Benjamin Franklin Quotes

If a man empties his purse into his head, no one can take it from him. An investment in knowledge always pays the best interest.

Benjamin Franklin

I think vital religion has always suffered when orthodoxy is more regarded than virtue. The scriptures assure me that at the last day we shall not be examined on what we thought but what we did.

Benjamin Franklin

Many have quarreled about religion that never practiced it

Benjamin Franklin

Pride breakfasted with plenty, dined with poverty, and supped with infamy.

Benjamin Franklin

Fond pride of dress is sure a very curse

Benjamin Franklin

Pride is said to be the last vice the good man gets clear of

Benjamin Franklin

He that can have Patience, can have what he will

Benjamin Franklin

Let the child's first lesson be obedience, and the second will be what thou wilt.

Benjamin Franklin

Democracy is two wolves and a lamb voting on what to have for lunch.Liberty is a well-armed lamb contesting the vote!

Benjamin Franklin

Where liberty is, there is my country

Benjamin Franklin

Never confuse motion with action.

Benjamin Franklin

Early to bed and early to rise makes a man healthy, wealthy, and wise.

Benjamin Franklin

Fatigue is the best pillow.

Benjamin Franklin

The eyes of other people are the eyes that ruin us.

Benjamin Franklin

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

Benjamin Franklin
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