Benjamin Franklin

1706 - 1790

A Quote by Benjamin Franklin on daughters and wives

An undutiful daughter will prove an unmanageable wife.

Benjamin Franklin (1706 - 1790)

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A Quote by Benjamin Franklin

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

Benjamin Franklin (1706 - 1790)

Source: Remark to John Hancock at the signing of Declaration of Independence, July 4, 1776

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A Quote by Benjamin Franklin on money

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The use of money is all the advantage there is in having money.

Benjamin Franklin (1706 - 1790)

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A Quote by Benjamin Franklin on diligence, laziness, leisure, and time

Leisure is the time for doing something useful. This leisure the diligent person will obtain the lazy one never.

Benjamin Franklin (1706 - 1790)

Source: Poor Richard's Almanack

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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 life, love, and time

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

Benjamin Franklin (1706 - 1790)

Source: Poor Richard's Almanac, June 1746.

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A Quote by Benjamin Franklin on desires, money, time, wealth, and words

In short, the way to wealth, if you desire it, is as plain as the way to market. It depends chiefly on two words, industry and frugality; that is, waste neither time nor money, but make the best use of both.

Benjamin Franklin (1706 - 1790)

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A Quote by Benjamin Franklin on leisure and time

Employ thy time well, if thou meanest to gain leisure.

Benjamin Franklin (1706 - 1790)

Source: Correct Quotes for DOS, WordStar International, 1991.

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A Quote by Benjamin Franklin on money and time

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Remember that time is money.

Benjamin Franklin (1706 - 1790)

Source: Advice to Young Tradesmen., 1748. Writings.

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