Saturday May 21st 2011

Thought for the Day

“Life’s tragedy is
that we get old too soon
and wise too late.”

~ Benjamin Franklin
(1706-1790)




*Benjamin Franklin

Benjamin Franklin

Born January 17, 1706 Boston, Massachusetts
Died April 17, 1790 (aged 84) Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

One of the Founding Fathers of the United States, Franklin was a leading author and printer, satirist, political theorist, politician, scientist, inventor, civic activist, statesman, soldier, and diplomat. As a scientist, he was a major figure in the American Enlightenment and the history of physics for his discoveries and theories regarding electricity.

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