I wish the bald eagle had not been chosen as the representative of our country he is a bird of bad immoral character like those among men who live by sharping and robbing, he is generally poor, and often very lousy. The turkey is a much more respectable bird, and withal a true original native of America.
More Quotes from Benjamin Franklin:Success has ruind many a man.
All mankind is divided into three classes: those that are immovable, those that are movable, and those that move.
Be not niggardly of what costs thee nothing, as courtesy, counsel, countenance.
If you want something done, ask a busy person.
It is easy to see, hard to foresee.
When befriended, remember it; when you befriend, forget it.
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