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    benjamin franklin Quotes

    If Pride leads the Van, Beggary brings up the Rear.
    — Benjamin Franklin
    What is a butterfly? At best He's but a caterpiller drest.The gaudy Fop's his picture just.
    — Benjamin Franklin
    Proclaim not all though knowest, or all though owest.
    — Benjamin Franklin
    Let thy maid servant be faithful, strong, and homely.
    — Benjamin Franklin
    tags: strong 
     
    A flatterer never seems absurd: The flatter'd always takes his word.
    — Benjamin Franklin
    A little House well fill'd, a little Field well till'd, and a little Wife well will'd, are great Riches.
    — Benjamin Franklin
    A greater Quantity of some things may be eaten than of others, some being of lighter Digestion than others.
    — Benjamin Franklin
    An ounce of wit that is bought, Is worth a pound that is taught.
    — Benjamin Franklin
    The exact Quantity and Quality being found out, is to be kept to constantly.
    — Benjamin Franklin
    I have sometimes almost wished it had been my destiny to be born two or three centuries hence.
    — Benjamin Franklin
    Why ruin a young girl's life when you can make an older women So very happy!
    — Benjamin Franklin
    tags: women  young  girls 
     
    Never spare the parson's wine nor the baker's pudding.
    — Benjamin Franklin
    Industry need not wish.
    — Benjamin Franklin
    tags: wishes 
     
    Buy what thou hast no need of and ere long thou shalt sell thy necessities.
    — Benjamin Franklin
    Nor eye in a letter, nor hand in a purse, nor ear in the secret of another.
    — Benjamin Franklin
    tags: secret  eyes 
     
    When you taste honey, remember gall.
    — Benjamin Franklin
    Don't halloo until you're out of the wood.
    — Benjamin Franklin
    E'er you remark another's sin, bid your own conscience look within.
    — Benjamin Franklin
    tags: conscience  sin 
     
    Quacks are the greatest liars in the world except their patients.
    — Benjamin Franklin
    tags: world 
     
    He gives twice that gives soon, i.e., he will soon be called to give again.
    — Benjamin Franklin
    A fish is a sock for a fish skeleton.
    — Benjamin Franklin
    Fiction or fable allures to instruction.
    — Benjamin Franklin
    tags: fiction 
     
    Display is as false as it is costly.
    — Benjamin Franklin
    Covetousness is ever attended with solicitude and anxiety.
    — Benjamin Franklin
    tags: anxiety 
     
    Eyes and Priests Bear no Jests.
    — Benjamin Franklin
    tags: eyes 
     
    The tongue offends and the ears get the cuffing
    — Benjamin Franklin
    I am in the prime of senility.
    — Benjamin Franklin
    Many would live by their Wits, but break for want of Stock.
    — Benjamin Franklin
    tags: live 
     
    The misers cheese is wholesomest.
    — Benjamin Franklin
    By diligence and patience, the mouse bit in two the cable.
    — Benjamin Franklin
    tags: patience 
     
    Graft good Fruit all, or graft not at all.
    — Benjamin Franklin
    Cold and cunning come from the north: But cunning sans wisdom is nothing worth.
    — Benjamin Franklin
    tags: wisdom 
     
    Be not niggardly of what costs thee nothing, as courtesy, counsel, and countenance.
    — Benjamin Franklin
    He is no clown that drives the plow, but he that doth clownish things.
    — Benjamin Franklin
    He is not well bred, that cannot bear ill breeding in others.
    — Benjamin Franklin
    God bless the King, and grant him long to Reign.
    — Benjamin Franklin
    tags: god 
     
    Revelation, indeed, as such had no influence on my mind
    — Benjamin Franklin
    tags: influence  mind 
     
    What signifies knowing the Names, if you know not the Natures of things.
    — Benjamin Franklin
    tags: nature  knowing 
     
    He that's content hath enough.
    — Benjamin Franklin
    He that speaks ill of the mare will buy her.
    — Benjamin Franklin
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