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A house is not a home unless it contains food and fire for the mind as well as the body
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"A house is not a home unless it contains food and fire for the mind as well as the body"

- Benjamin Franklin

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This quote by Benjamin Franklin talks to the importance of having more than just the physical needs of life in a home. He recommends that a home is not truly a house unless it likewise provides nutrition for the mind. This could indicate having books, art, music, or other types of intellectual stimulation. It could also indicate having significant discussions and relationships with family and friends. Franklin is stressing that a home must be a place of comfort and development, not simply a place to consume and sleep. A house needs to be a location of knowing, exploration, and connection. It ought to be a place where individuals can come together to share concepts, experiences, and feelings. A house needs to be a location of security and security, where people can feel accepted and enjoyed.

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Benjamin Franklin This quote is written / told by Benjamin Franklin between January 17, 1706 and April 17, 1790. He was a famous Politician from USA, the quote is categorized under the topic Home. The author also have 162 other quotes.

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