Best quotes by the American Politician Benjamin Franklin

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Motivation is when your dreams put on work clothes. BENJAMIN FRANKLIN

Be at war with your vices, at peace with your neighbors, and let every new year find you a better man. BENJAMIN FRANKLIN

Tell me and I forget, teach me and I may remember, involve me and I learn. BENJAMIN FRANKLIN

He that can have patience can have what he will. BENJAMIN FRANKLIN



An investment in knowledge pays the best interest. BENJAMIN FRANKLIN

A slip of the foot you may soon recover, but a slip of the tongue you may never get over. BENJAMIN FRANKLIN

Democracy is two wolves and a lamb voting on what to have for lunch.Liberty is a well-armed lamb contesting the vote. BENJAMIN FRANKLIN
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If passion drives you, let reason hold the reins. BENJAMIN FRANKLIN

Well done is better than well said. BENJAMIN FRANKLIN

He that waits upon fortune, is never sure of a dinner. BENJAMIN FRANKLIN

Experience keeps a dear school, but fools will learn in no other. BENJAMIN FRANKLIN

By failing to prepare, you are preparing to fail. BENJAMIN FRANKLIN

energy and persistence conquers all things BENJAMIN FRANKLIN

Life's tragedy is that we get old too soon and wise too late BENJAMIN FRANKLIN
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You may delay, but time will not. BENJAMIN FRANKLIN
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Nothing preaches better than the act. BENJAMIN FRANKLIN

The way to see by Faith is to shut the Eye of Reason. BENJAMIN FRANKLIN

Blessed is he who expects nothing, for he shall never be disappointed. BENJAMIN FRANKLIN

Those that won't be counseled can't be helped. BENJAMIN FRANKLIN

A little neglect may breed great mischief. BENJAMIN FRANKLIN

Whatever is begun in anger, ends in shame. BENJAMIN FRANKLIN

Many people die at twenty five and aren't buried until they are seventy five. BENJAMIN FRANKLIN

Love your enemies, for they tell you your faults. BENJAMIN FRANKLIN

He that is good for making excuses is seldom good for anything else. BENJAMIN FRANKLIN

The Constitution only gives people the right to pursue happiness. You have to catch it yourself. BENJAMIN FRANKLIN

Beware of little expenses. A small leak will sink a great ship. BENJAMIN FRANKLIN

The heart of a fool is in his mouth, but the mouth of a wise man is in his heart. BENJAMIN FRANKLIN

Either write something worth reading or do something worth writing. BENJAMIN FRANKLIN

We are all born ignorant, but one must work hard to remain stupid. BENJAMIN FRANKLIN

The things which hurt, instruct. BENJAMIN FRANKLIN


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Benjamin Franklin time quotes

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You may delay, but time will not. BENJAMIN FRANKLIN
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Dost thou love life? Then do not squander time, for that is the stuff life is made of. BENJAMIN FRANKLIN

Do not squander time for that is the stuff life is made of. BENJAMIN FRANKLIN

Since thou are not sure of a minute, throw not away an hour. BENJAMIN FRANKLIN

If time be of all things the most precious, wasting time must be the greatest prodigality. BENJAMIN FRANKLIN

He that rises late must trot all day. BENJAMIN FRANKLIN
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Time is money. BENJAMIN FRANKLIN
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It is a grand mistake to think of being great without goodness and I pronounce it as certain that there was never a truly great man that was not at the same time truly virtuous. BENJAMIN FRANKLIN
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Take time for all things: great haste makes great waste. BENJAMIN FRANKLIN
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Benjamin Franklin marriage quotes

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Keep your eyes wide open before marriage, and half-shut afterwards. BENJAMIN FRANKLIN

One good husband is worth two good wives, for the scarcer things are, the more they are valued. BENJAMIN FRANKLIN

Where there is marriage without love, there will be love without marriage. BENJAMIN FRANKLIN

Never take a wife till thou hast a house (and a fire) to put her in. BENJAMIN FRANKLIN

An undutiful daughter will prove an unmanageable wife. BENJAMIN FRANKLIN

Keep your eyes wide open before marriage, half shut afterwards. BENJAMIN FRANKLIN

Marriage is the most natural state of man, and... the state in which you will find solid happiness. BENJAMIN FRANKLIN

Where there's marriage without love, there will be love without marriage. BENJAMIN FRANKLIN

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Benjamin Franklin happiness quotes

