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280 Famous Quotes by Benjamin Franklin
1/17/1706 - 4/17/1790
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Let honesty and industry be thy constant companions, and spend one penny less than thy clear gains; then shall thy pocket begin to thrive; creditors will not insult, nor want oppress, nor hungerness bite, nor nakedness freeze thee.

Economy Quotes, by Benjamin Franklin

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Poverty often deprives a man of all spirit and virtue; it is hard for an empty bag to stand upright.

Poverty Quotes, by Benjamin Franklin

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They that are on their guard and appear ready to receive their adversaries, are in much less danger of being attacked than the supine, secure and negligent.

Vigilance Quotes, by Benjamin Franklin

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I have met the enemy, and it is the eyes of other people.

Enemies Quotes, by Benjamin Franklin

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An undutiful Daughter will prove an unmanageable Wife.

Wives Quotes, by Benjamin Franklin , Source: Poor Richard

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

Love Quotes, by Benjamin Franklin

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Ambition has its disappointments to sour us, but never the good fortune to satisfy us. Its appetite grows keener by indulgence and all we can gratify it with at present serves but the more to inflame its insatiable desires.

Disappointments Quotes, by Benjamin Franklin

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A benevolent man should allow a few faults in himself, to keep his friends in countenance.

Fault Quotes, by Benjamin Franklin

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A fat kitchen, a lean will.

Kitchen Quotes, by Benjamin Franklin

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Necessity never made a good bargain.

Necessity Quotes, by Benjamin Franklin

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Necessity never made a good bargain.

Bargain Quotes, by Benjamin Franklin

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Rather go to bed supperless than rise in debt.

Debt Quotes, by Benjamin Franklin

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Genius without education is like silver in the mine.

Genius Quotes, by Benjamin Franklin

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Never leave that till tomorrow which you can do today.

Procrastination Quotes, by Benjamin Franklin

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The best is the cheapest.

Quality Quotes, by Benjamin Franklin

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Dost thou love life? Then do not squander time, for that is the stuff life is made of.

Time Quotes, by Benjamin Franklin

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I conceive that the great part of the miseries of mankind are brought upon them by false estimates they have made of the value of things.

Value Quotes, by Benjamin Franklin

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Trickery and treachery are the practices of fools that have not the wits enought to be honest

Miscellaneous Quotes, by Benjamin Franklin

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For having lived long, I have experienced many instances of being obliged, by better information or fuller consideration, to change opinions, even on important subjects, which I once thought right but found to be otherwise.

Opinions Quotes, by Benjamin Franklin

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Applause waits on success.

Applause Quotes, by Benjamin Franklin

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Little boats should keep near shore

Boats Quotes, by Benjamin Franklin

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He that goes a borrowing goes a sorrowing.

Borrowing Quotes, by Benjamin Franklin

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Drive thy business, let not that drive thee.

Control Quotes, by Benjamin Franklin

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God heals, and the Doctor takes the Fees

Doctors Quotes, by Benjamin Franklin

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

Drinking Quotes, by Benjamin Franklin

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