Benjamin Franklin Quotes Page 3
“If you know how to spend less than you get, you have the philosopher’s stone.”
“Wink at small faults; remember thou hast great ones.”
Inspirational Quotes |
“Words may show a man’s wit, but actions his meaning.”
“Remember that time is money.”
“Wish not so much to live long as to live well.”
“In simple manners all the secret lies. Be kind and virtuous, you’ll be blest and wise.”
“None preaches better than the ant, and she says nothing.”
“‘Tis easier to prevent bad habits than to break them.”
“I never knew a man who was good at making excuses who was good at anything else.”
“Glass, china, and reputation are easily cracked, and never mended well.”
Funny Quotes about Life |
“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.”
Quotes about Being Happy |
“Genius without education is like silver in the mine.”
“Do not anticipate trouble, or worry about what may never happen. Keep in the sunlight.”
“When you’re finished changing, you’re finished.”
Quotes about Change |
“A spoonful of honey will catch more flies than a gallon of vinegar.
Funny Quotes |
“There never was a good war or a bad peace.”
“By failing to prepare you are preparing to fail.”
Anger is never without reason, but seldom with a good one.
Having been poor is no shame, but being ashamed of it, is.
Words of Encouragement |
“A good conscience is a continual 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 of America.
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