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Benjamin Franklin

Quote of Benjamin Franklin - Life's Tragedy is that we get...


Biography - Benjamin Franklin:

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

Quote

Life's Tragedy is that we get old to soon and wise too late.
Benjamin Franklin




Translation  

Translation

(French, German)


French
La tragédie de la vie est que nous devenons vieux trop tôt et sages trop tard.”
Benjamin Franklin

German
Die Tragödie im Leben ist, dass wir zu früh alt und zu spät weise werden.”
Benjamin Franklin




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Quotes about life:



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As soon as you trust yourself, you will know how to live.”
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Man arrives a novice at every age of life.”
Nicolas Chamfort - Maximes et pensées
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A happy life, therefore, is one which is in accordance with its own nature.”
Seneca - De Vita Beata
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There is more to life than increasing its speed.”
Mahatma Gandhi
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To live means to love, but above all, to love life.”
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My life is my message.”
Mahatma Gandhi
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Quotes about tragedy:



Quotes for: tragedy

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Life is a tragedy when seen in close-up, but a comedy in long-shot.”
Charlie Chaplin
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There are only two tragedies in life: one is not getting what one wants, and the other is getting it.”
Oscar Wilde
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You get tragedy where the tree, instead of bending, breaks.”
Ludwig Wittgenstein
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A tragedy need not have blood and death it's enough that it all be filled with that majestic sadness that is the pleasure of tragedy.”
Jean Racine
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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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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.”
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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