Quotes: Benjamin Franklin


“Be civil to all; sociable to many; familiar with few; friend to one; enemy to none.” – Benjamin Franklin

“Do not anticipate trouble, or worry about what may never happen. Keep in the sunlight.” – Benjamin Franklin

“Educate your children to self-control, to the habit of holding passion and prejudice and evil tendencies subject to an upright and reasoning will, and you have done much to abolish misery from their future and crimes from society.” – Benjamin Franklin

“He that falls in love with himself will have no rivals.” – Benjamin Franklin

“He that can have patience can have what he will.” – Benjamin Franklin

“All human situations have their inconveniences. We feel those of the present but neither see nor feel those of the future; and hence we often make troublesome changes without amendment, and frequently for the worse.” – Benjamin Franklin

“A slip of the foot you may soon recover, but a slip of the tongue you may never get over.” – Benjamin Franklin

“All would live long, but none would be old.” – Benjamin Franklin

“If you would not be forgotten,
As soon as you are dead and rotten,
Either write things worthy reading,
Or do things worth the writing.” – Benjamin Franklin

“He’s a fool who cannot conceal his wisdom.” – Benjamin Franklin

“Never confuse motion with action.” – Benjamin Franklin

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