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The art of virtue : Ben Franklin's formula for successful living

Author: Benjamin Franklin
Publisher: New York : Skyhorse Publishing, 2018.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : First paperback editionView all editions and formats
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Advice on living a virtuous life, from one of America's Founding Fathers. Benjamin Franklin once wrote that he had "conceived the bold and arduous project of arriving at moral perfection [and] wished to live without committing any fault at any time", "to conquer all that either natural inclination, custom, or company might lead me into." Although he was never able to finish this project completely, Benjamin Franklin  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Quotations
Quotations, maxims, etc
Named Person: Benjamin Franklin; Benjamin Franklin
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Benjamin Franklin
ISBN: 9781510728066 1510728066
OCLC Number: 1021049016
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: The art of virtue --
Beginning of public employment --
On temperance --
On silence and moderation --
On resolution --
On frugality and industry --
On sincerity and justice --
On cleanliness and order --
On chastity and tranquility --
On humility.
Responsibility: Benjamin Franklin.

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Collects essays by Benjamin Franklin on living a virtuous life. Starting with Franklin's essay "Art of Virtue", this title lets you read on to find out his thoughts on justice, moderation, chastity,  Read more...

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