Reading makes a full man, meditation a profound man, discourse a clear man.
More Quotes from Benjamin Franklin:They that can give up essential liberty to obtain a little temporary safety deserve neither liberty nor safety. This sentence was much used in the Revolutionary period. It occurs even so early as November, 1755, in an answer by the Assembly of Pennsylvania to the Governor, and forms the motto of Franklin's 'Historical Review,' 1759, appearing also in the body of the work. Frothingham Rise of the Republic of the United States, p. 413.
A good conscience is a continued Christmas.
Be studious in your profession, and you will be learned. Be industrious and frugal, and you will be rich.
Those disputing, contradicting, and confuting people are generally unfortunate in their affairs. They get victory, sometimes, but they never get good will, which would be of more use to them.
Be civil to all sociable to many familiar with few friend to one enemy to none.
To find out a girl's faults, praise her to her girlfriends.
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Distinctly American poetry is usually written in the context of one's geographic landscape, sometimes out of one's cultural myths, and often with reference to gender and race or ethnic origins.