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280 Famous Quotes by Benjamin Franklin
1/17/1706 - 4/17/1790
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In general, mankind, since the improvement of cookery, eats twice as much as nature requires.

Glutton Quotes, by Benjamin Franklin

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One should eat to live, not live to eat.

Glutton Quotes, by Benjamin Franklin

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Laws too gentle are seldom obeyed; too severe, seldom executed.

Government Quotes, by Benjamin Franklin

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Each year, one vicious habit rooted out, in time ought to make the worst man good.

Habit Quotes, by Benjamin Franklin

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The heart of a fool is in his mouth, but the mouth of the wise man is in his heart. -Benjamin Franklin.

Heart-quotes Quotes, by Benjamin Franklin

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He that hath a trade hath an estate; he that hath a calling hath an office of profit and honor.

Labor Quotes, by Benjamin Franklin

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The learned fool writes his nonsense in better language than the unlearne, but it is still nonsense.

Language Quotes, by Benjamin Franklin

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Employ thy time well, if thou meanest to gain leisure.

Leisure Quotes, by Benjamin Franklin

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Those who would give up essential Liberty, to purchase a little temporary Safety, deserve neither Liberty nor Safety.

Liberty Quotes, by Benjamin Franklin

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Where liberty is, there is my country.

Liberty Quotes, by Benjamin Franklin

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Were it offered to my choice, I should have no objection to a repetition of the same life from its beginning, only asking the advantages authors have in a second edition to correct some faults in the first.

Life Quotes, by Benjamin Franklin

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

Love Quotes, by Benjamin Franklin

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Half the truth is often a great lie.

Lying Quotes, by Benjamin Franklin

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Savages we call them because their manners differ from ours.

Manners Quotes, by Benjamin Franklin

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Where there's marriage without love, there will be love without marriage.

Marriage Quotes, by Benjamin Franklin

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God heals and the doctor takes the fee.

Medicine Quotes, by Benjamin Franklin

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A single man has not nearly the value he would have in a state of union. He is an incomplete animal. He resembles the odd half of a pair of scissors.

Men and women Quotes, by Benjamin Franklin

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The use of money is all the advantage there is in having it.

Money 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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A little neglect may breed great mischief.

Neglect Quotes, by Benjamin Franklin

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He that can have patience can have what he will.

Patience 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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Even peace may be purchased at too high a price.

Peace Quotes, by Benjamin Franklin

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Applause waits on success.

Popularity Quotes, by Benjamin Franklin

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