Quotes by Benjamin Franklin

Quotes by Benjamin Franklin (US author, diplomat, inventor, physicist, politician, & printer (1706 – 1790))

  • “Well done is better than well said.”
    by Benjamin Franklin
  • “There are three faithful friends – an old wife, an old dog, and ready money.”
    by Benjamin Franklin
  • “If you would be loved, love, and be loveable.”
    by Benjamin Franklin
  • “Beware of little expenses. A small leak will sink a great ship.”
    by Benjamin Franklin
  • “It is a grand mistake to think of being great without goodness and I pronounce it as certain that there was never a truly great man that was not at the same time truly virtuous.”
    by Benjamin Franklin
  • “In this world nothing can be said to be certain, except death and taxes.”
    by Benjamin Franklin
  • “Your net worth to the world is usually determined by what remains after your bad habits are subtracted from your good ones.”
    by Benjamin Franklin
  • “Dost thou love life? Then do not squander time, for that is the stuff life is made of.”
    by Benjamin Franklin
  • “A life of leisure and a life of laziness are two things. There will be sleeping enough in the grave.”
    by Benjamin Franklin
  • “There is no kind of dishonesty into which otherwise good people more easily and frequently fall than that of defrauding the government.”
    by Benjamin Franklin
  • “Be slow in choosing a friend, slower in changing.”
    by Benjamin Franklin
  • “Laws too gentle are seldom obeyed; too severe, seldom executed.”
    by Benjamin Franklin
  • “Dost thou love life? Then do not squander time, for that is the stuff life is made of.”
    by Benjamin Franklin
  • “Honesty is the best policy.”
    by Benjamin Franklin
  • “Half a truth is often a great lie.”
    by Benjamin Franklin
  • “The doorstep to the temple of wisdom is a knowledge of our own ignorance.”
    by Benjamin Franklin
  • “Human felicity is produced not as much by great pieces of good fortune that seldom happen as by little advantages that occur every day.”
    by Benjamin Franklin
  • “Human felicity is produced not as much by great pieces of good fortune that seldom happen as by little advantages that occur every day.”
    by Benjamin Franklin
  • “He that raises a large family does, indeed, while he lives to observe them, stand a broader mark for sorrow; but then he stands a broader mark for pleasure too.”
    by Benjamin Franklin
  • “Diligence is the mother of good luck.”
    by Benjamin Franklin

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