"The art of acting consists in keeping people from coughing."
"True art is characterized by an irresistible urge in the creative artist."Benjamin Franklin on Albert Einstein
"If you hear a voice within you say 'you cannot paint,' then by all means paint, and that voice will be silenced."Benjamin Franklin on Vincent Van Gogh
"The highest art is always the most religious, and the greatest artist is always a devout person."Benjamin Franklin on Abraham Lincoln
"The aim of art is to represent not the outward appearance of things, but their inward significance."Benjamin Franklin on Aristotle
"A work of art is the unique result of a unique temperament."Benjamin Franklin on Oscar Wilde
"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."