Quotes by Benjamin Franklin

Benjamin Franklin FRS FRSE was an American polymath and one of the Founding Fathers of the United States. Franklin was a leading author, printer, political theorist, politician, freemason, postmaster, scientist, inventor, humorist, civic activist, statesman, and diplomat.

Quotes by Benjamin Franklin

In this world nothing can be said to be certain, except death and taxes.

Death, TaxesBenjamin Franklin
 
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A false friend and a shadow attend only while the sun shines.

Friendship, SunBenjamin Franklin
 
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Half a truth is often a great lie.

LiesBenjamin Franklin
 
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Tell me and I forget. Teach me and I remember. Involve me and I learn.

Teachers, LearningBenjamin Franklin
 
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Without continual growth and progress, such words as improvement, achievement, and success have no meaning.

ProgressBenjamin Franklin
 
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Well done is better than well said.

Taking action, MotivationBenjamin Franklin
 
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We are all born ignorant, but one must work hard to remain stupid.

Benjamin Franklin
 
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Wine is constant proof that God loves us and loves to see us happy.

Alcohol, WineBenjamin Franklin
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Work as if you were to live 100 Years, Pray as if you were to die To-morrow.

Work & Carreer, PrayingBenjamin Franklin
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Having been poor is no shame, but being ashamed of it, is.

PovertyBenjamin Franklin
 
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A Spoonful of Honey will catch more Flies than a Gallon of Vinager.

Benjamin Franklin
 
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Keep your eyes wide open before marriage, half shut afterwards.

MarriageBenjamin Franklin
 
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It is a common observation here that our cause is the cause of all mankind, and that we are fighting for their liberty in defending our own.

Freedom, AmericaBenjamin Franklin, 1. Mai 1777
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Early to bed, early to rise makes a man healthy, wealthy, and wise.

SleepingBenjamin Franklin
 
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The cat in gloves catches no mice.

Gun-Control, CatsBenjamin Franklin
 
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They that can give up essential liberty to purchase a little temporary safety, deserve neither liberty nor safety.

Human Rights, Freedom, SafetyBenjamin Franklin
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An investment in knowledge pays the best interest.

Knowledge, EducationBenjamin Franklin
 
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