Benjamin Franklin

1706 - 1790

A Quote by Benjamin Franklin

Who is rich? He that rejoices in his portion.

Benjamin Franklin (1706 - 1790)

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A Quote by Benjamin Franklin on discontent

The discontented man finds no easy chair.

Benjamin Franklin (1706 - 1790)

Source: Poor Richard’s Almanac

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A Quote by Benjamin Franklin on work

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The eye of the master will do more work than both his hands.

Benjamin Franklin (1706 - 1790)

Source: Poor Richard’s Almanac

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A Quote by Benjamin Franklin on danger, fear, and wives

You can not pluck roses without fear of thorns, Nor enjoy a fair wife without danger of horns.

Benjamin Franklin (1706 - 1790)

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A Quote by Benjamin Franklin on debt, generosity, gratitude, mind, and power

To the generous mind the heaviest debt is that of gratitude, when it is not in our power to repay it.

Benjamin Franklin (1706 - 1790)

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A Quote by Benjamin Franklin on blindness and people

It is the eyes of other people that ruin us. If all but myself were blind, I should want neither a fine house nor fine furniture.

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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A Quote by Benjamin Franklin

Write injuries in dust, benefits in marble.

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A Quote by Benjamin Franklin on gold and proof

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The proof of gold is fire. . . .

Benjamin Franklin (1706 - 1790)

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A Quote by Benjamin Franklin

The Prince

Benjamin Franklin (1706 - 1790)

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