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280 Famous Quotes by Benjamin Franklin
1/17/1706 - 4/17/1790
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Eat not to dullness; drink not to elevation.

Moderation Quotes, by Benjamin Franklin

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If you'd know the value of money, go and borrow some.

Money Quotes, by Benjamin Franklin

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Blessed is he who expects nothing, for he shall never be disappointed.

Nothing Quotes, by Benjamin Franklin

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A place for everything, everything in its place.

Order Quotes, by Benjamin Franklin

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Many a man thinks he is buying pleasure, when he is really selling himself to it.

Pleasure Quotes, by Benjamin Franklin

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Glass, china, and reputation are easily cracked, and never mended well.

Reputation Quotes, by Benjamin Franklin

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Three can keep a secret, if two are dead.

Secrets Quotes, by Benjamin Franklin

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

Shame Quotes, by Benjamin Franklin

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Having been poor is no shame, but being ashamed of it, is.

Shame Quotes, by Benjamin Franklin

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A spoonful of honey will catch more flies than a gallon of vinegar.

Tact Quotes, by Benjamin Franklin

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Do not anticipate trouble, or worry about what may never happen. Keep in the sunlight.

Trouble Quotes, by Benjamin Franklin

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At twenty years of age, the will reigns; at thirty, the wit; and at forty, the judgement.

Years Quotes, by Benjamin Franklin

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Industry, perseverance, and frugality make fortune yield.

Yield Quotes, by Benjamin Franklin

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Many a man thinks he is buying pleasure, when he is really selling himself to it.

Buying 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.

Want Quotes, by Benjamin Franklin

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At 20 years of age the will reigns; at 30, the wit; at 40, the judgment.

Wit Quotes, by Benjamin Franklin

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He that won't be counselled can't be helped.

Advice / experience / wisdom Quotes, by Benjamin Franklin

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Fish and guests smell after three days.

Advice / experience / wisdom Quotes, by Benjamin Franklin

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At 20 years of age the will reigns; at 30 the wit; at 40 the judgment.

Age Quotes, by Benjamin Franklin

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Keep your eyes wide open before marriage, half shut afterwards.

Cliches and one-liners Quotes, by Benjamin Franklin

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To bear other people's afflictions, everyone has courage and enough to spare.

Affliction Quotes, by Benjamin Franklin

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Whatever is begun in anger ends in shame. Seneca -Benjamin Franklin.

Anger Quotes, by Benjamin Franklin

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If you would know the value of money, go try to borrow some; for he that goes a-borrowing goes a-sorrowing.

Borrowing Quotes, by Benjamin Franklin

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In this world nothing is certain but death and taxes.

Business Quotes, by Benjamin Franklin

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Let the child's first lesson be obedience, and the second will be what thou wilt.

Children / youth Quotes, by Benjamin Franklin

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