Well done is better than well said.
(January 17, 1706 - April 17, 1790)
Benjamin Franklin (January 17, 1706 - April 17, 1790)
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I will not be concerned at other men's not knowing me;I will be concerned at my own want of ability.
Among men, sex sometimes results in intimacy; among women, intimacy sometimes results in sex
(July 09, 1901 - May 21, 2000)
To fear death, my friends, is only to think ourselves wise, without being wise: for it is to think that we know what we do not know. For anything that men can tell, death may be the greatest good that can happen to them: but they fear it as if they knew quite well that it was the greatest of evils. And what is this but that shameful ignorance of thinking that we know what we do not know?