Benjamin Franklin

1706 - 1790

A Quote by Benjamin Franklin

A fat kitchen, a lean will.

Benjamin Franklin (1706 - 1790)

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A Quote by Benjamin Franklin on weather

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Some are weather-wise, some are otherwise.

Benjamin Franklin (1706 - 1790)

Source: Poor Richard’s Almanac, Feb. 1735.

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A Quote by Benjamin Franklin on justice, trouble, and wishes

If a man could have just half of his wishes, he would double his troubles.

Benjamin Franklin (1706 - 1790)

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A Quote by Benjamin Franklin on children and vices

What maintains one vice would bring up two children.

Benjamin Franklin (1706 - 1790)

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A Quote by Benjamin Franklin on belief, habits, and virtue

I believe long habits of virtue have a sensible effect on the countenance.

Benjamin Franklin (1706 - 1790)

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A Quote by Benjamin Franklin on errors and learning

Sometime we may learn more from a man's errors than from his virtues.

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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