26 Inspirational Quotes by Benjamin Franklin


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Benjamin Franklin

Benjamin Franklin (1706 - 1790) is best known as one of the Founding Fathers of the United States who never served as president but was a respected inventor, publisher, scientist.

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If you would not be forgotten, as soon as you are dead and rotten, either write things worth reading, or do things worth the writing.

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You can do anything you set your mind to.

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

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Tell me and I forget. Teach me and I remember. Involve me and I learn.

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Life's Tragedy is that we get old too soon and wise too late.

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In this world nothing can be said to be certain, except death and taxes.

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Never leave that till tomorrow which you can do today.

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Friendship increases by visiting friends but visiting seldom.

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There are no gains without pains.

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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.

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Applause waits on success.

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If you would be wealthy, think of saving as well as getting.

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

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

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There are three faithful friends, an old wife, an old dog, and ready money.

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Wealth is not his that has it, but his that enjoys it.

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Happiness depends more on the inward disposition of mind than on outward circumstances.

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An investment in knowledge pays the best interest.

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

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Energy and persistence conquer all things.

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Most people return small favors, acknowledge medium ones and repay greater ones - with ingratitude.

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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.

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A true friend is the best Possession.

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Without continual growth and progress, such words as improvement, achievement, and success have no meaning.

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Diligence is the mother of good luck.

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No better relation than a prudent and faithful friend.

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