Benjamin Franklin Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old Benjamin Franklin quotes, Benjamin Franklin sayings, and Benjamin Franklin proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.

Necessity never made a good bargain. Benjamin Franklin
Out of adversity comes opportunity. Benjamin Franklin
Do good to thy friend to keep him, to thy enemy to gain him. Benjamin Franklin
Early to bed and early to rise, makes a man healthy, wealthy and wise. Benjamin Franklin
Rather go to bed supperless than run in debt for a breakfast. Benjamin Franklin
Vessels large may venture more but little boats should keep near shore. Benjamin Franklin
Wish not so much to live long as to live well. Benjamin Franklin
Write injuries in dust, benefits in marble. Benjamin Franklin
A man in a passion, rides a mad horse. Benjamin Franklin
A quarrelsome man has no good neighbours. Benjamin Franklin
Forewarn'd, forearm'd. Benjamin Franklin
Great good nature without prudence is a great misfortune. Benjamin Franklin
He that scatters thorns, let him not go barefoot. Benjamin Franklin
Hear reason or she will make you feel her. Benjamin Franklin
The honey is sweet but the bee has a sting. Benjamin Franklin
Bad gains are true losses. Benjamin Franklin
Little leaks sink the ship. Benjamin Franklin
Don't judge of men's wealth or piety by their Sunday appearances. Benjamin Franklin
Death takes no bribes. Benjamin Franklin
Proclaim not all thou knowest, all thou owest, all thou hast, nor all thou can'st. Benjamin Franklin
After crosses and losses, men grow humbler and wiser. Benjamin Franklin
The most exquisite folly is made of wisdom spun too fine. Benjamin Franklin
A brother may not be a friend, but a friend will always be a brother. Benjamin Franklin
A father's a treasure; a brother's a comfort; a friend is both. Benjamin Franklin
Philosophy as well as foppery often changes fashion. Benjamin Franklin
A true friend is the best Possession. Benjamin Franklin
Friendship increases by visiting friends but visiting seldom. Benjamin Franklin
No better relation than a prudent and faithful friend. Benjamin Franklin
A false friend and a shadow attend only while the sun shines. Benjamin Franklin
Great spenders are bad lenders. Benjamin Franklin