Quotes by Benjamin Franklin

Time is money.
- Benjamin Franklin
Industry need not wish.
- Benjamin Franklin
Mine is better than ours.
- Benjamin Franklin
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When in doubt, don't.
- Benjamin Franklin
Hunger is the best pickle.
- Benjamin Franklin
Applause waits on success.
- Benjamin Franklin
Honesty is the best policy.
- Benjamin Franklin
Beware the hobby that eats.
- Benjamin Franklin
Fatigue is the best pillow.
- Benjamin Franklin
Danger is sauce for prayers.
- Benjamin Franklin
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Observe all men, thyself most.
- Benjamin Franklin
Remember that credit is money.
- Benjamin Franklin
Lost time is never found again.
- Benjamin Franklin
A penny saved is a penny earned.
- Benjamin Franklin
You may delay, but time will not.
- Benjamin Franklin
One today is worth two tomorrows.
- Benjamin Franklin
Never confuse motion with action.
- Benjamin Franklin
A penny saved is two pence clear.
- Benjamin Franklin
Half a truth is often a great lie.
- Benjamin Franklin
He that's secure is not safe.
- Benjamin Franklin
Well done is better than well said.
- Benjamin Franklin
No nation was ever ruined by trade.
- Benjamin Franklin
The doors of wisdom are never shut.
- Benjamin Franklin
Necessity never made a good bargain.
- Benjamin Franklin
God helps those who help themselves.
- Benjamin Franklin
Beauty and folly are old companions.
- Benjamin Franklin
Diligence is the mother of good luck.
- Benjamin Franklin
He that rises late must trot all day.
- Benjamin Franklin
He that speaks much, is much mistaken.
- Benjamin Franklin
Where liberty is, there is my country.
- Benjamin Franklin
Games lubricate the body and the mind.
- Benjamin Franklin
Our necessities never equal our wants.
- Benjamin Franklin
Nine men in ten are would be suicides.
- Benjamin Franklin
To lengthen thy life, lessen thy meals.
- Benjamin Franklin
Many foxes grow gray but few grow good.
- Benjamin Franklin
Admiration is the daughter of ignorance.
- Benjamin Franklin
Whatever is begun in anger ends in shame.
- Benjamin Franklin
The discontented man finds no easy chair.
- Benjamin Franklin
He that lives upon hope will die fasting.
- Benjamin Franklin
Energy and persistence conquer all things.
- Benjamin Franklin
Who had deceived thee so often as thyself?
- Benjamin Franklin
Write injuries in dust, benefits in marble.
- Benjamin Franklin
A good conscience is a continual Christmas.
- Benjamin Franklin
There was never a good war, or a bad peace.
- Benjamin Franklin
Creditors have better memories than debtors.
- Benjamin Franklin
An egg today is better than a hen to-morrow.
- Benjamin Franklin
He that sows thorns should never go barefoot.
- Benjamin Franklin
If you would be loved, love, and be loveable.
- Benjamin Franklin
Who is rich? He that rejoices in his portion.
- Benjamin Franklin
He does not possess wealth; it possesses him.
- Benjamin Franklin
Rebellion against tyrants is obedience to God.
- Benjamin Franklin
To Follow by faith alone is to follow blindly.
- Benjamin Franklin
Hear reason, or she'll make you feel her.
- Benjamin Franklin
Where sense is wanting, everything is wanting.
- Benjamin Franklin
He that can have patience can have what he will.
- Benjamin Franklin
A place for everything, everything in its place.
- Benjamin Franklin
Even peace may be purchased at too high a price.
- Benjamin Franklin
By failing to prepare, you are preparing to fail.
- Benjamin Franklin
Distrust and caution are the parents of security.
- Benjamin Franklin
Three can keep a secret, if two of them are dead.
- Benjamin Franklin
If passion drives you, let reason hold the reins.
- Benjamin Franklin
The worst wheel of the cart makes the most noise.
- Benjamin Franklin
Be slow in choosing a friend, slower in changing.
- Benjamin Franklin
An investment in knowledge pays the best interest.
- Benjamin Franklin
Eat to please thyself, but dress to please others.
- Benjamin Franklin
Guests, like fish, begin to smell after three days.
- Benjamin Franklin
When the well is dry, they know the worth of water.
- Benjamin Franklin
Genius without education is like silver in the mine.
- Benjamin Franklin
Write your injuries in dust, your benefits in marble.
- Benjamin Franklin
Who is rich? He that is content. Who is that? Nobody.
- Benjamin Franklin
The way to see by Faith is to shut the Eye of Reason.
- Benjamin Franklin
If you desire many things, many things will seem few.
- Benjamin Franklin
He that has not got a wife is not yet a complete man.
- Benjamin Franklin
He that won't be counseled can't be helped.
- Benjamin Franklin
It is easier to prevent bad habits than to break them.
- Benjamin Franklin
Some people die at 25 and aren't buried until 75.
- Benjamin Franklin
Rather go to bed with out dinner than to rise in debt.
- Benjamin Franklin
Never leave that till tomorrow which you can do today.
- Benjamin Franklin
A man wrapped up in himself makes a very small bundle.
- Benjamin Franklin
Employ thy time well, if thou meanest to gain leisure.
- Benjamin Franklin
Wealth is not his that has it, but his that enjoys it.
- Benjamin Franklin
He who falls in love with himself will have no rivals.
- Benjamin Franklin
He that waits upon fortune, is never sure of a dinner.
- Benjamin Franklin
I saw few die of hunger; of eating, a hundred thousand.
- Benjamin Franklin
Wars are not paid for in wartime, the bill comes later.
- Benjamin Franklin
Take time for all things: great haste makes great waste.
- Benjamin Franklin
Words may show a man's wit but actions his meaning.
- Benjamin Franklin
Those that won't be counseled can't be helped.
- Benjamin Franklin
When you're finished changing, you're finished.
- Benjamin Franklin
Wise men don't need advice. Fools won't take it.
- Benjamin Franklin
Having been poor is no shame, but being ashamed of it, is.
- Benjamin Franklin
The first mistake in public business is the going into it.
- Benjamin Franklin
Those have a short Lent who owe money to be paid at Easter.
- Benjamin Franklin
When befriended, remember it; when you befriend, forget it.
- Benjamin Franklin
The strictest law sometimes becomes the severest injustice.
- Benjamin Franklin
The art of acting consists in keeping people from coughing.
- Benjamin Franklin
Content makes poor men rich; discontent makes rich men poor.
- Benjamin Franklin
Anger is never without a reason, but seldom with a good one.
- Benjamin Franklin
If we do not hang together, we shall surely hang separately.
- Benjamin Franklin
Savages we call them because their manners differ from ours.
- Benjamin Franklin
The eye of the master will do more work than both his hands.
- Benjamin Franklin
The use of money is all the advantage there is in having it.
- Benjamin Franklin
Since thou are not sure of a minute, throw not away an hour.
- Benjamin Franklin
A false friend and a shadow attend only while the sun shines.
- Benjamin Franklin
Beware of little expenses. A small leak will sink a great ship.
- Benjamin Franklin
God works wonders now and then; Behold a lawyer, an honest man.
- Benjamin Franklin
Keep your eyes wide open before marriage, half shut afterwards.
- Benjamin Franklin