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280 Famous Quotes by Benjamin Franklin
1/17/1706 - 4/17/1790
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About Benjamin Franklin

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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Deny Self for Self's sake

Egotism Quotes, by Benjamin Franklin

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I didn't fail the test, I just found 100 ways to do it wrong

Failure Quotes, by Benjamin Franklin

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How few there are who have courage enough to own their faults, or resolution enough to mend them

Faults Quotes, by Benjamin Franklin

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The most exquisite folly is made of wisdom too fine spun

Folly Quotes, by Benjamin Franklin

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Those things that hurt, instruct.

Grief Quotes, by Benjamin Franklin

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A virtuous heretic shall be saved before a wicked Christian

Heresy Quotes, by Benjamin Franklin

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

Learning Quotes, by Benjamin Franklin

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Those have a short Lent, who owe money to be paid at Easter.

Lent Quotes, by Benjamin Franklin

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Some are weather-wise, some are otherwise.

Mankind Quotes, by Benjamin Franklin

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Money never made a man happy yet, nor will it. The more a man has, the more he wants. Instead of filling a vacuum, it makes one.

Money Quotes, by Benjamin Franklin

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Energy and persistence conquer all things.

Perseverance Quotes, by Benjamin Franklin

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

Purpose Quotes, by Benjamin Franklin

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Search others for their virtues, thy self for thy vices

Virtue Quotes, by Benjamin Franklin

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Sell not virtue to purchase wealth, nor liberty to purchase power.

Virtue Quotes, by Benjamin Franklin

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The pen is mightier than the sword.

Proverbs Quotes, by Benjamin Franklin , Source: Oration

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Fools make feasts, and wise men eat them.

Proverbs Quotes, by Benjamin Franklin , Source: Poor Richard

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Glass, China, and Reputation, are easily crack'd and never well mended.

Proverbs Quotes, by Benjamin Franklin , Source: Poor Richard

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The Cat in Gloves catches no Mice.

Cats Quotes, by Benjamin Franklin , Source: Poor Richard's Almanac

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