Benjamin Franklin

1706 - 1790

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 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.

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A Quote by Benjamin Franklin

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

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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.

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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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