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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

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.




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Intelligence has value only in the service of love.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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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