Benjamin Franklin Quotes


318 Benjamin Franklin quotes:



"I guess I don't so much mind being old, as I mind being fat and old."
"If you wouldn't live long, live well; for folly and wickedness shorten life."
"Vessels large may venture more, but little boats should keep near shore."
Author: Franklin Quotes Category: Adventure Quotes
"You must not, when you have gained a victory, use any triumphing or insulting expression, nor show too much pleasure ; but endeavor to console your adversary, and make him less dissatisfied with himself by every kind and civil expression, that may be"
Author: Franklin Quotes Category: Adversity Quotes
"The proof of gold is fire..."
Author: Franklin Quotes Category: Adversity Quotes
"When the Well's dry, we know the Worth of Water."
Author: Franklin Quotes Category: Adversity Quotes
"None preaches better than the ant, and she says nothing"
Author: Franklin Quotes Category: Action Quotes
"Absence sharpens love, presence strengthens it."
Author: Franklin Quotes Category: Absence Quotes
"The absent are never without fault, nor the present without excuse."
Author: Franklin Quotes Category: Absence Quotes English Actor Quotes
"Beware of the young doctor and the old barber"
"Early to bed, early to rise, makes a man healthy, wealthy and wise"
"The only thing more expensive than education is ignorance."
Author: Franklin Quotes Category: Advice Quotes
"Look before, or you'll find yourself behind"
Author: Franklin Quotes Category: Advice Quotes
"Don't think to hunt two hares with one dog"
Author: Franklin Quotes Category: Advice Quotes
"Be studious in your profession, and you will be learned. Be industrious and frugal, and you will be rich."
Author: Franklin Quotes Category: Advice Quotes
"If you would be revenged of your enemy, govern yourself."
Author: Franklin Quotes Category: Advice Quotes
"Clean your finger before you point at my spots"
Author: Franklin Quotes Category: Advice Quotes
"Be civil to all, sociable to many, familiar with few, friend to one, enemy to none"
Author: Franklin Quotes Category: Advice Quotes
"Approve not of him who commends all you say"
Author: Franklin Quotes Category: Advice Quotes
"If you wou'd have Guests merry with your cheer, Be so your self, or so at least appear"
Author: Franklin Quotes Category: Advice Quotes



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