Benjamin Franklin

1706 - 1790

A Quote by Benjamin Franklin on day

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Remember, that six pounds a year is but a groat a day.

Benjamin Franklin (1706 - 1790)

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A Quote by Benjamin Franklin

Little strokes, Fell great oaks.

Benjamin Franklin (1706 - 1790)

Source: Maxims prefixed to Poor Richard's Almanac, 1750.

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A Quote by Benjamin Franklin

A man may, if he knows not how to save as he gets, keep his nose to the grindstone.

Benjamin Franklin (1706 - 1790)

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

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A Quote by Benjamin Franklin on enemies, friendship, and secrets

If you want to keep a secret from an enemy, tell it not to a friend.

Benjamin Franklin (1706 - 1790)

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A Quote by Benjamin Franklin on death and secrets

Three may keep a secret, if two of them are dead.

Benjamin Franklin (1706 - 1790)

Source: Poor Richard’s Almanac, July 1735.

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A Quote by Benjamin Franklin on deception

Who had deceived thee so often as thyself?

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A Quote by Benjamin Franklin on giving, happiness, life, and order

If you teach a poor young man to shave himself, and keep his razor in order, you may contribute more to the happiness of his life than in giving him a thousand guineas.

Benjamin Franklin (1706 - 1790)

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A Quote by Benjamin Franklin on god, good, and service

The most acceptable service of God is doing good to man.

Benjamin Franklin (1706 - 1790)

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A Quote by Benjamin Franklin on authors, learning, and pleasure

Nothing gives an author so much pleasure as to find his works respectfully quoted by other learned authors.

Benjamin Franklin (1706 - 1790)

Source: Pennsylvania Almanack.

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A Quote by Benjamin Franklin on family, life, observation, pleasure, and sorrow

He that raises a large family does, indeed, while he lives to observe them, stand a broader mark for sorrow; but then he stands a broader mark for pleasure too.

Benjamin Franklin (1706 - 1790)

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

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