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Benjamin Franklin

Quote of Benjamin Franklin - I conceive that the great part...


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'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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Freedom is a possession of inestimable value.”
Marcus Tullius Cicero
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In this possibly terminal phase of human existence, democracy and freedom are more than just ideals to be valued - they may be essential to survival.”
Noam Chomsky
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Try not to become a man of success, but rather try to become a man of value.”
Albert Einstein
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The ultimate value of life depends upon awareness and the power of contemplation rather than upon mere survival.”
Aristotle
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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.”
Benjamin Franklin
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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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