One does not love a place the less for having suffered in it, unless it has been all suffering, nothing but suffering.

Jane Austen
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Benjamin Franklin Quotes

My elder brothers were all put apprentic

My elder brothers were all put apprentices to different trades. I was put to the grammar-school at eight years of age, my father intending to devote me, as the tithe of his sons, to the service of the Church.


  • Name of Author : Benjamin Franklin
  • Profession : Politician
  • Natonality : American
  • Date Of Birth : January 17, 1706
  • Date Of Death : April 17, 1790