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Some sayings of Benjamin Franklin.

Benjamin Franklin

Some sayings of Benjamin Franklin.

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Published by s.n.] in [United States .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Maxims, American

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsFrederic W. Goudy Collection (Library of Congress)
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPS749.A6 F6 1928
    The Physical Object
    Pagination[16] p. ;
    Number of Pages16
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL2629388M
    LC Control Number85199708

    If you would have a faithful servant, and one that you like, serve yourself. When they think well of individuals in your native country, they will go nearer to thinking well of your country; and when your countrymen see themselves well thought of by Englishmen, they will go nearer to thinking well of England. There can't be so much money, or honor, in teaching swimming — no offense to swim teachers — that running a swimming school could best helping run a national government. The Influence Writings under that Class have on the Minds of Youth is very great, and has no where appeared so plain as in our public Friends' Journals. It is hard for an empty bag to stand upright.

    Visions of America My Brother had in or 21, begun to print a Newspaper. Poverty wants some things, luxury many things, avarice all things. It is easier to prevent bad habits than to break them. Employ your time well, if you mean to get leisure. But even after Franklin had achieved fame as a scientist and statesman, he habitually signed his letters with the unpretentious 'B.

    Yale College in Connecticut, had before made me a similar Compliment. In what we can say is a kind of "speech-act" very basically, that's a technical term for how saying something can call it into beingJames foretells the future of the Autobiography. Keep your eyes wide open before marriage, half shut afterward. Governor Keith and Colonel French tempt Franklin with ideas about government-related success and with Madeira. InFranklin hired the first American librarian, Louis Timothee.


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Benjamin Franklin Quotes

This little book is good for anyone seeking some good advice. This language shows him as someone who's not afraid to admit his ambitious tendencies, or his hope for better things, while still being mindful of his origins, where he came from, and how hard he's worked to get where he is.

He also honed his composition skills by reading essays and articles and then rewriting them from memory. Here, though, Franklin's drawing our attention not to another published work of his, but to a private piece. Drive thy business or it will drive thee. Fish and visitors stink after 3 days. To err is human, to repent divine, to persist devilish.

A house is not a home unless it contains food and fire for the mind as well as the body. In his later years, he suggested using the technique for pulling ships.

Benjamin Franklin Bio, Quotes, Autobiography, Inventions And Books.

Be civil to all; sociable to many; familiar with few; friend to one; enemy to none. Their son, Francis Folger Franklinwas born in October and died of smallpox in Franklin put the question to his cousin Timothy Folger, a Nantucket whaler captain, who told him that merchant ships routinely avoided a strong eastbound mid-ocean current.

He that would live in peace and at ease must not speak all he knows or all he sees. We feel those of the present but neither see nor feel those of the future; and hence we often make troublesome changes without amendment, and frequently for the worse.

So he's compelled by both his desire just to be better educated and his embarrassment at not knowing better math, to seek out subjects he finds difficult and master them.

In a weird way, it has way more of a place as something that affected writing the book than something that happens in it.

He that is content. He had less luck in when he launched the first German-language newspaper in the colonies, the short-lived Philadelphische Zeitung. Some roots to the American Dream can be found here: a good education can change your class standing.

Inhe was appointed commissioner to Canada and was one of five men to draft the Declaration of Independence. They shouldn't focus only decorative things like music because, in the for this society unlikely event they have to fend for themselves, they won't be able to cope with business unless they've been well educated.

Franklin's not exactly right with his facts here; while this was one of the first group of American newspapers to be published, it wasn't quite the second.

He even goes so far as to posit that it's this quality of education that made the Revolutionary War possible. Josiah wanted Ben to attend school with the clergy but only had enough money to send him to school for two years. He sold about ten thousand copies per year—it became an institution. Among Benjamin's siblings were his older brother James and his younger sister Jane.

Education My early Readiness in learning to read which must have been very early, as I do not remember when I could not read and the Opinion of all [my father's] Friends that I should certainly make a good Scholar, encourag'd him in this Purpose of his [of sending Franklin to school].

This raises some interesting questions about how you judge virtues against each other — for example, how do you pick what to work on first? But he takes this traditional step in "Regard" to the "Memory" of his parents. Faithfulness to friends and keeping promises is more important than jumping ship when new money comes along, even if it's money you desperately need.Jan 15,  · Here are some Benjamin Franklin Quotes: 27 Inspiring Benjamin Franklin Quotes: 1.

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

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