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.