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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

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




Translation

Translation

(French, German)



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

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




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Quotes for: life


Quotes

Quotes about life:


As soon as you trust yourself, you will know how to live.





Man arrives as a novice at each age of his life.





A happy life, therefore, is one which is in accordance with its own nature.





There is more to life than increasing its speed.





To live means to love, but above all, to love life.





Go confidently in the direction of your dreams. Live the life you have imagined.











Quotes for: tragedy


Quotes

Quotes about tragedy:


Life is a tragedy when seen in close-up, but a comedy in long-shot.





There are only two tragedies in life: one is not getting what one wants, and the other is getting it.





You get tragedy where the tree, instead of bending, breaks.





Show me a hero, and I'll write you a tragedy.





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.





Fables should be taught as fables, myths as myths, and miracles as poetic fantasies. To teach superstitions as truths is a most terrible thing. The child mind accepts and believes them, and only through great pain and perhaps tragedy can he be in after years relieved of them.











Quotes

Benjamin Franklin also said...


They who can give up essential liberty to obtain a little temporary safety, deserve neither liberty nor safety.





There was never a good war, or a bad peace.





Love your Enemies, for they tell you your faults.





At twenty years of age the will reigns; at thirty, the wit; and at forty, the judgment.





The doorstep to the temple of wisdom is a knowledge of our own ignorance.





Dost thou love life? Then do not squander time, for that is the stuff life is made of.












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