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280 Famous Quotes by Benjamin Franklin
1/17/1706 - 4/17/1790
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Growth means change and change involves risk, stepping from the known to the unknown.

Change Quotes, by Benjamin Franklin

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To be humble to superiors is duty, to equals courtesy, to inferiors nobleness.

Humility Quotes, by Benjamin Franklin

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Necessity never made a good bargain

Necessity Quotes, by Benjamin Franklin

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Remember not only to say the right thing in the right place, but far more difficult still, to leave unsaid the wrong thing at the tempting moment.

Self-control Quotes, by Benjamin Franklin

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Admiration is the daughter of ignorance.

Admiration Quotes, by Benjamin Franklin

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Glass, china, and reputation are easily cracked, and never mended well.

Reputation Quotes, by Benjamin Franklin

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We must all hang together, or most assuredly we shall all hang separately.

Declaration of independence Quotes, by Benjamin Franklin

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Where liberty is, there is my country.

Liberty Quotes, by Benjamin Franklin

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He that is of the opinion money will do everything may well be suspected of doing everything for money.

Money Quotes, by Benjamin Franklin

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Necessity has no law.

Necessity Quotes, by Benjamin Franklin

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There never was a good war, or a bad peace. -Benjamin Franklin.

Peace Quotes, by Benjamin Franklin

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Rebellion against tyrants is obedience to God.

Rebellion Quotes, by Benjamin Franklin

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For the want of a nail the shoe was lost, For the want of a shoe the horse was lost, For the want of a horse the rider was lost, For the want of a rider the battle was lost, For the want of a battle the kingdom was lost, And all for the want of a horse-shoe nail.

Trifles Quotes, by Benjamin Franklin

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

Miscellaneous Quotes, by Benjamin Franklin

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Any society that would give up a little liberty to gain a little security will deserve neither and lose both.

Miscellaneous Quotes, by Benjamin Franklin

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

Ignorance Quotes, by Benjamin Franklin

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Admiration is the daughter of ignorance.

Admiration Quotes, by Benjamin Franklin

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Life's tragedy is that we get old too soon and wise too late

Age Quotes, by Benjamin Franklin

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Drinking beer doesn't make you fat, It makes you lean....Against bars, tables, chairs, and poles.

Beer Quotes, by Benjamin Franklin

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Believe none of what you hear and half of what you see.

Belief Quotes, by Benjamin Franklin

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To be humble to superiors is duty, to equals courtesy, to inferiors nobleness.

Courtesy Quotes, by Benjamin Franklin

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Any fool can criticize, condemn and complain and most fools do.

Criticism Quotes, by Benjamin Franklin

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Despair ruins some, presumption many

Despair Quotes, by Benjamin Franklin

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He that cannot obey, cannot command.

Discipline Quotes, by Benjamin Franklin

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When in doubt, don't.

Doubt Quotes, by Benjamin Franklin

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