"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 Quotes about Being Happy |
"Genius without education is like silver in the mine."
Benjamin Franklin Genius |
"Do not anticipate trouble, or worry about what may
never happen. Keep in the sunlight."
Benjamin Franklin Challenge |
"A good conscience is a continual Christmas."
Benjamin Franklin Christmas |
Quotes about Benjamin Franklin
In addition to electricity, Franklin made significant contributions
in medicine, meteorology, and even oceanography. His inventions
are numerous and some,
like bifocal glasses, have made life easier for literally millions of people.
George Rogers, Benjamin Franklin's The Art of Virtue
Franklin is a good type of our American manhood. Although not the
wealthiest or the most powerful, he is undoubtedly, in the versatility
of his genius and
achievements, the greatest of our self-made men.
Frank Woodworth Pine, Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin
Indeed, Franklin had always had a love for books.
Though his father was not a rich man, he did have a library and
one of Franklin's great pleasures was reading the books in that library.
Mark Steinberg, Benjamin Franklin: Statesman, Patriot, and Entrepreneur
Benjamin Franklin is a one of the most influential people in the history
Sam Rees, Benjamin Franklin: 48 Leadership and
Life-Changing Lessons from Benjamin Franklin
His (Benjamin Franklin) morality was built on a sincere belief in leading
a virtuous life, serving the country he loved, and hoping to achieve
salvation through good works.
Walter Isaacson, Benjamin Franklin: An American Life