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Benjamin Franklin

Read through the most famous quotes from Benjamin Franklin

To find out a girl's faults, praise her to her girlfriends.

— Benjamin Franklin


Lighthouses are more helpful than churches.

— Benjamin Franklin


Happiness depends more on the inward disposition of mind than on outward circumstances.

— Benjamin Franklin


We must all hang together, or assuredly we shall all hang separately.

— Benjamin Franklin


Keep your eyes wide open before marriage, half shut afterwards.

— Benjamin Franklin

#afterwards #before #eyes #half #keep

Who is wise? He that learns from everyone. Who is powerful? He that governs his passions. Who is rich? He that is content. Who is that? Nobody.

— Benjamin Franklin

#everyone #governs #his #learns #nobody

A house is not a home unless it contains food and fire for the mind as well as the body.

— Benjamin Franklin

#body #contains #fire #food #house

Flesh eating is unprovoked murder.

— Benjamin Franklin


Never leave till tomorrow that which you can do today.

— Benjamin Franklin

#procrastination #procrastination

Whoever would overthrow the liberty of a nation must begin by subduing the freeness of speech.

— Benjamin Franklin

#freedom-of-speech #liberty #business

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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