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Thought For the Day: Early To Bed and Early To Rise Makes A Man Healthy, Wealthy and Wise

“Early to bed and early to rise makes a man healthy, wealthy and wise.” –  Benjamin Franklin

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First Principles: Without Freedom of Thought There Can Be No Such Thing As Wisdom; and No Such Thing As Public Liberty, Without Freedom of Speech

“Without Freedom of Thought there can be no such Thing as Wisdom; and no such Thing as Public Liberty, without Freedom of Speech.” – Benjamin Franklin (1722)

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First Principles: They Who Can Give Up Essential Liberty To Obtain A Little Temporary Safety Deserve Neither Liberty Nor Safety

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

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First Principles: Remember Not Only To Say the Right Thing In the Right Place, But Far More Difficult Still, To Leave Unsaid the Wrong Thing At the Tempting Moment

“Remember not only to say the right thing in the right place, but far more difficult still, to leave unsaid the wrong thing at the tempting moment.”― Benjamin Franklin

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First Principles: Never Confuse Motion With Action

“Never confuse motion with action.” – Benjamin Franklin

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Thought For the Day: Do Not Anticipate Trouble or Worry About Things What May Never Happen. Keep In the Sunlight

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

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First Principles: Remember Not Only To Say the Right Thing In the Right Place, But Far More Difficult Still, To Leave Unsaid the Wrong Thing At the Tempting Moment

“Remember not only to say the right thing in the right place, but far more difficult still, to leave unsaid the wrong thing at the tempting moment.”–  Benjamin Franklin

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First Principles: Without Continual Growth and Progress, Such Words As Improvement, Achievement and Success Have No Meaning

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

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First Principles: Be At War With Your Vices, At Peace With Your Neighbors and Let Every New Year Find You A Better Man

“Be at war with your vices, at peace with your neighbors, and let every new year find you a better man.” – Benjamin Franklin

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First Principles: A Good Conscience Is A Continual Christmas

“A good conscience is a continual Christmas.” – Benjamin Franklin 

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