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Benjamin Franklin Quotes

"A penny saved is a penny earned." ~ Benjamin Franklin


"All mankind is divided into three classes: those that are immovable, those that are movable, and those that move." ~ Benjamin Franklin


"An investment in knowledge pays the best interest." ~ Benjamin Franklin


"By failing to prepare, you are preparing to fail." ~ Benjamin Franklin


"Anyone who trades liberty for security deserves neither liberty nor security." ~ Benjamin Franklin



"In this world nothing can be said to be certain, except death and taxes. " ~ Benjamin Franklin


"I conceive that the great part of the miseries of mankind are brought upon them by false estimates they have made of the value of things." ~ Benjamin Franklin


"Do not worry or anticipate trouble that may never happen. Keep in the sunlight." ~ Ben Franklin


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


"Three may keep a secret, if two of them are dead." ~ Benjamin Franklin


"Energy and persistence conquer all things." ~ Benjamin Franklin


"To lengthen thy life, lessen thy meals." ~ Benjamin Franklin


"I didn't fail the test, I just found 100 ways to do it wrong." ~ Benjamin Franklin


"Half a truth is often a great lie." ~ Benjamin Franklin


"Tell me and I forget. Teach me and I remember. Involve me and I learn." ~ Benjamin Franklin


"Keep your eyes wide open before marriage, half shut afterwards." ~ Benjamin Franklin


"Life's tragedy is that we get old too soon and wise too late." ~ Benjamin Franklin


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Benjamin Franklin Quotes

"Keep your eyes wide open before marriage, and half-shut afterwards." ~ Benjamin Franklin


"Wise men don’t need advice. Fools won’t take it." ~ Benjamin Franklin


"Diligence is the mother of good luck." ~ Benjamin Franklin


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


"Life’s tragedy is that we get old too soon and wise too late." ~ Benjamin Franklin


"Love your enemies, for they tell you your faults." ~ Benjamin Franklin


"Having been poor is no shame, but being ashamed of it, is." ~ Benjamin Franklin


"Wine is constant proof that God loves us and loves to see us happy." ~ Benjamin Franklin


"Wealth is not his that has it, but his that enjoys it." ~ Benjamin Franklin


"Any fool can criticize, condemn and complain and most fools do." ~ Benjamin Franklin


"Our necessities never equal our wants." ~ Benjamin Franklin


"There was never a good war, or a bad peace." ~ Benjamin Franklin


"Your net worth to the world is usually determined by what remains after your bad habits are subtracted from your good ones." ~ Benjamin Franklin


"God helps those who help themselves." ~ Benjamin Franklin


"Rather go to bed with out dinner than to rise in debt." ~ Benjamin Franklin


"Remember that credit is money." ~ Benjamin Franklin


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"Hide not your talents, they for use were made. What's a sun-dial in the shade." ~ Benjamin Franklin


"Some people die at 25 and aren’t buried until 75." ~ Benjamin Franklin



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