Benjamin Franklin

1706 - 1790

A Quote by Benjamin Franklin

Vessels large may venture more, But little boats should keep near shore.

Benjamin Franklin (1706 - 1790)

Source: Maxims prefixed to Poor Richard's Almanac, 1757.

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A Quote by Benjamin Franklin on children and vices

What maintains one vice would bring up two children.

Benjamin Franklin (1706 - 1790)

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A Quote by Benjamin Franklin on belief, habits, and virtue

I believe long habits of virtue have a sensible effect on the countenance.

Benjamin Franklin (1706 - 1790)

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A Quote by Benjamin Franklin on errors and learning

Sometime we may learn more from a man's errors than from his virtues.

Benjamin Franklin (1706 - 1790)

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A Quote by Benjamin Franklin on men

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Men take more pains to mask than to mend.

Benjamin Franklin (1706 - 1790)

Source: Poor Richard's Almanac

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A Quote by Benjamin Franklin on worth

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One today is worth two tomorrows.

Benjamin Franklin (1706 - 1790)

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A Quote by Benjamin Franklin

Clearly spoken, Mr. Fogg; you explain English by Greek.

Benjamin Franklin (1706 - 1790)

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A Quote by Benjamin Franklin on philosophy

If you know how to spend less than you get, you have the philosopher's stone.

Benjamin Franklin (1706 - 1790)

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A Quote by Benjamin Franklin

A spoonful of honey will catch more flies than a gallon of vinegar.

Benjamin Franklin (1706 - 1790)

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A Quote by Benjamin Franklin on learning

Be studious in your profession, and you will be learned. Be industrious and frugal, and you will be rich.

Benjamin Franklin (1706 - 1790)

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