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.

You catch more flies with honey than you do with vinegar. Benjamin Franklin
He that is rich need not live sparingly and he that can live sparingly need not be rich. Benjamin Franklin
He that resolves to mend hereafter, resolves not to mend now. Benjamin Franklin
An apple a day keeps the doctor away. Benjamin Franklin
Avoid dishonest gain: no price can recompence the pangs of vice. Benjamin Franklin
Dally not with other folk's spouses or money. Benjamin Franklin
Half the truth is often a whole lie. Benjamin Franklin
Keep conscience clear, then never fear. Benjamin Franklin
Pay what you owe and what you're worth you'll know. Benjamin Franklin
The sting of a reproach is the truth of it. Benjamin Franklin
A good spouse and health is a person's best wealth. Benjamin Franklin
Content makes poor men rich; discontent makes rich men poor. Benjamin Franklin
Glass, china and reputation are easily crack'd and never well mended. Benjamin Franklin
Industry pays debts, despair encreases them. Benjamin Franklin
Observe all men; thyself most. Benjamin Franklin
The discontented man finds no easy chair. Benjamin Franklin
You may delay but time will not. Benjamin Franklin
E'er you remark another's sin, bid your own conscience look within. Benjamin Franklin
An open foe may prove a curse but a pretended friend is worse. Benjamin Franklin
Many have quarreled about religion that never practised it. Benjamin Franklin
Who has deceived thee as oft as thyself. Benjamin Franklin
Virtue and happiness are mother and daughter. Benjamin Franklin
Quarrels never could last long, if on one side only lay the wrong. Benjamin Franklin
Presumption first blinds a man, then sets him a running. Benjamin Franklin
What signifies knowing the names, if you know not the natures of things. Benjamin Franklin
Wise men learn by others' harms; fools by their own. Benjamin Franklin
He that cannot obey, cannot command. Benjamin Franklin
The good will of the governed will be starved if not fed by the good deeds of the governors. Benjamin Franklin
By diligence and patience, the mouse bit in two the cable. Benjamin Franklin
Don't halloo until you're out of the wood. Benjamin Franklin