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Benjamin Franklin on Time and Love of Life

| August 25, 2018 | 0 Comments
Benjamin Franklin on Time and Love of Life

” Dost thou love life? Then do not squander time, for that is the stuff life is made of. “

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Benjamin Franklin and His Letter to Peter Collinson – Observing the Strange Electricity In Action – 18th April of 1754

| August 16, 2018 | 0 Comments
Benjamin Franklin and His Letter to Peter Collinson – Observing the Strange Electricity In Action – 18th April of 1754

Here is an interesting letter from Benjamin Franklin in observing electricity in action – Peter Collinson (January 1694 – 11 August 1768) was biologist, a Fellow of the Royal Society, an avid gardener. He became very interested in electrical experiments. He wrote many letters to Benjamin Franklin. They began quite a letter writing friendship over […]

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Benjamin Franklin on Growth and Progress

| August 16, 2018 | 0 Comments
Benjamin Franklin on Growth and Progress

“Without continual growth and progress, such words as improvement, achievement, and success have no meaning.” – Benjamin Franklin

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Benjamin Franklin – Helping the Poor –

| August 14, 2018 | 0 Comments
Benjamin Franklin – Helping the Poor –

“I am for doing good to the poor, but I differ in opinion about the means. I think the best way of doing good to the poor is not making them easy in poverty, but leading or driving them out of it. I observed… …that the more public provisions were made for the poor, the […]

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We are All Born Ignorant …

| August 14, 2018 | 0 Comments
We are All Born Ignorant …

Benjamin Franklin observed life and said: ” We are all born ignorant, but one must work hard to remain stupid “. www.BenjaminFranklinLives.com

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Benjamin Franklin Wished He Was Born In Our Time

| August 8, 2018 | 0 Comments
Benjamin Franklin Wished He Was Born In Our Time

Benjamin Franklin wrote a letter on May 31, 1788 to the Reverend John Lothrop of Boston. Franklin was very old at the time and was obviously longing to make more discoveries in science. “I have sometimes wished it had been my destiny to be born two or three centuries hence. For invention and improvement are […]

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