Benjamin Franklin Quotes

~Wonderful Benjamin Franklin Quotes~

"Would you live with ease, do what you should, and not what you please. Success has ruined many a man." Benjamin Franklin 

"If a man could have half of his wishes, he would double his troubles."
Benjamin Franklin

"Write injuries in dust, benefits in marble." Benjamin Franklin 

"He that is good for making excuses is seldom good for anything else."
Benjamin Franklin

~True Benjamin Franklin Quote About Marriage~

"The key to a healthy marriage is to keep your eyes wide open before you wed and half-closed thereafter." Benjamin Franklin 

"We must, indeed, all hang together or, most assuredly, we shall all hang separately." Benjamin Franklin

"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." Benjamin Franklin

"At twenty years of age, the will reigns; at thirty, the wit; and at forty, the judgement." Benjamin Franklin

~A Familiar Benjamin Franklin Quote~

"There are no gains without pains." Benjamin Franklin

"Whatever is begun in anger, ends in shame." Benjamin Franklin 

~My Favorite Benjamin Franklin Quote~

"Money never made a man happy yet, nor will it. The more a man has, the more he wants. Instead of filling a vacuum, it makes one."
Benjamin Franklin

"Reading makes a full man, meditation a profound man, discourse a clear man." Benjamin Franklin 

"God will certainly reward virtue and punish vice, either here or hereafter."
Benjamin Franklin

"Read much, but not many books." Benjamin Franklin

"Wealth is not his that has it, but his that enjoys it." Benjamin Franklin 

"Our new Constitution is now established, and has an appearance that promises permanency; but in this world nothing can be said to be certain, except death and taxes." Benjamin Franklin 

"If you would not be forgotten as soon as you are dead, either write things worth reading or do things worth writing." Benjamin Franklin

"He that raises a large family does, indeed, while he lives to observe them, stand a broader mark for sorrow; but then he stands a broader mark for pleasure too." Benjamin Franklin

"Beware of little expenses; a small leak will sink a great ship."
Benjamin Franklin

"Love your enemies, for they tell you your faults." Benjamin Franklin 

"By failing to prepare, you are preparing to fail." Benjamin Franklin 

"He that can have patience can have what he will." Benjamin Franklin 

"You will find the key to success under the alarm clock." Benjamin Franklin

"He that lieth down with dogs, shall rise up with fleas." Benjamin Franklin

"Dost thou love life? Then do not squander time, for that is the stuff life is made of." Benjamin Franklin 

"He that won't be counseled can't be helped." Benjamin Franklin

"Happiness consists more in small conveniences of pleasures that occur every day, than in great pieces of good fortune that happen but seldom to a man in the course of his life." Benjamin Franklin

"God grant that not only the love of liberty but a thorough knowledge of the rights of man may pervade all the nations of the earth, so that a philosopher may set his foot anywhere on its surface and say: This is my country!" Benjamin Franklin 

"He does not possess wealth that allows it to possess him."
Benjamin Franklin

"I am lord of myself, accountable to none." Benjamin Franklin 

"You may delay, but time will not, and lost time is never found again."
Benjamin Franklin

"Creditors have better memories than debtors." Benjamin Franklin 

"Words may show a man's wit but actions his meaning." Benjamin Franklin

"Most people return small favors, acknowledge medium ones and repay greater ones - with ingratitude." Benjamin Franklin 

"Plough deep while sluggards sleep." Benjamin Franklin

~Great Benjamin Franklin Quote~

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

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