Quotes of Benjamin Franklin

“ If passion drives you, let reason hold the reins. ”

- Benjamin Franklin

“ Great beauty, great strength, and great riches are really and truly of no great use; a right heart exceeds all. ”

- Benjamin Franklin

“ Great beauty, great strength, and great riches are really and truly of no great use; a right heart exceeds all. ”

- Benjamin Franklin

“ If passion drives you, let reason hold the reins. ”

- Benjamin Franklin

“ Tell me and I forget. Teach me and I remember. Involve me and I learn. ”

- Benjamin Franklin

“ Three can keep a secret, if two of them are dead. ”

- Benjamin Franklin

“ The U. S. Constitution doesn’t guarantee happiness, only the pursuit of it. You have to catch up with it yourself. ”

- Benjamin Franklin

“ Wine is constant proof that God loves us and loves to see us happy. ”

- Benjamin Franklin

“ They who can give up essential liberty to obtain a little temporary safety deserve neither liberty nor safety. ”

- Benjamin Franklin

“ At twenty years of age the will reigns; at thirty the wit; at forty the judgement. ”

- Benjamin Franklin

“ Beware of the young doctor and the old barber. ”

- Benjamin Franklin

“ By my rambling digressions I perceive myself to be growing old. ”

- Benjamin Franklin

“ Drive thy business or it will drive thee. ”

- Benjamin Franklin

“ A good conscience is a continual Christmas. ”

- Benjamin Franklin

“ Love your enemies; for they shall tell you all your faults. ”

- Benjamin Franklin

“ Energy and persistence conquer all things. ”

- Benjamin Franklin

“ Those who would give up essential liberty to purchase a little temporary safety deserve neither liberty nor safety. ”

- Benjamin Franklin

“ Content makes poor men rich; discontentment makes rich men poor. ”

- Benjamin Franklin

“ He that lives upon hope will die fasting. ”

- Benjamin Franklin

“ An investment in knowledge always pays the best interest. ”

- Benjamin Franklin

“ If a man empties his purse into his head no one can take it away from him. An investment in knowledge always pays the best interest. ”

- Benjamin Franklin

“ Creditors have better memories than debtors. ”

- Benjamin Franklin

“ He that is of the opinion money will do everything may well be suspected of doing everything for money. ”

- Benjamin Franklin

“ If you would be wealthy, think of saving as well as getting. ”

- Benjamin Franklin

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

- Benjamin Franklin

“ Energy and persistence conquer all things. ”

- Benjamin Franklin

“ Three may keep a secret, if two of them are dead. ”

- Benjamin Franklin

“ Early to bed and early to rise makes a man healthy, wealthy, and wise. ”

- Benjamin Franklin

“ Hide not your talents, they for use were made. What's a sun-dial in the shade? ”

- Benjamin Franklin

“ All human situations have their inconveniences. We feel those of the present but neither see nor feel those of the future; and hence we often make troublesome changes without amendment, and frequently for the worse. ”

- Benjamin Franklin
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