He formed both the first public lending library in America and the first fire department in Pennsylvania.
Pretty smart guy, right?
“Well done is better than well said.”
“Never leave that till tomorrow which you can do today.”
“To succeed, jump as quickly at opportunities as you do at conclusions.”
“There are three things extremely hard: steel, a diamond, and to know one's self.”
“Life's tragedy is that we get old too soon and wise too late.”