Motivation is when your dreams put on work clothes. —Benjamin Franklin

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Motivation is when your dreams put on work clothes.


politician, writer, scientist


Anonymous JANUARY 25, 2017
love it. yes true

Anonymous JANUARY 23, 2017
Hi hank ,sorry about the packers mom sends love.

Anonymous JANUARY 23, 2017
Great, Great quote.

Karyn from Virginia JANUARY 23, 2017
Great quote for students...going to use it ! Thanks !

Lisa from Massachusetts JANUARY 23, 2017
January 23, 2017 I couldn't say this better myself. Besides, who am I to compete with a great mind such as Benjamin Franklin?

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