EppsNet Archive: Benjamin Franklin

Be at war with your vices, at peace with your neighbors, and let every new year find you a better man. — Benjamin Franklin

Do That Which is Assigned You

 

That which each can do best, none but his Maker can teach him. Where is the master who could have taught Shakespeare? Where is the master who could have instructed Franklin, or Washington, or Bacon, or Newton? . . . Shakespeare will never be made by the study of Shakespeare. Do that which is assigned you, and you cannot hope too much or dare too much. — Ralph Waldo Emerson, Self-Reliance Read more →