Benjamin Franklin Quotes (181 quotations)

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1. A countryman between two lawyers is like a fish between two cats. - Benjamin Franklin

2. A democracy is two wolves and a small lamb voting on what to have for dinner. Freedom under a constitutional republic is a well armed lamb contesting the vote. - Benjamin Franklin

3. A good conscience is a continual Christmas. - Benjamin Franklin

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

5. A man wrapped up in himself makes a very small bundle. - Benjamin Franklin

6. A penny saved is a penny earned. - Benjamin Franklin

7. A place for everything, everything in its place. - Benjamin Franklin

8. A slip of the foot you may soon recover, but a slip of the tongue you may never get over. - Benjamin Franklin

9. Admiration is the daughter of ignorance. - Benjamin Franklin

10. All cats are gray in the dark. - Benjamin Franklin

11. 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. - Benjamin Franklin

12. All mankind is divided into three classes: those that are immovable, those that are movable, and those that move. - Benjamin Franklin

13. All who think cannot but see there is a sanction like that of religion which binds us in partnership in the serious work of the world. - Benjamin Franklin

14. All would live long, but none would be old. - Benjamin Franklin

15. An investment in knowledge always pays the best interest. - Benjamin Franklin

16. An investment in knowledge still yields the best returns. - Benjamin Franklin

17. And whether you're an honest man, or whether you're a thief,Depends on whose solicitor has given me my brief. - Benjamin Franklin

18. Anger is one of the sinews of the soul; he that wants it hath a maimed mind. - Benjamin Franklin

19. Any fool can criticize, condemn and complain and most fools do. - Benjamin Franklin

20. Any society that would give up a little liberty to gain a little security will deserve neither and lose both. - Benjamin Franklin

21. As we must account for every idle word, so must we account for every idle silence. - Benjamin Franklin

22. At 20 years of age the will reigns, at 30 the wit, at 40 the judgment. - Benjamin Franklin

23. Be civil to all; sociable to many; familiar with few; friend to one; enemy to none. - Benjamin Franklin

24. Be slow in choosing a friend, slower in changing. - Benjamin Franklin

25. Beauty and folly are old companions. - Benjamin Franklin

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