Benjamin Franklin

1706 - 1790

A Quote by Benjamin Franklin on action and confusion

Never confuse motion with action.

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 shame

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Having been poor is no shame, but being ashamed of it, is.

Benjamin Franklin (1706 - 1790)

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A Quote by Benjamin Franklin on wealth

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He does not possess wealth that allows it to possess him.

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A Quote by Benjamin Franklin on interest, men, and principles

'Tis against some men's principle to pay interest, and seems against others' interest to pay the principle.

Benjamin Franklin (1706 - 1790)

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

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A Quote by Benjamin Franklin on business and mistakes

The first mistake in public business is the going into it.

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A Quote by Benjamin Franklin on success

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Success has ruin'd many a man.

Benjamin Franklin (1706 - 1790)

Source: Poor Richard’s Almanac, 1752

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