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The Constitution only gives people the right to pursue happiness. You have to catch it yourself. BENJAMIN FRANKLIN

A cheerful face is nearly as good for an invalid as healthy weather. BENJAMIN FRANKLIN

Money has never made man happy, nor will it, there is nothing in its nature to produce happiness. The more of it one has the more one wants. BENJAMIN FRANKLIN

Happiness consists more in small conveniences of pleasures that occur every day, than in great pieces of good fortune that happen but seldom to a man in the course of his life. BENJAMIN FRANKLIN

There are two ways of being happy: We must either diminish our wants or augment our means -- either may do -- the result is the same and it is for each man to decide for himself and to do that which happens to be easier. BENJAMIN FRANKLIN

The Constitution only gives people the right to pursue happiness. You have to catch it yourself. BENJAMIN FRANKLIN

The U. S. Constitution doesn't guarantee happiness, only the pursuit of it. You have to catch up with it yourself. BENJAMIN FRANKLIN
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Marriage is the most natural state of man, and... the state in which you will find solid happiness. BENJAMIN FRANKLIN

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Benjamin Franklin wealth quotes

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He does not posses wealth that allows it to possess him. BENJAMIN FRANKLIN

The way to wealth depends on just two words, industry and frugality. BENJAMIN FRANKLIN

He who multiplies riches, multiplies cares. BENJAMIN FRANKLIN

Wealth is not his that has it, but his that enjoys it. BENJAMIN FRANKLIN

If your riches are yours, why don't you take them with to the other world? BENJAMIN FRANKLIN

Who is rich? He that rejoices in his portion. BENJAMIN FRANKLIN

Industry, perseverance, and frugality make fortune yield. BENJAMIN FRANKLIN

He does not possess wealth; it possesses him. BENJAMIN FRANKLIN

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Benjamin Franklin ignorance quotes

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We are all born ignorant, but one must work hard to remain stupid. BENJAMIN FRANKLIN

Being ignorant is not so much a shame as being unwilling to learn. BENJAMIN FRANKLIN

A learned blockhead is a greater blockhead than an ignorant one. BENJAMIN FRANKLIN

He was so learned that he could name a horse in nine languages; so ignorant that he bought a cow to ride on. BENJAMIN FRANKLIN

He's a fool that makes his doctor his heir. BENJAMIN FRANKLIN

Man will occasionally stumble over the truth, but usually manages to pick himself up, walk over or around it, and carry on. BENJAMIN FRANKLIN

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Well done, is better than well said. BENJAMIN FRANKLIN

He that won't be counseled can't be helped. BENJAMIN FRANKLIN

Words may show a man's wit but actions his meaning. BENJAMIN FRANKLIN

Tricks and treachery are the practice of fools, that don't have brains enough to be honest. BENJAMIN FRANKLIN



There are three things extremely hard: steel, a diamond, and to know one's self. BENJAMIN FRANKLIN

Never leave that till tomorrow which you can do today. BENJAMIN FRANKLIN

Laziness travels so slowly that poverty soon overtakes him. BENJAMIN FRANKLIN

It is easier to prevent bad habits than to break them. BENJAMIN FRANKLIN

The doors of wisdom are never shut. BENJAMIN FRANKLIN

If you would persuade, you must appeal to interest rather than intellect. BENJAMIN FRANKLIN

Reading makes a full man, meditation a profound man, discourse a clear man. BENJAMIN FRANKLIN

Early to bed and early to rise, makes a man healthy, wealthy, and wise. BENJAMIN FRANKLIN

You will find the key to success under the alarm clock. BENJAMIN FRANKLIN

Learn of the skillful; he that teaches himself, has a fool for his master. BENJAMIN FRANKLIN

An old young man, will be a young old man. BENJAMIN FRANKLIN
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If a man empties his purse into his head, no man can take it away from him. An investment in knowledge always pays the best interest. BENJAMIN FRANKLIN

Keep your eyes wide open before marriage, and half-shut afterwards. BENJAMIN FRANKLIN

One today is worth two tomorrows. BENJAMIN FRANKLIN

If a man could have half of his wishes, he would double his troubles. BENJAMIN FRANKLIN
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Energy and persistence alter all things. BENJAMIN FRANKLIN

Wise men don't need advice. Fools won't take it. BENJAMIN FRANKLIN

While we may not be able to control all that happens to us, we can control what happens inside us. BENJAMIN FRANKLIN

