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Highlands Ranch High School - Mr. Sedivy
Highlands Ranch, Colorado American History

- Famous Quotes from American History -
Benjamin Franklin

Benjamin Franklin 1706 - 1790

1735 - Poor Richard's Almanac
"Some are weather-wise, some are otherwise."

April 1735 - Poor Richard's Almanac
"Necessity never made a good bargain."

"Remember that time is money."

1758 - Poor Richard's Almanac
"He that lives upon hope will die fasting."

Poor Richard's Almanac

1758 - Poor Richard's Almanac
"A little neglect may breed mischief ... for want of a nail, the shoe was lost; for want of a shoe the horse was lost; and for want of a horse the rider was lost."

Benjamin Franklin July 1776 - At the Signing of the Declaration of Independence:
"We must indeed all hang together, or, most assuredly, we shall all hang separately."

September 11, 1783
"There never was a good war, or a bad peace."

November 13, 1789 - Letter to Jean Baptiste Le Roy:
"In this world nothing can be said to be certain, except death and taxes."

April 1778
"Man is a tool-making animal."

When asked what was the use of a new invention, Franklin replied:
"What is the use of a new-born child?"

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- Famous Quotes Throughout World History -

| Index of Quotes by Speaker / Historical Period |
| The Great Quotes of Ancient Greece |
| Profound Quotes of Ancient Rome - BC |
| Quotes from the Roman Empire - AD |
| Famous Quotes from the Dark and Middle Ages |
| Relevant Quotes from the Reformation and Renaissance |
| Quotes from England: 15th, 16th and 17th Centuries |
| Enlightenment and Scientific Revolution Quotes | Voltaire |
| Quotes from the French Revolution and Napoleon Era |
| Modern European History Quotes from the 1800s |
| Quotes from Europe and Asia - 1900s | Winston Churchill |

Famous Quotes from American History
| Benjamin Franklin | Quotes from America in the 1700s |
| Thomas Jefferson | United States Quotes from the 1800s |
| Abraham Lincoln and the Civil War | Mark Twain |
| American Quotes from the Early 1900s and World War I |
| US 20th-Century and World War II Quotes |
| Famous American Pop Culture Quotes |



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Mr. Sedivy's History Classes
| Colorado History | American Government | Advanced Placement Modern European History | Rise of Nation State England | World History |

World History: Dawn of Civilization to Napoleon - Units of Study
| Prehistory | Mesopotamia & Phoenicians | Ancient Egypt | Greece | Rome | Medieval History | Renaissance and Reformation | Exploration | National Monarchies |
| The Scientific Revolution and the Enlightenment | Colonial America and the American Revolution | The French Revolution and the Napoleonic Era |

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