Benjamin Franklin Quotes

Drive thy business, let not that drive thee.

Benjamin Franklin

The person who deserves most pity is a lonesome one on a rainy day who doesn't know how to read.

Benjamin Franklin

Wars are not paid for in wartime, the bill comes later.

Benjamin Franklin

All wars are follies, very expensive and very mischievous ones.

Benjamin Franklin

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

Benjamin Franklin

Sell not virtue to purchase wealth, nor liberty to purchase power.

Benjamin Franklin

The sun of liberty is set; you must light up the candle of industry and economy.

Benjamin Franklin

Laziness travels so slowly that poverty soon overtakes him.

Benjamin Franklin

Poverty wants some things, Luxury many things, Avarice all things

Benjamin Franklin

As we must account for every idle word, so we must for every idle silence.

Benjamin Franklin

Creditors have better memories than debtors.

Benjamin Franklin

'Tis more noble to forgive, and more manly to despise, than to revenge an Injury.

Benjamin Franklin

Humility makes great men twice honorable

Benjamin Franklin

It is the eye of other people that ruin us. If I were blind I would want, neither fine clothes, fine houses or fine furniture.

Benjamin Franklin

To the generous mind the heaviest debt is that of gratitude, when it is not in our power to repay it.

Benjamin Franklin

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