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280 Famous Quotes by Benjamin Franklin
1/17/1706 - 4/17/1790
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Constant complaint is the poorest sort of pay for all the comforts we enjoy.

Complaint Quotes, by Benjamin Franklin

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God grant, that not only the Love of Liberty, but a thorough Knowledge of the Rights of Man, may pervade all the Nations of the Earth, so that a Philosopher may set his foot anywhere on its Surface, and say, "This is my Country.".

Country Quotes, by Benjamin Franklin

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Remember that credit is money.

Credit Quotes, by Benjamin Franklin

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In this world, nothing is certain but death and taxes.

Death / immortality Quotes, by Benjamin Franklin

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'Tis against some men's principle to pay interest, and seems against others' interest to pay the principle.

Debt 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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The discontented man finds no easy chair.

Discontent Quotes, by Benjamin Franklin

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The cat in gloves catches no mice.

Dress Quotes, by Benjamin Franklin

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Many a one, for the sake of finery on the back, has gone with a hungry belly, and half-starved their families. "Silks and satins, scarlets and velvets, put out the kitchen fire," as Poor Richard says.

Dress Quotes, by Benjamin Franklin

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Ere you consult your fancy, consult your purse.

Economy Quotes, by Benjamin Franklin

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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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If a man empties his purse into his head, no man can take it away from him. An investment in knowledge always pays the best interest.

Education Quotes, by Benjamin Franklin

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There is no little enemy.

Enemy Quotes, by Benjamin Franklin

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The eye of the master will do more work than both his hands.

Eye Quotes, by Benjamin Franklin

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He that raises a large family does, indeed, while he lives to observe them, stand a broader mark for sorrow; but then he stands a broader mark for pleasure too.

Family Quotes, by Benjamin Franklin

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He that waits upon fortune, is never sure of a dinner.

Fortune Quotes, by Benjamin Franklin

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In general, mankind, since the improvement of cookery, eats twice as much as nature requires.

Glutton Quotes, by Benjamin Franklin

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One should eat to live, not live to eat.

Glutton Quotes, by Benjamin Franklin

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Laws too gentle are seldom obeyed; too severe, seldom executed.

Government Quotes, by Benjamin Franklin

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Each year, one vicious habit rooted out, in time ought to make the worst man good.

Habit Quotes, by Benjamin Franklin

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

Heart-quotes Quotes, by Benjamin Franklin

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He that hath a trade hath an estate; he that hath a calling hath an office of profit and honor.

Labor Quotes, by Benjamin Franklin

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The learned fool writes his nonsense in better language than the unlearne, but it is still nonsense.

Language 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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Employ thy time well, if thou meanest to gain leisure.

Leisure Quotes, by Benjamin Franklin

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