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Benjamin Franklin

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Biography - Benjamin Franklin:

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

Quote

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




Translation  

Translation

(French, German)


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

German
Es gab nie einen guten Krieg oder einen schlechten Frieden.”
Benjamin Franklin




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Quotes about war:


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

Pindar
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At the bottom of all patriotism there is war: that is why I am no patriot.”
Jules Renard
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War is not an adventure. It is a disease. It is like typhus.”
Antoine de Saint-Exupery
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War is organized murder and torture against our brothers.”
Alfred Adler
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War: a massacre of people who don't know each other for the profit of people who know each other but don't massacre each other.”
Paul Valéry
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For peace is not mere absence of war, but is a virtue that springs from, a state of mind, a disposition for benevolence, confidence, justice.”
Baruch Spinoza
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Quotes about peace:


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If you want to make peace with your enemy, you have to work with your enemy. Then he becomes your partner.”
Nelson Mandela
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Peace is liberty in tranquillity.”
Marcus Tullius Cicero
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In a world of peace and love, music would be the universal language.”
Henry David Thoreau
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If you want to live in peace with yourself, you have to accept yourself as you are.”
Selma Lagerlöf
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The science of the mind can only have for its proper goal the understanding of human nature by every human being, and through its use, brings peace to every human soul.”
Alfred Adler
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The most disadvantageous peace is better than the most just war.”
Desiderius Erasmus
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Benjamin Franklin also said...


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