Benjamin Franklin

1706 - 1790

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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A Quote by Benjamin Franklin on nature

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The grand leap of the whale up the Fall of Niagara is esteemed, by all who have seen it, as one of the finest spectacles in nature.

Benjamin Franklin (1706 - 1790)

Source: To the editor of a London newspaper, 1765, to chaff the English for their ignorance of America.

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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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A Quote by Benjamin Franklin

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

Benjamin Franklin (1706 - 1790)

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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.

Benjamin Franklin (1706 - 1790)

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A Quote by Benjamin Franklin on leisure and time

Leisure is the time for doing something useful.

Benjamin Franklin (1706 - 1790)

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