quotes

Quotes about war:


War is sweet to those who have no experience of it,
but the experienced man trembles exceedingly at heart on its approach.

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At the bottom of all patriotism there is war: that is why I am no patriot.
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War is not an adventure. It is a disease. It is like typhus.
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Whatever makes for cultural development is working also against war.
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In time of war the laws are silent.
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War is an evil which dishonours mankind.
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Quotes for: peace


Quotes

Quotes about peace:


If you want to make peace with your enemy, you have to work with your enemy. Then he becomes your partner.
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If you want to live in peace with yourself, you have to accept yourself as you are.
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Thoughts at peace. That is the goal someone who philosophizes longs for.
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Peace is rarely denied to the peaceful.
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Our peace shall stand as firm as rocky mountains.
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Peace is liberty in tranquillity.
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Benjamin Franklin also said...


They who can give up essential liberty to obtain a little temporary safety, deserve neither liberty nor safety.
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Love your Enemies, for they tell you your faults.
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At twenty years of age the will reigns; at thirty, the wit; and at forty, the judgment.
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The doorstep to the temple of wisdom is a knowledge of our own ignorance.
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Dost thou love life? Then do not squander time, for that is the stuff life is made of.
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The way to see by Faith is to shut the Eye of Reason.
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