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Honesty pays, but it doesn't seem to pay enough to suit some people.

Ben Franklin


He who walks on burning coals is sure to get burned.

Franklin Ben


A prisoner of war is a man who tries to kill you and fails, and then asks you not to kill him.

Franklin Ben


It has long been noticed that juries are pitiless for robbery and full of indulgence for infanticide. A question of interest, my dear Sir! The jury is afraid of being robbed and has passed the age when it could be a victim of infanticide.

Franklin Ben


Gaiety is the most outstanding feature of the Soviet Union.

Franklin Benjamin


There are three reasons for becoming a writer: the first is that you need the money; the second that you have something to say that you think the world should know; the third is that you can't think what to do with the long winter evenings.

Franklin Benjamin


Freedom is what you do with what's been done to you.

Franklin Benjamin


Writing about music is like dancing about architecture.

Franklin Benjamin


Writing is easy; all you do is sit staring at the blank sheet of paper until drops of blood form on your forehead.

Franklin Benjamin


While your friend holds you affectionately by both your hands you are safe, for you can watch both of his.

Franklin Benjamin


The most difficult thing in the world is to know how to do a thing and to watch someone else doing it wrong, without commenting.

Franklin Benjamin


Civilization and profits go hand in hand.

Franklin Benjamin


Let me assure you that to us here at First National, you're not just a number. Youre two numbers, a dash, three more numbers, another dash and another number.

Franklin Benjamin


Nobody ever forgets where he buried the hatchet.

Franklin Benjamin





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