A house is not a home unless it contains food and fire for the mind as well as the body.
More Quotes from Benjamin Franklin:Interest which blinds some People, enlightens others.
Happiness consists more in small conveniences of pleasures that occur every day, than in great pieces of good fortune that happen but seldom to a man in the course of his life.
Don't go to the doctor with every distemper, nor to the lawyer with every quarrel, nor to the pot for every thirst
Lovers, Travellers, and Poets, will give money to be heard
And have we now forgotten that powerful Friend Or do we imagine we no longer need His assistance I have lived a long time and the longer I live, the more convincing proofs I see of this truth that God governs in the affairs of men. And if a sparrow cannot fall to the ground without His notice, is it probable that an empire can rise without His aid We have been assured, Sir, in the Sacred Writings, that except the Lord build the House, they labor in vain that build it. I firmly believe this and I also believe that, without His concurring aid, we shall succeed in this political building no better than the builders of Babel.
We are all born ignorant, but one must work hard to remain stupid.
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