Benjamin Franklin

1706 - 1790

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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A Quote by Benjamin Franklin

He's the best physician that knows the worthlessness of the most medicines.

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A Quote by Benjamin Franklin on liberty, nations, and speech

Whoever would overthrow the liberty of a nation must begin by subduing the freeness of speech. Written when he was 16.

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A Quote by Benjamin Franklin on time

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Take time for all things: great haste makes great waste.

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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.

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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)

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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 contentment

Who is rich? He that is content. Who is that? Nobody.

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