Three may keep a secret, if two of them are dead. BENJAMIN FRANKLIN

Honesty is the best policy. BENJAMIN FRANKLIN

Being ignorant is not so much a shame as being unwilling to learn. BENJAMIN FRANKLIN

Don't throw stones at your neighbors , if your own windows are glass. BENJAMIN FRANKLIN

Drive your business, let not your business drive you. BENJAMIN FRANKLIN

I have met the enemy, and it is the eyes of other people. BENJAMIN FRANKLIN

Many a man thinks he is buying pleasure, when he is really selling himself to it. BENJAMIN FRANKLIN

If you would keep your secret from an enemy, tell it not to a friend. BENJAMIN FRANKLIN

Whatever is begun in anger ends in shame. BENJAMIN FRANKLIN

What has become clear to you since we last met? BENJAMIN FRANKLIN

To lengthen thy Life, lessen thy meals. BENJAMIN FRANKLIN

One good husband is worth two good wives, for the scarcer things are, the more they are valued. BENJAMIN FRANKLIN

A small leak can sink a great ship BENJAMIN FRANKLIN

The discontented man finds no easy chair. BENJAMIN FRANKLIN

God heals and the doctor takes the fee. BENJAMIN FRANKLIN

Take time for all things; great haste makes great waste. BENJAMIN FRANKLIN

Don't judge men's wealth or godliness by their Sunday appearance. BENJAMIN FRANKLIN

She laughs at everything you say. Why? Because she has fine teeth. BENJAMIN FRANKLIN

Laws too gentle, are seldom obeyed; too severe, seldom executed. BENJAMIN FRANKLIN
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Read much, but not many books. BENJAMIN FRANKLIN

Energy and persistence conquer all things. BENJAMIN FRANKLIN

The absent are never without fault. Nor the present without excuse. BENJAMIN FRANKLIN

Certainty? In this world nothing is certain but death and taxes. BENJAMIN FRANKLIN

Who had deceived thee so often as thyself? BENJAMIN FRANKLIN

Let thy discontents be thy secrets. BENJAMIN FRANKLIN

Hide not your talents. They for use were made. What's a sundial in the shade. BENJAMIN FRANKLIN

We must, indeed, all hang together or, most assuredly, we shall all hang separately. BENJAMIN FRANKLIN

A learned blockhead is a greater blockhead than an ignorant one. BENJAMIN FRANKLIN

Write your injuries in dust, your benefits in marble. BENJAMIN FRANKLIN

Where there is marriage without love, there will be love without marriage. BENJAMIN FRANKLIN

Idleness and pride tax with a heavier hand than kings and governments. BENJAMIN FRANKLIN

Write injuries in dust, benefits in marble. BENJAMIN FRANKLIN

Dost thou love life? Then do not squander time, for that is the stuff life is made of. BENJAMIN FRANKLIN

He does not posses wealth that allows it to possess him. BENJAMIN FRANKLIN

It is the working man who is the happy man. It is the idle man who is the miserable man. BENJAMIN FRANKLIN

Observe all men, thyself most. BENJAMIN FRANKLIN

Sloth, like rust, consumes faster than labor wears, while the used key is always bright. BENJAMIN FRANKLIN

Teach your child to hold his tongue; he'll learn fast enough to speak. BENJAMIN FRANKLIN

Buy what thou hast no need of and ere long thou shalt sell thy necessities. BENJAMIN FRANKLIN

Plough deep while sluggards sleep. BENJAMIN FRANKLIN

There is much difference between imitating a man and counterfeiting him. BENJAMIN FRANKLIN

Applause waits on success. BENJAMIN FRANKLIN

A spoonful of honey will catch more flies than a gallon of vinegar. BENJAMIN FRANKLIN

Do not anticipate trouble, or worry about what may never happen. Keep in the sunlight. BENJAMIN FRANKLIN

Rebellion against tyrants is obedience to God. BENJAMIN FRANKLIN

Never confuse motion with action. BENJAMIN FRANKLIN

Tomorrow every fault is to be amended; but tomorrow never comes. BENJAMIN FRANKLIN

Genius without education is like silver in the mine. BENJAMIN FRANKLIN

When befriended, remember it; when you befriend, forget it. BENJAMIN FRANKLIN

Each year one vicious habit discarded, in time might make the worst of us good. BENJAMIN FRANKLIN

