BENJAMIN FRANKLIN Quotes

At the working man's house hunger looks in but dares not enter.

Benjamin Franklin

Tricks and treachery are the practice of fools, that don't have brains enough to be honest.

Benjamin Franklin

Some are weather-wise, some are otherwise

Benjamin Franklin

Wine makes daily living easier, less hurried, with fewer tensions and more tolerance.

Benjamin Franklin

The discovery of a wine is of greater moment than the discovery of a constellation. The universe is too full of stars.

Benjamin Franklin

He that can have patience can have what he will.

Benjamin Franklin

If a man could have half of his wishes, he would double his troubles.

Benjamin Franklin

At twenty years of age the will reigns; at thirty, the wit; and at forty, the judgment.

Benjamin Franklin

What has become clear to you since we last met?

Benjamin Franklin

There are three things extremely hard: steel, a diamond, and to know one's self.

Benjamin Franklin

Happiness consists more in the small conveniences of pleasures that occur every day, than in great pieces of good fortune that happen but seldom to a man in the course of his life.

Benjamin Franklin

Words may show a man's wit, but actions his meaning

Benjamin Franklin

Those who would give up essential liberty to purchase a little temporary safety deserve neither liberty nor safety.

Benjamin Franklin

Anger is never without a reason, but seldom with a good one.

Benjamin Franklin

Be civil to all; sociable to many; familiar with few.

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.

Benjamin Franklin
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