Benjamin Franklin Quotes

Be inspired by the words of wisdom in our collection of Benjamin Franklin quotes. Born in 1706 he had a 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. Franklin died in 1790.


"Some people die at twenty-five and aren't buried until they are seventy-five."
Benjamin Franklin

"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."
Benjamin Franklin

"Well done, is better than well said."
Benjamin Franklin

"We must all hang together, or assuredly, we shall all hang separately."
Benjamin Franklin

"He that lives upon hope will die fasting."
Benjamin Franklin

"Beware of little expenses. A small leak will sink a great ship."
Benjamin Franklin

"You may delay, but time will not."
Benjamin Franklin

"Never leave that till tomorrow which you can do today."
Benjamin Franklin

"The doors of wisdom are never shut."
Benjamin Franklin

"Be civil to all; sociable to many; familiar with few; friend to one; enemy to none."
Benjamin Franklin

"Whatever is begun in anger, ends in shame."
Benjamin Franklin


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