We are more thoroughly an enlightened people, with respect to our political interests, than perhaps any other under heaven. Every man among us reads, and is so easy in his circumstances as to have leisure for conversations of improvement and…
Quote by Benjamin Franklin
Benjamin Franklin Quotes
Human felicity is produced not as much by great pieces of good fortune that seldom...
Having been poor is no shame, but being ashamed of it, is.
Three things are men most likely to be cheated in, a horse, a wig, and...
Many foxes grow gray but few grow good.
Well done is better than well said.
It is remarkable that soldiers by profession, men truly and unquestionably brave, seldom advise war...
Despair ruins some, presumption many
Keep flax from fire, youth from gaming
Eat and drink such an exact Quantity as the Constitution of thy Body allows of,...
Beer is proof that God loves us and wants us to be happy.
Where there's marriage without love, there will be love without marriage.
If you desire many things, many things will seem but a few.
I didn't fail the test, I just found 100 ways to do it wrong.
Lend money to an enemy, and thou will gain him, to a friend and thou...
Never praise your Cider, Horse, or Bedfellow
He that goes a borrowing goes a sorrowing.
For having lived long, I have experienced many instances of being obliged, by better information...
Dost thou love life? Then do not squander time; for that's the stuff life is...
Men are more evanescent than pictures, yet one sorrows for lost friends, and pictures are...
Though lovers be lost love shall not.