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    benjamin franklin Quotes

    The rotten apple spoils his companion.
    — Benjamin Franklin
    tags: companion 
     
    Half- wits talk much, but say little.
    — Benjamin Franklin
    Better slip with foot than tongue.
    — Benjamin Franklin
    Some are weatherwise, some are otherwise.
    — Benjamin Franklin
    He that is conscious of a stink in his breeches is [suspicious] of every wrinkle in another's nose.
    — Benjamin Franklin
    tags: conscious 
     
    Tis against some mens principle to pay interest, and seems against others interest to pay the principle.
    — Benjamin Franklin
    Praise to the undeserving is severe satire.
    — Benjamin Franklin
    tags: satire  praise 
     
    If it were not for the Belly, the Back might wear Gold.
    — Benjamin Franklin
    There is no gains without pain.
    — Benjamin Franklin
    tags: pain 
     
    Don't go to the doctor with every distemper, nor to the lawyer with every quarrel, nor to the pot for every thirst.
    — Benjamin Franklin
    Moderation in all things- including moderation.
    — Benjamin Franklin
    Take counsel in wine, but resolve afterwards in water.
    — Benjamin Franklin
    tags: water 
     
    Those have a short Lent who owe money to be paid at Easter.
    — Benjamin Franklin
    tags: money 
     
    He that drinks fast, pays slow.
    — Benjamin Franklin
    To be proud of virtue, is to poison yourself with the Antidote.
    — Benjamin Franklin
    tags: virtue 
     
    Cunning proceeds from lack of capacity.
    — Benjamin Franklin
    Silence is not always a sign of wisdom, but babbling is ever a mark of folly.
    — Benjamin Franklin
    tags: silence  wisdom 
     
    The proud hate pride in others.
    — Benjamin Franklin
    tags: hate 
     
    He that drinks his Cyder alone, let him catch his Horse alone.
    — Benjamin Franklin
    tags: alone 
     
    The cat in gloves catches no mice.
    — Benjamin Franklin
    tags: cat 
     
    Rebellion against tyrants is obedience to God.
    — Benjamin Franklin
    tags: god 
     
    Tis easy to see, hard to foresee.
    — Benjamin Franklin
    Neither a Fortress nor a Maidenhead will hold out long after they begin to parley.
    — Benjamin Franklin
    Grief for a dead Wife, and a troublesome Guest, Continues to the threshold, and there is at rest; But I mean such wives as are none of the best.
    — Benjamin Franklin
    tags: grief 
     
    Marry above thy match and you will get a master.
    — Benjamin Franklin
    tags: master 
     
    Love well, whip well.
    — Benjamin Franklin
    If you want to be loved, love and be loveable.
    — Benjamin Franklin
    Love and toothache have many cures, but none infallible, except possession and dispossession.
    — Benjamin Franklin
    Love, Cough, and a Smoke, can't well be hid.
    — Benjamin Franklin
    If you want a neat wife, choose her on a Saturday.
    — Benjamin Franklin
    One good husband is worth two good wives, for the scarcer things are, the more they are valued.
    — Benjamin Franklin
    The happy State of Matrimony is, undoubtedly, the surest and most lasting Foundation of Comfort and Love… the Cause of all good Order in the World, and what alone preserves it from the utmost Confusion.
    — Benjamin Franklin
    On second thought, it's a good thing love is blind otherwise it would see too much.
    — Benjamin Franklin
    tags: thoughts 
     
    I know not which lives more unnatural lives, obeying husbands, or commanding wives.
    — Benjamin Franklin
    tags: live 
     
    Marriage is the most natural state of man, and... the state in which you will find solid happiness.
    — Benjamin Franklin
    tags: happiness  men  marriage 
     
    You will discover 3 trustworthy mates, an aged wife, an aged canine, and ready dollars.
    — Benjamin Franklin
    Don't you know, that all wives are in the right? It may be you don't, for you are yet a young husband.
    — Benjamin Franklin
    tags: young 
     
    Where there's marriage without love, there will be love without marriage.
    — Benjamin Franklin
    tags: marriage 
     
    Keep your eyes wide open before marriage, half shut afterwards.
    — Benjamin Franklin
    tags: eyes  marriage 
     
    If you would be loved, love, and be loveable.
    — Benjamin Franklin
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