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280 Famous Quotes by Benjamin Franklin
1/17/1706 - 4/17/1790
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The only thing more expensive than education is ignorance.

Ignorance Quotes, by Benjamin Franklin

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Men forget but never forgive. Women forgive but never forget.

Men Quotes, by Benjamin Franklin

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

Reason Quotes, by Benjamin Franklin

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Rebellion against tyrants is obedience to God.

Rebellion Quotes, by Benjamin Franklin

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The best thing to give to your enemy is forgiveness; to an opponent, tolerance; to a friend, your heart; to your child, a good example; to a father, deference; to your mother, conduct that will make her proud of you; to yourself, respect; to all men, charity.

Respect Quotes, by Benjamin Franklin

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What is love? Love is when one person knows all of your secrets... your deepest, darkest, most dreadful secrets of which no one else in the world knows... and yet in the end, that one person does not think any less of you; even if the rest of the world does.

Secrets Quotes, by Benjamin Franklin

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Those who desire to give up freedom in order to gain security will not have, nor do they deserve, either one.

Security Quotes, by Benjamin Franklin

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Hide not your talents. They for use were made. What's a sundial in the shade?

Talent Quotes, by Benjamin Franklin

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Lost time is never found again.

Time Quotes, by Benjamin Franklin

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It's easy to see, hard to foresee.

Vision Quotes, by Benjamin Franklin

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

Unity Quotes, by Benjamin Franklin , Source: to John Hancock at the signing of the Declaration of Independence

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

Revenge Quotes, by Benjamin Franklin , Source: Poor Richard

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

Fools Quotes, by Benjamin Franklin

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He that would live in peace and at ease, must not speak all he knows, nor judge all he sees.

Silence Quotes, by Benjamin Franklin

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

Health Quotes, by Benjamin Franklin

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

Hunger Quotes, by Benjamin Franklin

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To succeed, jump as quickly at opportunities as you do at conclusions.

Quick Quotes, by Benjamin Franklin

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A good conscience is a continued Christmas.

Conscience Quotes, by Benjamin Franklin

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Beware of little expenses; a small leak will sink a great ship.

Economy Quotes, by Benjamin Franklin

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Rebellion against tyrants is obedience to God.

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

Anger 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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Want of care does us more damage than want of knowledge

Caring Quotes, by Benjamin Franklin

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Our new Constitution is now established, and has an appearance that promises permanency; but in this world nothing can be said to be certain, except death and taxes.

Constitution Quotes, by Benjamin Franklin

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