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.
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— Benjamin Franklin
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!
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— Benjamin Franklin
Never spare the parson's wine nor the baker's pudding.
— Benjamin Franklin
Industry need not wish.
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— Benjamin Franklin
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.
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— Benjamin Franklin
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.
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— Benjamin Franklin
Quacks are the greatest liars in the world except their patients.
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— Benjamin Franklin
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.
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— Benjamin Franklin
Display is as false as it is costly.
— Benjamin Franklin
Covetousness is ever attended with solicitude and anxiety.
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— Benjamin Franklin
Eyes and Priests Bear no Jests.
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— Benjamin Franklin
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.
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— Benjamin Franklin
The misers cheese is wholesomest.
— Benjamin Franklin
By diligence and patience, the mouse bit in two the cable.
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— Benjamin Franklin
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.
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— Benjamin Franklin
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.
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— Benjamin Franklin
Revelation, indeed, as such had no influence on my mind
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— Benjamin Franklin
What signifies knowing the Names, if you know not the Natures of things.
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— Benjamin Franklin
He that's content hath enough.
— Benjamin Franklin
He that speaks ill of the mare will buy her.
— Benjamin Franklin
benjamin franklin
Birth    : January 17, 1706
Death  : April 17, 1790
Occupation  : Founding Father of the United States

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