Benjamin Franklin

1706 - 1790

A Quote by Benjamin Franklin on talent

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Hide not your talents. They for use were made. What's a sundial in the shade?

Benjamin Franklin (1706 - 1790)

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A Quote by Benjamin Franklin on death, reading, worth, and writing

If you would not be forgotten, As soon as you are dead and rotten,  Either write things worthy reading, Or do things worth the writing.

Benjamin Franklin (1706 - 1790)

Source: Poor Richard’s Almanac

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A Quote by Benjamin Franklin on water and worth

When the well is dry, we know the worth of water.

Benjamin Franklin (1706 - 1790)

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A Quote by Benjamin Franklin on pride

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The proud hate pride - in others.

Benjamin Franklin (1706 - 1790)

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A Quote by Benjamin Franklin on doctors and god

God heals and the doctor takes the fee.

Benjamin Franklin (1706 - 1790)

Source: Poor Richard's Almanac

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A Quote by Benjamin Franklin on wisdom

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The doors of wisdom are never shut.

Benjamin Franklin (1706 - 1790)

Source: Poor Richard’s Almanac

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A Quote by Benjamin Franklin on learning

Who is wise? He that learns from everyone. Who is powerful? He that governs his passions.

Benjamin Franklin (1706 - 1790)

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A Quote by Benjamin Franklin on cats

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The cat in gloves catches no mice.

Benjamin Franklin (1706 - 1790)

Source: Poor Richard’s Almanac, 1754

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A Quote by Benjamin Franklin on day, fortune, good, happiness, and life

Happiness consists more in small conveniences of pleasures that occur every day, than in great pieces of good fortune that happen but seldom to a man in the course of his life.

Benjamin Franklin (1706 - 1790)

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A Quote by Benjamin Franklin

Haste makes waste.

Benjamin Franklin (1706 - 1790)

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