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280 Famous Quotes by Benjamin Franklin
1/17/1706 - 4/17/1790
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Ben Franklin
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A penny saved is two pence clear, A pin a day's a groat a year.

Economy 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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God works wonders now and then; Behold a lawyer, an honest man.

Lawyers Quotes, by Benjamin Franklin

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Applause waits on success.

Popularity Quotes, by Benjamin Franklin

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Pride breakfasted with Plenty, dined with Poverty, supped with Infamy.

Pride Quotes, by Benjamin Franklin

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He that blows the coals in quarrels he has nothing to do with has no right to complain if the sparks fly in his face.

Quarrel Quotes, by Benjamin Franklin

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He that can take rest is greater than he that can take cities.

Rest Quotes, by Benjamin Franklin

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Waste neither time nor money, but make the best use of both. Without industry and frugality, nothing will do, and with them everything.

Waste Quotes, by Benjamin Franklin

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Wealth is not his that has it, but his that enjoys it.

Wealth Quotes, by Benjamin Franklin

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Nothing gives an author so much pleasure as to find his works respectfully quoted by other learned authors.

Writer Quotes, by Benjamin Franklin

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Some are weather-wise, some are otherwise.

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

Caring Quotes, by Benjamin Franklin

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Beer is proof that God loves us and wants us to be happy.

Children 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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Doing your best means never stop trying.

Doing your best Quotes, by Benjamin Franklin

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The enemies you make by taking a decided stand generally have more respect for you than the friends you make by being on the fence

Enemies Quotes, by Benjamin Franklin

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You and I were long friends : you are now my enemy, and I am yours.

Enemies Quotes, by Benjamin Franklin

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The nearest I can make it out, "Love your Enemies" means, "Hate your Friends"

Enemies Quotes, by Benjamin Franklin

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The only thing more expensive than education is ignorance.

Ignorance Quotes, by Benjamin Franklin

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Laziness travels so slowly that poverty soon overtakes him.

Laziness Quotes, by Benjamin Franklin

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Leisure is time for doing something useful; this leisure the diligent man will obtain, but the lazy man never

Leisure Quotes, by Benjamin Franklin

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Originality is the art of concealing your sources

Originality 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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Laziness travels so slowly that poverty soon overtakes him.

Poverty Quotes, by Benjamin Franklin

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