Benjamin Franklin

1706 - 1790

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.

Benjamin Franklin (1706 - 1790)

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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.

Benjamin Franklin (1706 - 1790)

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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.

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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 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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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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