Early to bed and early to rise makes a man healthy, wealthy and wise. —Benjamin Franklin

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Early to bed and early to rise makes a man healthy, wealthy and wise.


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Sarah from Hemet, CA SEPTEMBER 14, 2016
I learned this when I was a child. In some ways it is true. However, some people function poorly early in the morning.

Sandy from Eagle Idaho  SEPTEMBER 14, 2016
This is a quote my father used to say - a lot!

Dee Ann from Texas SEPTEMBER 14, 2016
How true

Diana from Greer, SC SEPTEMBER 14, 2016
Always have loved this one

In helping others, we shall help ourselves, for whatever good we give out completes the circle and comes back to us. —Flora Edwards
Infinitely more important than sharing one's material wealth is sharing the wealth of ourselves—our time and energy, our passion and commitment, and, above all, our love. —William E. Simon
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
A leader is someone willing to give his strength to others so that they may have the strength to stand on their own. —Beth Revis
You have brains in your head. You have feet in your shoes. You can steer yourself any direction you choose. You're on your own. And you know what you know. And YOU are the one who'll decide where to go...  —Theodor Seuss Geisel
If you want to make a difference and leave your world a better place, let others know how important they are as you put their needs above yours. —Jaren L. Davis
This is part of what a family is about, not just love. It's knowing that your family will be there watching out for you. Nothing else will give you that. Not money. Not fame. Not work. —Mitch Albom
Just being there for someone can sometimes bring hope when all seems hopeless. —Dave G Llewellyn
A kind gesture can reach a wound that only compassion can heal. —Steve Maraboli
A dream doesn't become reality through magic; it takes sweat, determination and hard work. —Colin Powell
Remember, laughter is 10 times more powerful than screams. —Mike Wazowski (Monsters Inc.)
Still, like air, I rise. —Maya Angelou
It is a happiness to wonder—it is a happiness to dream. —Edgar Allen Poe
What counts in life is not the mere fact that we have lived. It is what difference we have made to the lives of others that will determine the significance of the life we lead. —Nelson Mandela
To encourage literature and the arts is a duty which every good citizen owes to his country. —George Washington
It is often in the darkest skies that we see the brightest stars. —Richard Paul Evans

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