Benjamin Franklin

1706 - 1790

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 on nations and trade

No nation was ever ruined by trade.

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A Quote by Benjamin Franklin on certainty, sincerity, and truth

Truth and sincerity have a certain distinguishing native lustre about them which cannot be perfectly counterfeited; they are like fire and flame, that cannot be painted.

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A Quote by Benjamin Franklin on dogs

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Don't think to hunt two hares with one dog.

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A Quote by Benjamin Franklin on daughters and wives

An undutiful daughter will prove an unmanageable wife.

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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 learning

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

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A Quote by Benjamin Franklin on desires

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It is easier to suppress the first desire than to satisfy all that follow it.

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A Quote by Benjamin Franklin on doubt and thought

It is better to be thought a fool than to open one's mouth and remove all doubt.

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A Quote by Benjamin Franklin on america, birds, character, country, men, originality, and wishes

I wish the bald eagle had not been chosen as the representative of our country; he is a bird of bad immoral character: like those among men who live by sharping and robbing, he is generally poor, and often very lousy. The turkey is a much more respectable bird, and withal a true original native of America.

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