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Benjamin Franklin

Read through the most famous quotes from Benjamin Franklin

If you would not be forgotten, as soon as you are dead and rotten, either write things worth reading, or do things worth the writing.

— Benjamin Franklin


Love your Enemies, for they tell you your Faults.

— Benjamin Franklin

#enemies #self-reflection #love

Fools make feasts and wise men eat them.

— Benjamin Franklin

#feasts #food #fools #franklin #food

For the best return on your money, pour your purse into your head.

— Benjamin Franklin

#self-development #money

He who can have patience can have what he will.

— Benjamin Franklin

#perseverance #perseverance

Admiration is the daughter of ignorance.

— Benjamin Franklin

#daughter #ignorance

So convenient a thing to be a reasonable creature, since it enables one to find or make a reason for every thing one has a mind to do.

— Benjamin Franklin


The best way to see Faith is to shut the eye of Reason.

— Benjamin Franklin


He that falls in love with himself will have no rivals.

— Benjamin Franklin

#love #rivals #love

If Passion drives, let Reason hold the Reins.

— Benjamin Franklin


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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