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A fat kitchen makes a lean will. - Benjamin Franklin.

A freeborn Englishman ought not to be ashamed or afraid to see or speak to any man living. - Benjamin Franklin.

A friend is another I. – Aristotle.

A friend to all is a friend to none. – Aristotle.

A good decision is based on knowledge and not on numbers. - Plato.

A great city is not to be confounded with a populous one. – Aristotle.

A hero is born among a hundred, a wise man is found among a thousand, but an accomplished one might not be found even among a hundred thousand men. - Plato.

A life of leisure and a life of laziness are two things. Do you imagine that sloth will afford you more comfort than labor? - Benjamin Franklin.

A little neglect may breed great mischief. - Benjamin Franklin.

All human actions have one or more of these seven causes: chance, nature, compulsions, habit, reason, passion, desire. –Aristotle.

All men are by nature equal, made all of the same earth by one Workman; and however we deceive ourselves, as dear unto God is the poor peasant as the mighty prince. - Plato.

All men by nature desire knowledge. – Aristotle.

All paid jobs absorb and degrade the mind. – Aristotle.

All persons ought to endeavor to follow what is right, and not what is established. – Aristotle.

All the gold which is under or upon the earth is not enough to give in exchange for virtue. - Plato.

All things will be produced in superior quantity and quality, and with greater ease, when each man works at a single occupation, in accordance with his natural gifts, and at the right moment, without meddling with anything else. - Plato.

All virtue is summed up in dealing justly. – Aristotle.

Always taking out of the meal-tub, and never putting in, soon comes to the bottom. - Benjamin Franklin.

Always wear your wedding ring, for therein lies more virtue than usually is imagined. If you are ruffled unawares, assaulted with improper thoughts, or tempted in any kind against your duty, cast your eyes upon it, and call to mind, who gave it you, where it was received, and what passed at that solemn time. - Benjamin Franklin.

A man may, if he knows not how to save as he gets, keep his nose all his life to the grindstone, and die not worth a groat at last.
- Benjamin Franklin.

And what is good? And what is not good? Need we ask anyone to tell us these things?- Plato.

Any man may easily do harm, but not every man can do good to another. - Plato.

Any one can get angry - that is easy - or give or spend money; but to do this to the right person, to the right extent, at the right time, with the right motive, and in the right way, that is not within everybody’s power, nor is it easy. – Aristotle.

A person who has courage and faith will never die in misery. – Anne Frank.

A person who's happy will make others happy. – Anne Frank.

A ploughman on his legs is higher than a gentleman on his knees. - Benjamin Franklin.

Apply yourself both now and in the next life. Without effort, you cannot be prosperous. Though the land be good, You cannot have an abundant crop without cultivation. - Plato.

A quiet conscience makes one strong! – Anne Frank.

A raging passion for immoderate gain had made men universally and intensely hard-hearted. - Benjamin Franklin.

A single man…is an incomplete animal. He resembles the odd half of a pair of scissors. - Benjamin Franklin.

A state arises, as I conceive, out of the needs of mankind; no one is self-sufficing, but all of us have many wants. -Plato.

As the builders say, the larger stones do not lie well without the lesser. - Plato.

Astronomy compels the soul to look upwards and leads us from this world to another. - Plato.

At a great pennyworth pause a while; many have been ruined by buying good pennyworths. - Benjamin Franklin.

At his best, man is the noblest of all animals; separated from law and justice he is the worst. – Aristotle.

At the working man’s house hunger looks in, but dares not enter.
- Benjamin Franklin.

A true friend is one soul in two bodies. – Aristotle.

Attention to health is life’s greatest hindrance. - Plato.

Away then with your expensive follies, and you will not have so much cause to complain of hard times, heavy taxes, and chargeable families. - Benjamin Franklin.

A word to the wise is enough, and many words won’t fill a bushel.
- Benjamin Franklin.

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