Benjamin Franklin

1706 - 1790

A Quote by Benjamin Franklin on cheerfulness, good, health, and weather

A cheerful face is nearly as good for an invalid as healthy weather.

Benjamin Franklin (1706 - 1790)

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A Quote by Benjamin Franklin on children

A child thinks 20 shillings and 20 years can never be spent.

Benjamin Franklin (1706 - 1790)

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A Quote by Benjamin Franklin on friendship

Be slow in choosing a friend, slower in changing.

Benjamin Franklin (1706 - 1790)

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A Quote by Benjamin Franklin on change, christianity, principles, and world

He who shall introduce into public affairs the principle of primitive Christianity will change the face of the world.

Benjamin Franklin (1706 - 1790)

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

Be civil to all; sociable to many; familiar with few; friend to one; enemy to none.

Benjamin Franklin (1706 - 1790)

Source: Poor Richard’s Almanac, June 1741.

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A Quote by Benjamin Franklin on emptiness and mind

Empty the coins in your purse into your mind and your mind will fill your purse with coins.

Benjamin Franklin (1706 - 1790)

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A Quote by Benjamin Franklin on complaints

Constant complaint is the poorest sort of pay for all the comforts we enjoy.

Benjamin Franklin (1706 - 1790)

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A Quote by Benjamin Franklin on clarity and conscience

The best tranquilizer is a clear conscience.

Benjamin Franklin (1706 - 1790)

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A Quote by Benjamin Franklin

Beware of little expenses. A small leak will sink a great ship.

Benjamin Franklin (1706 - 1790)

Source: Hints to those that would be Rich (1736).

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A Quote by Benjamin Franklin on anger, beginning, and shame

Whate'er's begun in anger ends in shame.

Benjamin Franklin (1706 - 1790)

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