Another terrific slideshow from Maira Kalman, this one on Ben Franklin (following Tom Jefferson).
Besides his flair for fun, he was a diligent ameliator. He began each day with "the morning question: what good shall I do this day?" And he checked his progress in the evening: "What good have I done today?"
Early to bed, early to rise, btw, meant 10 to 5.
Not a bad role model.
And not a bad TED Talk from Ms. Kalman: