Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin

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While we are fascinated by the story, we absorb the human experience through which a strong and helpful character is building.
Whatever is, is right. Though purblind man Sees but a part o' the chain, the nearest link: His eyes not carrying to the equal beam, That poises all above
So convenient a thing is it to be a reasonable creature, since it enables one to find or make a reason for everything one has a mind to do.
posterity. He wanted to help them
For him writing was never an end in itself, but always a means to an end.
His book is the record of that unusual life told in Franklin's own unexcelled conversational style.
And now I speak of thanking God, I desire with all humility to acknowledge that I owe the mentioned happiness of my past life to His kind providence, which lead me to the means I used and gave them success. My belief of this induces me to hope, though I must not presume, that the same goodness will still be exercised toward me, in continuing that happiness, or enabling me to bear a fatal reverse, which I may experience as others have done; the complexion of my future fortune being known to Him only in whose power it is to bless to us even our afflictions.

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