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Raconteur, Statesman, Horndog
Diplomat to: France
Kite discovery: Electricity
"A man wrapped up in himself makes a very small bundle."
"All wars are follies, very expensive and very mischievous ones."
"An investment in knowledge pays the best interest."
"Any society that would give up a little liberty to gain a little security will deserve neither and lose both."
"Be at war with your vices, at peace with your neighbors, and let every new year find you a better man."
"Beer is living proof that God loves us and wants us to be happy."
"Do not squander time for that is the stuff life is made of."
"Either write something worth reading or do something worth writing."
"He does not possess wealth; it possesses him."
"If a man empties his purse into his head, no one can take it from him."
"Never confuse motion with action."
"Rebellion against tyrants is obedience to God."
"The way to see by Faith is to shut the Eye of Reason."
"There never was a truly great man that was not at the same time truly virtuous."