Benjamin Franklin

1706 - 1790

A Quote by Benjamin Franklin

Eighth and lastly. They are so grateful!!

Benjamin Franklin (1706 - 1790)

Source: Reasons for Preferring an Elderly Mistress, 1745

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A Quote by Benjamin Franklin on time and virtue

There was never yet a truly great man that was not at the same time truly virtuous.

Benjamin Franklin (1706 - 1790)

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A Quote by Benjamin Franklin on wives

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A little house well filled, A little field well tilled, And a little wife well willed, Are great riches.

Benjamin Franklin (1706 - 1790)

Source: Poor Richard’s Almanac

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A Quote by Benjamin Franklin on business and good

If you can't pay for a thing, don't buy it. If you can't get paid for it, don't sell it. Do this, and you will have calm and drowsy nights, with all of the good business you have now and none of the bad.

Benjamin Franklin (1706 - 1790)

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A Quote by Benjamin Franklin on christmas, conscience, and good

A good conscience is a continual Christmas.

Benjamin Franklin (1706 - 1790)

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A Quote by Benjamin Franklin on friendship, good, money, promises, and time

Remember this saying, The good payer is lord of another man's purse. He that is known to pay punctually and exactly to the time he promises, may at any time, and on any occasion, raise all the money his friends can spare.

Benjamin Franklin (1706 - 1790)

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A Quote by Benjamin Franklin on execution and laws

Laws too gentle are seldom obeyed; too severe, seldom executed.

Benjamin Franklin (1706 - 1790)

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A Quote by Benjamin Franklin on courage, neighbors, wisdom, and world

The world is full of fools and faint hearts; and yet everyone has courage enough to bear the misfortunes, and wisdom enough to manage the affairs, of his neighbor.

Benjamin Franklin (1706 - 1790)

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A Quote by Benjamin Franklin

Most fools think they are only ignorant.

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A Quote by Benjamin Franklin on force

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There is always room for the man of force.

Benjamin Franklin (1706 - 1790)

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