He that lives upon hope will die fasting. BENJAMIN FRANKLIN

They that can give up essential liberty to obtain a little temporary safety deserve neither liberty nor safety. BENJAMIN FRANKLIN

There are no gains without pains. BENJAMIN FRANKLIN

Having been poor is no shame, but being ashamed of it, is. BENJAMIN FRANKLIN

He who waits upon fortune is never sure of dinner. BENJAMIN FRANKLIN

They that will not be counseled, cannot be helped. If you do not hear reason she will rap you on the knuckles. BENJAMIN FRANKLIN

When you're finished changing, you're finished. BENJAMIN FRANKLIN

Let the child's first lesson be obedience, and the second will be what thou wilt. BENJAMIN FRANKLIN

Drive thy business or it will drive thee. BENJAMIN FRANKLIN

It is much easier to suppress a first desire than to satisfy those that follow. BENJAMIN FRANKLIN

Guests, like fish, begin to smell after three days. BENJAMIN FRANKLIN

To be humble to superiors is duty, to equals courtesy, to inferiors nobleness. BENJAMIN FRANKLIN

He was so learned that he could name a horse in nine languages; so ignorant that he bought a cow to ride on. BENJAMIN FRANKLIN

I am lord of myself, accountable to none. BENJAMIN FRANKLIN

Never take a wife till thou hast a house (and a fire) to put her in. BENJAMIN FRANKLIN

He that speaks much, is much mistaken. BENJAMIN FRANKLIN

The way to wealth depends on just two words, industry and frugality. BENJAMIN FRANKLIN

Content makes poor men rich; discontentment makes rich men poor. BENJAMIN FRANKLIN

Remember that credit is money. BENJAMIN FRANKLIN

I look upon death to be as necessary to our constitution as sleep. We shall rise refreshed in the morning. BENJAMIN FRANKLIN

If you would know the value of money try to borrow some. BENJAMIN FRANKLIN

Our necessities never equal our wants. BENJAMIN FRANKLIN

He's the best physician that knows the worthlessness of the most medicines. BENJAMIN FRANKLIN

In the affairs of this world, men are saved not by faith, but by the want of it. BENJAMIN FRANKLIN

Most fools think they are only ignorant. BENJAMIN FRANKLIN

Most people return small favors, acknowledge medium ones and repay greater ones -- with ingratitude. BENJAMIN FRANKLIN

There never was a truly great man that was not at the same time truly virtuous. BENJAMIN FRANKLIN

A cheerful face is nearly as good for an invalid as healthy weather. BENJAMIN FRANKLIN

Nothing is more fatal to health than an over care of it. BENJAMIN FRANKLIN

He's a fool that makes his doctor his heir. BENJAMIN FRANKLIN

Proclaim not all thou knowest, all thou knowest, all thou hast, nor all thou cans't. BENJAMIN FRANKLIN

He that hath a trade hath an estate; he that hath a calling hath an office of profit and honor. BENJAMIN FRANKLIN

Trouble springs from idleness, and grievous toil from needless ease. BENJAMIN FRANKLIN

A life of leisure and a life of laziness are two things. There will be sleeping enough in the grave. BENJAMIN FRANKLIN

Creditors have better memories than debtors. BENJAMIN FRANKLIN

If you know how to spend less than you get, you have the philosopher's stone. BENJAMIN FRANKLIN

He that is of the opinion money will do everything may well be suspected of doing everything for money. BENJAMIN FRANKLIN

The use of money is all the advantage there is in having money. BENJAMIN FRANKLIN

There never was a good war or a bad peace. BENJAMIN FRANKLIN

Constant complaint is the poorest sort of pay for all the comforts we enjoy. BENJAMIN FRANKLIN

Pride that dines on vanity, sups on contempt. BENJAMIN FRANKLIN

Glass, china, and reputation are easily cracked, and never mended well. BENJAMIN FRANKLIN

Employ thy time well, if thou meanest to gain leisure. BENJAMIN FRANKLIN

He that can take rest is greater than he that can take cities. BENJAMIN FRANKLIN

To bear other people's afflictions, everyone has courage and enough to spare. BENJAMIN FRANKLIN

Vice knows that she is ugly, so she puts on her mask. BENJAMIN FRANKLIN

Where sense is wanting, everything is wanting. BENJAMIN FRANKLIN

A place for everything, everything in its place. BENJAMIN FRANKLIN


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