Quotes by Benjamin Franklin

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

  • “Marriage is the most natural state of man, and… the state in which you will find solid happiness.”
    by Benjamin Franklin
  • “A good conscience is a continual Christmas.”
    by Benjamin Franklin
  • “Be slow in choosing a friend, slower in changing.”
    by Benjamin Franklin
  • “Where there’s marriage without love, there will be love without marriage.”
    by Benjamin Franklin
  • “It takes many good deeds to build a good reputation, and only one bad one to lose it.”
    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
  • “A great empire, like a great cake, is most easily diminished at the edges.”
    by Benjamin Franklin
  • “An investment in knowledge pays the best interest.”
    by Benjamin Franklin
  • “Anger is never without a reason, but seldom with a good one.”
    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
  • “Honesty is the best policy.”
    by Benjamin Franklin
  • “For having lived long, I have experienced many instances of being obliged, by better information or fuller consideration, to change opinions, even on important subjects, which I once thought right but found to be otherwise.”
    by Benjamin Franklin
  • “The doors of wisdom are never shut.”
    by Benjamin Franklin
  • “A place for everything, everything in its place.”
    by Benjamin Franklin
  • “Dost thou love life? Then do not squander time, for that is the stuff life is made of.”
    by Benjamin Franklin
  • “Genius without education is like silver in the mine.”
    by Benjamin Franklin
  • “Do good to your friends to keep them, to your enemies to win them.”
    by Benjamin Franklin
  • “I saw few die of hunger; of eating, a hundred thousand.”
    by Benjamin Franklin
  • “The Constitution only gives people the right to pursue happiness. You have to catch it yourself.”
    by Benjamin Franklin

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