Quotes by Benjamin Franklin

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

  • “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
  • “Diligence is the mother of good luck.”
    by Benjamin Franklin
  • “An investment in knowledge pays the best interest.”
    by Benjamin Franklin
  • “Be slow in choosing a friend, slower in changing.”
    by Benjamin Franklin
  • “Each year one vicious habit discarded, in time might make the worst of us good.”
    by Benjamin Franklin
  • “There are three faithful friends – an old wife, an old dog, and ready money.”
    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
  • “Beauty and folly are old companions.”
    by Benjamin Franklin
  • “Wine is constant proof that God loves us and loves to see us happy.”
    by Benjamin Franklin
  • “Hunger is the best pickle.”
    by Benjamin Franklin
  • “The Constitution only gives people the right to pursue happiness. You have to catch it yourself.”
    by Benjamin Franklin
  • “I look upon death to be as necessary to our constitution as sleep. We shall rise refreshed in the morning.”
    by Benjamin Franklin
  • “Fatigue is the best pillow.”
    by Benjamin Franklin
  • “A great empire, like a great cake, is most easily diminished at the edges.”
    by Benjamin Franklin
  • “Honesty is the best policy.”
    by Benjamin Franklin
  • “Beware the hobby that eats.”
    by Benjamin Franklin
  • “Those who govern, having much business on their hands, do not generally like to take the trouble of considering and carrying into execution new projects. The best public measures are therefore seldom adopted from previous wisdom, but forced by the occasion.”
    by Benjamin Franklin
  • “He who falls in love with himself will have no rivals.”
    by Benjamin Franklin
  • “Where there’s marriage without love, there will be love without marriage.”
    by Benjamin Franklin
  • “Speak ill of no man, but speak all the good you know of everybody.”
    by Benjamin Franklin

  Next 20 »

VN:F [1.9.22_1171]
Rating: 5.0/5 (1 vote cast)
Quotes by Benjamin Franklin, 5.0 out of 5 based on 1 rating

Leave a Reply