Benjamin Franklin Quotes
1706 - 1790
Be inspired by the words of wisdom in our collection of
Benjamin Franklin quotes. He had diversified career; he was a printer by trade, but is
also famous for his work as a scientist, an inventor, a statesman, a philosopher, a musician, and an economist.
One of his greatest accomplishments is his role in seperating the American colonies from Great Britian.
Some of his other accomplishments include inventing the Franklin stove, the lightning rod, and bifocal spectacles.
"Some people die at twenty-five and aren't buried until they are seventy-five."
"If a man empties his purse into his head, no one can take it from him.
An investment in knowledge always pays the best interest."
"Well done, is better than well said."
"We must all hang together, or assuredly,
we shall all hang separately."
"He that lives upon hope will die fasting."
"Beware of little expenses. A small leak will sink a great ship."
"You may delay, but time will not."
"Never leave that till tomorrow which you can do today."
"The doors of wisdom are never shut."
"Be civil to all; sociable to many; familiar with few;
friend to one; enemy to none."
"Whatever is begun in anger, ends in shame."
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