Ambition
Pennsylvania Gazette, November 20, 1735
Was born on: 17.01.1706
About Author: American author, printer, satirist, political theorist, politician, scientist, inventor, civic activist, statesman and diplomat
An empire is like a cake
Rules By Which A Great Empire May Be Reduced To A Small One, The Public Advertiser, September 11, 1773
Was born on: 17.01.1706
About Author: American author, printer, satirist, political theorist, politician, scientist, inventor, civic activist, statesman and diplomat
Calamity of war
The Idler, November 11, 1758
Was born on: 18.09.1709
About Author: British author, poet, essayist, moralist, literary critic, biographer, editor and lexicographer
Draining money
Wealth of Nations (1776), Book V, Chapter II
Was born on: 05.06.1723
About Author: Scottish philosopher and a pioneer of political economics
Giving up liberty
Historical Review of Pennsylvania, 1759
Was born on: 17.01.1706
About Author: American author, printer, satirist, political theorist, politician, scientist, inventor, civic activist, statesman and diplomat
Hanged in a fortnight
Boswell's Life of Johnson, entry for 1777
Was born on: 18.09.1709
About Author: British author, poet, essayist, moralist, literary critic, biographer, editor and lexicographer
Idleness and pride
Letter to Charles Thomason, July 11, 1765
Was born on: 17.01.1706
About Author: American author, printer, satirist, political theorist, politician, scientist, inventor, civic activist, statesman and diplomat
Inventions of others
The Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin, 1817
Was born on: 17.01.1706
About Author: American author, printer, satirist, political theorist, politician, scientist, inventor, civic activist, statesman and diplomat
Lengthen life
Poor Richard's Almanack, 1736
Was born on: 17.01.1706
About Author: American author, printer, satirist, political theorist, politician, scientist, inventor, civic activist, statesman and diplomat
Mankind loves to be flattered
A Dissertation on Liberty and Necessity, Pleasure and Pain, 1725
Was born on: 17.01.1706
About Author: American author, printer, satirist, political theorist, politician, scientist, inventor, civic activist, statesman and diplomat
Patriotism
Boswell's Life of Johnson, entry for 1775
Was born on: 18.09.1709
About Author: British author, poet, essayist, moralist, literary critic, biographer, editor and lexicographer
Praise everybody
Jonsoniana, The European Magazine and London Review, January 1785
Was born on: 18.09.1709
About Author: British author, poet, essayist, moralist, literary critic, biographer, editor and lexicographer
The mind is never satisfied
Triumph of hope
Boswell's Life of Johnson, entry for 1770
Was born on: 18.09.1709
About Author: British author, poet, essayist, moralist, literary critic, biographer, editor and lexicographer
True physics
Quoted in The Mathematical Intelligencer (1991)
Was born on: 08.02.1700
About Author: Dutch-Swiss mathematician
Visitors smell
Poor Richard's Almanack, 1736
Was born on: 17.01.1706
About Author: American author, printer, satirist, political theorist, politician, scientist, inventor, civic activist, statesman and diplomat
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