Benjamin Franklin

1706 - 1790

A Quote by Benjamin Franklin on words

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A word to the wise is enough, and many words won't fill a bushel.

Benjamin Franklin (1706 - 1790)

Source: Poor Richard’s Almanac, 1758, Preface: Courteous Reader

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A Quote by Benjamin Franklin on virtue

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To be proud of virtue is to poison oneself with the antidote.

Benjamin Franklin (1706 - 1790)

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A Quote by Benjamin Franklin on vices

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Search others for virtues, thyself for thy vices.

Benjamin Franklin (1706 - 1790)

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A Quote by Benjamin Franklin on men

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Men take more pains to mask than to mend.

Benjamin Franklin (1706 - 1790)

Source: Poor Richard's Almanac

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A Quote by Benjamin Franklin on worth

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One today is worth two tomorrows.

Benjamin Franklin (1706 - 1790)

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A Quote by Benjamin Franklin on nations and trade

No nation was ever ruined by trade.

Benjamin Franklin (1706 - 1790)

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A Quote by Benjamin Franklin on certainty, sincerity, and truth

Truth and sincerity have a certain distinguishing native lustre about them which cannot be perfectly counterfeited; they are like fire and flame, that cannot be painted.

Benjamin Franklin (1706 - 1790)

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A Quote by Benjamin Franklin on dogs

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Don't think to hunt two hares with one dog.

Benjamin Franklin (1706 - 1790)

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A Quote by Benjamin Franklin on daughters and wives

An undutiful daughter will prove an unmanageable wife.

Benjamin Franklin (1706 - 1790)

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A Quote by Benjamin Franklin

We must indeed all hang together, or, most assuredly, we shall all hang separately.

Benjamin Franklin (1706 - 1790)

Source: Remark to John Hancock at the signing of Declaration of Independence, July 4, 1776

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