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Benjamin Franklin
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Memoirs of the life and writings of Benjamin Franklin, written by himself to a late period, and continued to his death by W.T. Franklin. Comprising the private correspondence and public negotiations of dr. Franklin and a selection from his works (1818 edition)
Benjamin Franklin
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A Benjamin Franklin reader (1945 edition)
Benjamin Franklin
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Poor Richard's Almanack by Benjamin Franklin, 1749 ed.
Benjamin Franklin
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The life of Benjamin Franklin by Jared Sparks (1856), p. 408, Year 1776: "... replied Franklin, 'we must, indeed, all hang together, or most assuredly we shall all hang separately.'"
Benjamin Franklin
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Poor Richard's Almanack by Benjamin Franklin, 1749 ed.
Benjamin Franklin
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The Writings of Benjamin Franklin (1970 edition), Ardent Media


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Born: January 17, 1706

Died: April 17, 1790 (aged 84)

Nationality: American

Occupation: Politician

Bio: Benjamin Franklin was one of the Founding Fathers of the United States. A noted polymath, Franklin was a leading author, printer, political theorist, politician, postmaster, scientist, musician, inventor, satirist, civic activist, statesman, and diplomat.

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You can go through your whole life telling yourself that life is logical, life is prosaic, life is sane. Above all, sane. And I think it is. I've had a lot of time to think about that.

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