BENJAMIN FRANKLIN Quotes

There was never a good war or a bad peace

Benjamin Franklin

Being ignorant is not so much a shame as being unwilling to learn.

Benjamin Franklin

Our whole life is but a greater and longer childhood

Benjamin Franklin

Hunger is the best pickle.

Benjamin Franklin

Energy and persistence alter all things.

Benjamin Franklin

Where there's Marriage without Love, there will be Love without Marriage.

Benjamin Franklin

Repeal that [welfare] law, and you will soon see a change in their manners. ... Six days shalt thou labor, though one of the old commandments long treated as out of date, will again be looked upon as a respectable precept; industry will increase, and with it plenty among the lower people; their circumstances will mend, and more will be done for their happiness by inuring them to provide for themselves, than could be done by dividing all your estates among them.

Benjamin Franklin

All the property that is necessary to a Man, for the Conservation of the Individual and the Propagation of the Species, is his natural Right, which none can justly deprive him of: But all Property superfluous to such purposes is the Property of the Public, who, by their Laws, have created it, and who may therefore by other laws dispose of it, whenever the Welfare of the Public shall demand such Disposition. He that does not like civil Society on these Terms, let him retire and live among Savages. He can have no right to the benefits of Society, who will not pay his Club towards the Support of it

Benjamin Franklin

Taws Noah who first planted the vine and mended his morals by drinking its wine.

Benjamin Franklin

If you desire many things, many things will seem few.

Benjamin Franklin

He that lives upon hope will die fasting.

Benjamin Franklin

He who falls in love with himself will have no rivals.

Benjamin Franklin

When Wine enters, out goes the Truth

Benjamin Franklin

When the well is dry, we know the worth of water.

BENJAMIN FRANKLIN

When the well is dry, we learn the worth of water.

Benjamin Franklin

Eat not to dullness, drink not to elevation.

Benjamin Franklin
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