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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

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I conceive that the great part of the miseries of mankind are brought upon them by false estimates they have made of the value of things.
Benjamin Franklin




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Intelligence has value only in the service of love.”
Antoine de Saint-Exupery
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One of the secrets of life is that all that is really worth the doing is what we do for others.”
Lewis Carroll
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The cost of a thing is the amount of what I will call life which is required to be exchanged for it, immediately or in the long run.”
Henry David Thoreau - Walden; or, Life in the Woods
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The true value of a human being can be found in the degree to which he has attained liberation from the self.”
Albert Einstein
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One's life has value so long as one attributes value to the life of others, by means of love, friendship, indignation and compassion.”
Simone de Beauvoir
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There is no sense in life a priori. Life is nothing until it is lived; but it is yours to make sense of, and the value of it is nothing else but the sense that you choose.”
Jean-Paul Sartre - Existentialism and Humanism
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They who can give up essential liberty to obtain a little temporary safety, deserve neither liberty nor safety.”
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There was never a good war, or a bad peace.”
Benjamin Franklin
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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.”
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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