"In general, mankind, since the improvement of cookery, eats twice as much as nature requires."
"Green is the prime color of the world, and that from which its loveliness arises."Benjamin Franklin on Pedro Calderon de la Barca
"And the day came when the risk to remain tight in a bud was more painful than the risk it took to blossom."Benjamin Franklin on Anais Nin
"Look deep into nature, and then you will understand everything better."Benjamin Franklin on Albert Einstein
"I thank you God for this most amazing day, for the leaping greenly spirits of trees, and for the blue dream of sky and for everything which is natural, which is infinite, which is yes."Benjamin Franklin on e. e. cummings
"All my life I have tried to pluck a thistle and plant a flower wherever the flower would grow in thought and mind."Benjamin Franklin on Abraham Lincoln
"At twenty years of age the will reigns at thirty, the wit and at forty, the judgment."
"To Follow by faith alone is to follow blindly."
"Whatever is begun in anger ends in shame."
"Anger is never without a reason, but seldom with a good one."
"Marriage is the most natural state of man, and... the state in which you will find solid happiness."