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Always an up-to-date mentor, Franklin’s insights fit right into the soundbites you see here. But why stop here? For a Niagara of wit and understanding in
the wonderful words from Ben's own works, get to a search engine
try: Franklin + “Poor Richard.” You might add “1758” -- or just click here
. The 1758 preface features some favorite sayings. ( Oh, parents, those
"Poor Richard's" websites can get raucous.)
see also DIET, DOCTORS, HERBS and TEMPERANCE & INDULGENCE.
|If thou wouldst live long, live well; for Folly and Wickness shorten Life. ||Moral ambiguity
Shortens the annuity.
|We are not so sensible of the greatest Health as of the least Sickness. ||Rosy health
Blooms in stealth.
|Much Virtue in Herbs, little in Men. ||Trust herbs,
|Historians relate, not so much what is done, as what they would have believed. ||Historians sway
The battles their way.
|Neither praise nor dispraise, till seven Christmasses be over. ||Grade op-ed page
That’s … grade-school age.
|Happy that nation, fortunate that age, when history is not diverting. ||"Interesting times"
Tick off the enzymes.
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