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

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

Related topics: Motivational

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

Little strokes,
Fell great oaks.
- Benjamin Franklin

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

 

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

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

A good example is the best sermon.
- Benjamin Franklin

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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

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

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

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

Necessity never made a good bargain.
- 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

A little neglect may breed great mischief.
- Benjamin Franklin

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

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

Well done is better than well said.
- Benjamin Franklin

Energy and persistence conquer all things.
- Benjamin Franklin

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Absence sharpens love, presence strengthens it.
- Benjamin Franklin

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

A good conscience is a continual Christmas.
- Benjamin Franklin

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

All who think cannot but see there is a sanction like
that of religion which binds us in partnership in the
serious work of the world.
- Benjamin Franklin

A life of leisure and a life of laziness are two things.
There will be sleeping enough in the grave.
- Benjamin Franklin

Admiration is the daughter of ignorance.
- Benjamin Franklin

Applause waits on success.
- Benjamin Franklin

Anger is never without a reason, but seldom with a good one.
- Benjamin Franklin

A great empire, like a great cake, is most easily diminished at the edges.
- Benjamin Franklin

All mankind is divided into three classes:
those that are immovable,
those that are movable, and those that move.
- Benjamin Franklin

An investment in knowledge pays the best interest.
- Benjamin Franklin

A countryman between two lawyers is like a fish between two cats.
- Benjamin Franklin

And whether you're an honest man, or whether you're a thief,
depends on whose solicitor has given me my brief.
- Benjamin Franklin

A small leak can sink a great ship.
- Benjamin Franklin

Hunger is the best pickle.
- Benjamin Franklin

A learned blockhead is a greater blockhead than an ignorant one.
- Benjamin Franklin

All wars are follies, very expensive and very mischievous ones.
- Benjamin Franklin

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

Many men go fishing all of their lives
without knowing that it is not fish they are after.
- Henry David Thoreau

Give a man a fish and he will eat for a day,
teach a man to fish and he will eat for a lifetime.
- Chinese Proverb

The River of Life has no judgments.
The River flows with no concept of good and bad - right and wrong.
The fields and dreams of men may be nourished by the River of Life,
or flooded and covered with silt, and the River just flows.
Men may catch fish and live on the River of Life,
or they may founder in a storm and drown, and the River just flows.
The River of Life is timeless.
It is not unchanging, but it is timeless,
and it changes in its own time.
The River of Life knows no obstacles.
The River can cut through solid rock - in its own time.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Give the right man two fishes and some bread,
and he will feed the world;
give the wrong man two fishes and some bread
and he will invent the fast-food fish sandwich.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie


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