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Respectfully Quoted: A Dictionary of Quotations. 1989.

NUMBER: 1146
AUTHOR: Benjamin Franklin (1706–90)
QUOTATION: Who is wise? He that learns from every One. Who is powerful? He that governs his Passions. Who is rich? He that is content. Who is that? Nobody.
ATTRIBUTION: BENJAMIN FRANKLIN, “Poor Richard’s Almanack,” July 1755, The Complete Poor Richard Almanacks, facsimile ed., vol. 2, p. 270 (1970).