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“Do Things Worth Writing …”

Benjamin Franklin could turn a word. He was by trade and habit an excellent wordsmith. Here is something he wrote in a letter to his children. This letter was written when he was in France trying to get support for our young country as it struggled with Great Britain for independence.

 James Sutton, Educator/Psychologist, www.docspeak.com

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“Do things worth writing, and write things worth reading.”

Dr. Benjamin Franklin (in a letter from France to his children)

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November 13, 2006 - Posted by | Educators, Inspirational, Parents, Self-esteem

2 Comments »

  1. Ah! Write a book!
    Perhaps one … that helps parents better understand children…..

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    Comment by Darcy Freeman | November 15, 2006 | Reply

  2. So much easier to express the sentiment that we should at all times be interesting than to actually do it…living interestingly and writing something interesting that is not simply a rehash of all that has gone before is WAY harder than he makes it sound.

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    Comment by Jon | January 25, 2008 | Reply


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