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Benjamin Franklin

Read through the most famous quotes from Benjamin Franklin

Beer is proof that God loves us and wants us to be happy.

— Benjamin Franklin

#drinking #love

We are all born ignorant, but one must work hard to remain stupid.

— Benjamin Franklin

#hard #ignorant #must #remain #stupid

Never ruin an apology with an excuse.

— Benjamin Franklin

#apology #advice

Many people die at twenty five and aren't buried until they are seventy five.

— Benjamin Franklin

#die #five #many #people #seventy

Hide not your talents, they for use were made, What's a sundial in the shade?

— Benjamin Franklin

#wisdom #work #wisdom

Well done is better than well said.

— Benjamin Franklin

#better #done #said #than #well

How many observe Christ's birthday! How few, His precepts!

— Benjamin Franklin

#christmas #religion #religion

Justice will not be served until those who are unaffected are as outraged as those who are.

— Benjamin Franklin

#justice #laws #law

Those who surrender freedom for security will not have, nor do they deserve, either one.

— Benjamin Franklin

#jefferson #security #thomas #thomas-jefferson #freedom

The Constitution only guarantees the American people the right to pursue happiness. You have to catch it yourself.

— Benjamin Franklin

#self-determination #determination

About Benjamin Franklin

Benjamin Franklin Quotes

Did you know about Benjamin Franklin?

He facilitated many civic organizations including a fire department and a university. From 1785 to 1788 he served as governor of Pennsylvania. His colorful life and legacy of scientific and political achievement and status as one of America's most influential Founding Fathers have seen Franklin honored on coinage and money; warships; the names of many towns counties educational institutions namesakes and companies; and more than two centuries after his death countless cultural.

Franklin always proud of his working class roots became a successful newspaper editor and printer in Philadelphia the leading city in the colonies. He was also partners with William Goddard and Joseph Galloway the three of whom publiBenjamin Franklind the Pennsylvania Chronicle a newspaper that was known for its revolutionary sentiments and criticisms of the British monarchy in the American colonies.

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