Benjamin Franklin Quotes (733 Quotes)



    It is the working man who is the happy man. It is the idle man who is the miserable man.

    Do not fear mistakes. You will know failure. Continue to reach out.


    Take Courage, Mortal Death can't banish thee out of the Universe.




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


    What is without us has no connection with happiness, only so far as the preservation of our lives and health depends upon it.... Happiness springs immediately from the mind.


    All who think cannot but see there is a sanction like that of religion which binds us in partnership in the serious work of the world.





    Kate would have Thomas, no one blame her can Tom won't have Kate, and who can blame the Man


    He that possesses any Thing he has bought, pays Interest for the Use of it.

    Reader, I wish thee Health, Wealth, Happiness, And may kind Heaven thy Year's Industry bless.


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

    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.'


    Three things are men most likely to be cheated in, a horse, a wig, and a wife

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

    If you would not be laughed at, be the first to laugh at yourself.

    Keep thou from the Opportunity, and God will keep thee from the Sin.

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

    The busy man has few idle visitors, to the boiling pot, the flies come out.


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