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Born in January 17, 1706 / Died in April 17, 1790 / United States / English

Quotes by Benjamin Franklin

Hear reason, or she'll make you feel her.
The art of acting consists in keeping people from coughing.
Mine is better than ours.
He who falls in love with himself will have no rivals.
If you would be loved, love, and be loveable.
Energy and persistence conquer all things.
Experience keeps a dear school, but fools will learn in no other.
Speak ill of no man, but speak all the good you know of everybody.
She laughs at everything you say. Why? Because she has fine teeth.
A penny saved is a penny earned.
Write your injuries in dust, your benefits in marble.
God works wonders now and then; Behold a lawyer, an honest man.
It is only when the rich are sick that they fully feel the impotence of wealth.
Do good to your friends to keep them, to your enemies to win them.
If you desire many things, many things will seem few.
He that is of the opinion money will do everything may well be suspected of doing everything for money.
The Constitution only gives people the right to pursue happiness. You have to catch it yourself.
The strictest law sometimes becomes the severest injustice.
Observe all men, thyself most.
I guess I don't so much mind being old, as I mind being fat and old.
The way to see by Faith is to shut the Eye of Reason.
God helps those who help themselves.
Having been poor is no shame, but being ashamed of it, is.
Those who govern, having much business on their hands, do not generally like to take the trouble of considering and carrying into execution new projects. The best public measures are therefore seldom adopted from previous wisdom, but forced by the occasion.
He that lives upon hope will die fasting.