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The Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin The First Book To Belong Permanently To Literature It Created A Man From The IntroductionFew Men Could Compare To Benjamin Franklin Virtually Self Taught, He Excelled As An Athlete, A Man Of Letters, A Printer, A Scientist, A Wit, An Inventor, An Editor, And A Writer, And He Was Probably The Most Successful Diplomat In American History David Hume Hailed Him As The First Great Philosopher And Great Man Of Letters In The New World Written Initially To Guide His Son, Franklin S Autobiography Is A Lively, Spellbinding Account Of His Unique And Eventful Life Stylistically His Best Work, It Has Become A Classic In World Literature, One To Inspire And Delight Readers Everywhere.

10 thoughts on “The Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin

  1. says:

    there will be sleeping enough in the graveBenjamin FranklinEven in death, I can t imagine Franklin resting There is always just too much to do, too many questions to ask, too many books to read, too much to explore My brother recommended this book to me about 30 years ago I m not sure why I never read it until now Part of it must be the feeling that Benjamin Franklin would always just be there He wasn t going anywhere He seems to permeate so much of what it means to be an Amerithere will be sleeping enough in the graveBenjamin FranklinEven in death, I can t imagine Franklin resting There is always just too much to do, too many questions to ask, too many books to read, too much to explore My brother recommended this book to me about 30 years ago I m not sure why I never read it until now Part of it must be the feeling that Benjamin Franklin would always just be there He wasn t going anywhere He seems to permeate so much of what it means to be an American and is an essential part our shared h...

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    This is a curious little book As an autobiography it suffers from the fact that it leaves out nearly all of the most interesting parts of Franklin s life This is a bit like reading an autobiography of John Lennon that ends a few years before he meets Paul McCartney I m not saying there is no interest in what is here, but any sort of version of such a man s life that ends well short of the American Revolution isthan a little heart breaking.There are very amusing parts of this particula This is a curious little book As an autobiography it suffers f...

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    The charm and pleasure of this book, for me, is that it is not about the famous Benjamin Franklin, the inventor and one of the fathers of the American Revolution, but that it is about the young Franklin about his education and apprenticeship as a printer to his brother, about his love of books and his determination to improve his writing skills, about how he uprooted himself from his birthplace and family and moved to Philadelphia, and began a business there He meets rogues and swindlers, has The charm and pleasure of this book, for me, is that it is not about the famous Benjamin Franklin, the inventor and one of the fathers of the American Revol...

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    Man oh man, that dude had some mad skills This book is written somewhat sloppily changing narrative styles throughout, carrying on from time to time, and not even finishing it but the content is truly amazing Why didn t I learn in school about how awesome Ben Franklin was In addition to his kite flying escapade, he invented a better type of wood burning furnace, and a better street lamp He created the first public university in America U Penn , helped create one of the first public hos Man oh man, that dude had some mad skills This book is written somewhat sloppily changing narrative styles throughout, carrying on from time to time, and not even finishing it but the content is truly amazing Why didn t I learn in school about how awesome Ben Franklin was In addition to his kite flying escapade, he invented a better type of wood burning f...

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    Dr Benjamin Franklin is the embodiment of Thomas Edison sGenius is 1% inspiration and 99% perspirationHe came from a poor family His sensible father was of good character Dr Franklin was a deist What God has given man, he purposefully, methodically, and continually used to improve himself A self driven independent thinker, he endeavored to improve, not only mentally and financially, but morally He did it for his own sake, and the fruits ...

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    This is a wonderfully inspiring Read It s a small book packed with great insights into virtuous living His curiosity and observation of the world around him lead him to live an amazingly full life in which he accomplished much for the goo...

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    In the summer of 1771, while he was living in a country home in England, Benjamin Franklin began an autobiography that he was destined to never finish He prepared an outline of a final section that he did not complete, but the four parts that he did finish represent one of the seminal documents of the enlightenment He was a statesman, an author, an inventor, a scientist, a printer, and the list goes on and on when describing Benjamin Franklin As an autobiographer he also demonstrated his geni In the summer of 1771, while he was living in a country home in England, Benjamin Franklin began an autobiography that he was destined to never finish He prepared an outline of a final section that he did not complete, but the four parts that he did finish represent one of the seminal documents of the enlightenment He was a statesman, an author, an inventor, a scientist, a printer, and the list goes on and on when describing Benjamin Franklin As an autobiographer he also demonstrated his genius as he reinvented the genre and the result is a classic By focusing on his own self invention the narrator of the autobiography broke with the previous models of this type of writing and provided a way for America to imagine itself Reading this work is both useful and inspirational Undoubtedl...

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    I read this book as a teenager and was so captivated that I tried Franklin s scheme of cultivating the virtues, probably with only marginal success It was fun to reacquaint myself with the work Franklin first of all affirms that he would live his life over again unchanged, were he given the opportunity Compare this with Nietzsche s assertion that such would be repugnant to most men Thus one can see that Franklin was essentially a content and optimistic man This book is a candid and non flor I read this book as a teenager and was so captivated that I tried Franklin s scheme of cultivating the virtues, probably with only marginal success It was fun to reacquaint myself with the work Franklin first of all affirms that he would live his life over again unchanged, were he given the opportunity Compare this with Nietzsche s assertion that such would be ...

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    This was exciting, once I found out it really was his autobiography I couldn t believe it at 1st Turned out to be divided roughly into two parts, the 1st starting with his family history and younger years, and the second coming later after a break He was in his 80s, and his public had encouraged him to continue The 2nd part is a little slower but still informative The book is not very long, not a huge tome It stops all of a sudden, before the revolutionary years Maybe he just couldn t fin This was exciting, once I found out it really was his autobiography I couldn t believe it at 1st Turned out to be divided roughly into two parts, the 1st starting with his family history and younger years, and the second coming later after a break He was in his 80s, and his public had encouraged him to continue The 2nd part is a little slower but still informative The book is not very long, not a huge tome It stops all of a sudden, before the revolutionary years Maybe he just couldn t find the time I often see that people are claiming to know what the founding fathers were like and what they thought Well, here it is you can find out for yourself Politically, among other things, he may be an equal opportunit...

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