Franklin’s wisdom for US: Virtue is best obtained by learning it in youth.
Franklin wrote these words in a letter to Samuel Johnson, an educator and Anglican clergyman. He prefaced it with these additional words of wisdom:
Franklin’s call to action for US: Teach our youth to do goodness to others. Only elect officials who are wise and good men and women.
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“General virtue is more probably to be expected and obtained from the education of youth, than from the exhortation of adult persons; bad habits and vices of the mind, being, like diseases of the body, more easily prevented than cured.”