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In defeat, unbeatable; in victory, unbearable.

Franklin Benjamin


Every man who has reached even his intellectual teens begins to suspect that life is no farce; that it is not genteel comedy even; that it flowers and fructifies on the contrary out of the profoundest tragic depths of the essential death in which its

Franklin Benjamin


Education is an admirable thing, but it is well to remember from time to time that nothing that is worth knowing can be taught.

Franklin Benjamin


I might have gone to West Point, but I was too proud to speak to a congressman.

Franklin Benjamin


Three minutes' thought would suffice to find this out; but thought is irksome and three minutes is a long time.

Franklin Benjamin


From the cradle to the coffin underwear comes first.

Franklin Benjamin


The graveyards are full of indispensable men.

Franklin Benjamin


"Just out of curiosity does this actually mean something or have some of the few remaining bits of your brain just evaporated?"

Franklin Benjamin


The divinity of Jesus is made a convenient cover for absurdity. Nowhere in the Gospels do we find a precept for Creeds, Confessions, Oaths, Doctrines, and whole carloads of other foolish trumpery that we find in Christianity.

Franklin Benjamin


Wrinkles should merely indicate where smiles have been.

Franklin Benjamin





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It's odd, and a little unsettling, to reflect upon the fact that English is the only major language in which "I" is capitalized; in many other languages "You" is capitalized and the "i" is lower case.
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