Benjamin Franklin

Benjamin Franklin

American statesman and physicist

Lived from: 1706-1790

Category: Politics

Quotes: Benjamin Franklin

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    He that is of the opinion money will do everything may well be suspected of doing everything for money.
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    Hide not your talents. They for use were made. What's a sundial in the shade.
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    Laziness travels so slowly that poverty soon overtakes him.
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    Spinoza Experience keeps a dear school, but fools will learn in no other.
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    Those disputing, contradicting, and confuting people are generally unfortunate in their affairs. They get victory, sometimes, but they never get good will, which would be of more use to them.
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    A benevolent man should allow a few faults in himself, to keep his friends in countenance.
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    A cheerful face is nearly as good for an invalid as healthy weather.
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    A learned blockhead is a greater blockhead than an ignorant one.
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    A life of leisure and a life of laziness are two things. There will be sleeping enough in the grave.
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    A little neglect may breed great mischief.
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    A single man has not nearly the value he would have in a state of union. He is an incomplete animal. He resembles the odd half of a pair of scissors.
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    A small leak can sink a great ship
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    A spoonful of honey will catch more flies than a gallon of vinegar.
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    Admiration is the daughter of ignorance.
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    All human situations have their inconveniences. We feel those of the present but neither see nor feel those of the future; and hence we often make troublesome changes without amendment, and frequently for the worse.
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