Lighthouses are more helpful than churches.

The bell ringing for church, we went thither immediately, and with hearts full of gratitude, returned sincere thanks to God for the mercies we had received: were I a Roman Catholic, perhaps I should on this occasion vow to build a chapel to some saint, but as I am not, if I were to vow at all, it should be to build a light-house.


Benjamin Franklin relating he thoughts after avoiding being smashed on rocks in a vessel.

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 The works of Dr. Benjamin Franklin
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