30+ Benjamin Franklin Quotes

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Benjamin Franklin (January 17, 1706 – April 17, 1790) was one of the Founding Fathers of the United States. He was a renowned polymath, Franklin was a leading author, printer, political theorist, politician, freemason, postmaster, scientist, inventor, civic activist, statesman, and diplomat.

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Benjamin Franklin Quotes

“They who can give up essential liberty to obtain a little temporary safety deserve neither liberty nor safety.”

“An investment in knowledge pays the best interest.”

“Content makes poor men rich; discontentment makes rich men poor.” 

“Never leave that till tomorrow which you can do today.”

“He that is good for making excuses is seldom good for anything else.”

“Employ your time well, if you mean to get leisure.”

“If you would be wealthy, think of saving as well as getting.”

“Hide not your talents, they for use were made. What’s a sun-dial in the shade?”

“He that is of the opinion money will do everything may well be suspected of doing everything for money.”

“Rather go to bed without dinner than to rise in debt.”

“It is the working man who is the happy man. It is the idle man who is the miserable man.”

“Our new Constitution is now established, everything seems to promise it will be durable; but, in this world, nothing is certain except death and taxes.”

“To the generous mind the heaviest debt is that of gratitude, when it is not in our power to repay it.”

“A penny saved is a penny earned.”

“Do you love life? Then do not squander time, for that’s the stuff life is made of.”

“Do not anticipate trouble, or worry about what may never happen. Keep in the sunlight.”

“He that can have patience can have what he will.”

“Energy and persistence conquer all things.”

“Early to bed and early to rise makes a man healthy, wealthy, and wise.”

“Who is wise? He that learns from every one.”

“Sloth makes all things difficult, but industry, all things easy. He that rises late must trot all day, and shall scarce overtake his business at night, while laziness travels so slowly that poverty soon overtakes him.”

“Well done is better than well said.”

“Early to bed and early to rise makes a man healthy, wealthy, and wise.”

“Creditors have better memories than debtors.”

“If you would persuade, you must appeal to interest rather than intellect.”

“We must, indeed, all hang together or, most assuredly, we shall all hang separately.”

“Tell me and I forget, teach me and I may remember, involve me and I learn.”

“You may delay, but time will not.”

“Wine is constant proof that God loves us and loves to see us happy.”

“If a man empties his purse into his head no one can take it away from him. An investment in knowledge always pays the best interest.”

“Having been poor is no shame, being ashamed of it is.”

“Perhaps the history of the errors of mankind, all things considered, is more valuable and interesting than that of their discoveries.”

“If you would know the value of money, go try to borrow some; for he that goes a-borrowing goes a-sorrowing.”

“Who is powerful? He that governs his Passions.”

“Drive thy business or it will drive thee.”

“Either write something worth reading or do something worth writing.”

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