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Make yourself sheep and the wolves will eat you. ...
by Benjamin Franklin

Make yourself sheep and the wolves will eat you.
- Benjamin Franklin

A man wrapped up in himself makes a very small bundle.
- Benjamin Franklin PHOTO

One good Husband is worth two good Wives;
for the scarcer things are, the more they're valued.
- Benjamin Franklin

Guests, like fish, begin to smell after three days.
- Benjamin Franklin


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People who are wrapped up in themselves make small packages.
- Benjamin Franklin

Silence is not always a Sign of Wisdom,
but Babbling is ever a folly.
- Benjamin Franklin

Experience keeps a dear school,
but fools will learn in no other.
- Benjamin Franklin


 

Keep your eyes wide open before marriage, half shut afterwards.
- Benjamin Franklin

A benevolent man should allow a few faults in himself,
to keep his friends in countenance.
- Benjamin Franklin

Three can keep a secret, if two of them are dead.
- Benjamin Franklin

Any fool can criticize, condemn and complain,
and most fools do.
- Benjamin Franklin

Doing an injury puts you below your enemy;
revenging one make you but even with him;
forgiving it sets you above him.
- Benjamin Franklin [attributed]

Money has never made man happy, nor will it,
there is nothing in its nature to produce happiness.
The more of it one has the more one wants.
- Benjamin Franklin

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

He that would fish, must venture his bait.
- Benjamin Franklin

Absence sharpens love, presence strengthens it.
- Benjamin Franklin

Early to bed and early to rise,
makes a man healthy, wealthy, and wise.
- Benjamin Franklin

Hide not your talents,
they for use were made.
What's a sundial in the shade?
- Benjamin Franklin

We must, indeed, all hang together or,
most assuredly, we shall all hang separately.
- Benjamin Franklin

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

Little strokes,
Fell great oaks.
- Benjamin Franklin

If a man empties his purse into his head,
no man can take it away from him.
An investment in knowledge always pays the best interest.
- Benjamin Franklin

Fear not death; for the sooner we die,
the longer shall we be immortal.
- Benjamin Franklin

A penny saved is a penny earned.
- Benjamin Franklin [attributed]

Eat to live, and not live to eat.
- Benjamin Franklin

Love your Neighbor; yet don't pull down your Hedge.
- Benjamin Franklin

It is easier to prevent bad habits than to break them.
- Benjamin Franklin

A house is not a home unless it
contains food and fire
for the mind as well as the body.
- Benjamin Franklin

Necessity never made a good bargain.
- Benjamin Franklin

Do not anticipate trouble,
or worry about what may never happen.
Keep in the sunlight.
- Benjamin Franklin

Be slow in choosing a friend, slower in changing.
- Benjamin Franklin

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

Energy and persistence conquer all things.
- Benjamin Franklin

It is a great confidence in a friend
to tell him your faults;
greater to tell him his.
- Benjamin Franklin

For want of a nail the shoe was lost;
for want of a shoe the horse was lost;
and for want of a horse the rider was lost.
- Benjamin Franklin

When the well's dry, we know the worth of water.
- Benjamin Franklin

We must all hang together,
or assuredly we shall all hang separately.
- Benjamin Franklin

What you seem to be, be really.
- Benjamin Franklin

Happiness depends more on the inward disposition of mind,
than on outward circumstances.
- Benjamin Franklin

A little neglect may breed great mischief.
- Benjamin Franklin

A good example is the best sermon.
- Benjamin Franklin

An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure.
- Benjamin Franklin

Search others for their virtues, thyself for thy vices.
- Benjamin Franklin

Does thou love life? Then do not squander time;
for that's the stuff life is made of.
- Benjamin Franklin

Never has there been a good war or a bad peace.
- Benjamin Franklin

Well done is better than well said.
- Benjamin Franklin

I am the lord of myself, accountable to none.
- Benjamin Franklin

There was never a good war or a bad peace.
- Benjamin Franklin

He that hath a Trade, hath an Estate.
- Benjamin Franklin

Never leave that till tomorrow which you can do today.
- Benjamin Franklin

Half a truth is often a great lie.
- Benjamin Franklin

The way to see by faith is to shut the eye of reason.
- Benjamin Franklin [attributed]

Hunger is the best pickle.
- Benjamin Franklin

You can lead a man to Congress,
but you can't make him think.
- Milton Berle

New Yorkers love it when you spill your guts out there.
Spill your guts at Wimbledon and they make you stop and clean it up.
- Jimmy Carter

EVERYONE has the right to make an ass out of themselves.
- Harold and Maude (The movie )

I don't want to move to a city where the only cultural advantage
is being able to make a right turn on a red light.
- the Woody Allen movie Annie Hall

I didn't make it all the way through third grade for nothing.
- the movie The Rescuers Down Under

Clear? Huh. Why a four-year-old child
could understand this report.
Run out and find me a four-year-old child,
I can't make head or tail of it.
- the Groucho Marx movie Duck Soup

Go ahead, make my day.
- the movie Sudden Impact (1983)

Nothing makes the earth seem so spacious
as to have friends at a distance;
they make the latitudes and the longitudes.
- Henry David Thoreau

One cannot have everything the way he would like it.
A man has no business to be depressed by a disappointment,
anyway; he ought to make up his mind to get even.
- Mark Twain

You can't make an omelet without breaking eggs.
- Anonymous

You can put wings on a pig,
but you don't make it an eagle.
- William J. Clinton

You'll live to be a hundred if you give up
all the things that make you want to.
- the movie Interiors

How many legs does a dog have
if you call the tail a leg? Four.
Calling a tail a leg doesn't make it a leg.
- Abraham Lincoln

Clothes make the man.
Naked people have little or no influence on society.
- Mark Twain

A positive attitude may not solve all your problems,
but it will annoy enough people to make it worth the effort.
- Herm Albright

I don't know, I don't care,
and it doesn't make any difference!
- Albert Einstein

I can make more generals, but horses cost money.
- Abraham Lincoln

God doesn't make junk.
- Anonymous


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