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Benjamin Franklin

Read through the most famous quotes from Benjamin Franklin

Man will occasionally stumble over the truth, but usually manages to pick himself up, walk over or around it, and carry on.

— Benjamin Franklin

#truth #ignorance

The heart of a fool is in his mouth, but the mouth of a wise man is in his heart.

— Benjamin Franklin


When you are finished changing, you're finished.

— Benjamin Franklin


Be slow in choosing a friend, slower in changing.

— Benjamin Franklin

#changing #choosing #friend #slow #slower

Honesty is the best policy.

— Benjamin Franklin

#best #honesty #honesty is #policy #the best policy

Certainty? In this world nothing is certain but death and taxes.

— Benjamin Franklin

#taxes #death

If Jack's in love, he's no judge of Jill's beauty.

— Benjamin Franklin

#love #sex #beauty

energy and persistence conquers all things

— Benjamin Franklin


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

— Benjamin Franklin

#worry #trouble

He that is good for making excuses is seldom good for anything else.

— Benjamin Franklin

#else #excuses #good #making #seldom

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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