The best thing to give to your enemy is forgiveness; to an opponent, tolerance; to a friend, your heart; to your child, a good example; to a father, deference; to your mother, conduct that will make her proud of you; to yourself, respect; to all men, charity. —Benjamin Franklin

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The best thing to give to your enemy is forgiveness; to an opponent, tolerance; to a friend, your heart; to your child, a good example; to a father, deference; to your mother, conduct that will make her proud of you; to yourself, respect; to all men, charity.

BENJAMIN FRANKLIN

politician, writer, scientist

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Itone from Lusaka SEPTEMBER 5, 2017
This is Great for GREAT MINDS.

Danielle JANUARY 19, 2017
I love this because people can learn from this.

Danielle JANUARY 19, 2017
this really explains me very well.

Marsha from Alabama DECEMBER 6, 2016
Love this

bonney from png NOVEMBER 23, 2016
Very true


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