Who is wise? He that learns from every One./ Who is powerful? He that governs his Passions./ Who is rich? He that is content./ Who is that? Nobody./

Benjamin Franklin

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Benjamin Franklin (January 17, 1706 [O.S. January 6, 1705] – April 17, 1790) was an American polymath: a leading writer, scientist, inventor, statesman, diplomat, printer, publisher, and political philosopher. Among the most influential intellectuals of his time, Franklin was one of the Founding Fathers of the United States; a drafter...

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