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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

Being ignorant is not so much a shame, as being unwilling to learn.




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Quotes for: to learn


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Quotes for: to learn


Whoever wishes to become a philosopher must learn not to be frightened by absurdities.
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I learned that courage was not the absence of fear, but the triumph over it. The brave man is not he who does not feel afraid, but he who conquers that fear.
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He who would learn to fly one day must first learn to stand and walk and run and climb and dance; one cannot fly into flying.”
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What experience and history teach is this — that people and governments never have learned anything from history, or acted on principles deduced from it.
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Learning to love is why we are here.
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It is of immense importance to learn to laugh at ourselves.
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Quotes for: ignorance


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Quotes about ignorance:


The evil that is in the world almost always comes of ignorance, and good intentions may do as much harm as malevolence if they lack understanding.
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Ignorance is the mother of all evils.
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I believe all suffering is caused by ignorance.
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Opinion is the medium between knowledge and ignorance.
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To succeed in life, you need two things: ignorance and confidence.
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The only way to avoid error is ignorance.
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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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