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.'

Beware of little expenses; a small leak will sink a great ship. Benjamin Franklin
Energy and persistence conquer all things. Benjamin Franklin
Those have a short Lent who owe money to be paid at Easter. Benjamin Franklin
Without continual growth and progress, such words as improvement, achievement, and success have no meaning. Benjamin Franklin
Those have a short Lent, who owe money to be paid at Easter. Benjamin Franklin
To be humble to superiors is duty, to equals courtesy, to inferiors nobleness. Benjamin Franklin
Be civil to all; sociable to many; familiar with few; friend to one; enemy to none. Benjamin Franklin
An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure. Benjamin Franklin
In this world nothing is certain but death and taxes. Benjamin Franklin
If you would reap praise, sow the seeds; gentle words and useful deeds. Benjamin Franklin
Never leave that till tomorrow which you can do today. Benjamin Franklin
Don't put off until tomorrow what you can do today. Benjamin Franklin
A house is not a home unless it contains food and fire for the mind as well as the body. Benjamin Franklin
Much of our most highly valued cultured heritage has been acquired at the cost of our sexuality. Benjamin Franklin
There are no gains without pains. Benjamin Franklin
Drive thy Business, or it will drive thee. Benjamin Franklin
No nation was ever ruined by trade. Benjamin Franklin
There are two ways of being happy: We must either diminish our wants or augment our means either may do the result is the same and it is for each man to decide for himself and to do that which happens to be easier. Benjamin Franklin
The world is full of fools and faint hearts; and yet everyone has courage enough to bear the misfortunes, and wisdom enough to manage the affairs, of his neighbor. Benjamin Franklin
Whatever is begun in anger ends in shame. Benjamin Franklin
Genius without education is like silver in the mine. Benjamin Franklin
A man separated from his reflected belt is no man at all. Benjamin Franklin
Strive to be the greatest man in your country, and you may be disappointed. Strive to be the best and you may succeed: he may well win the race that runs by himself. Benjamin Franklin
It is the first responsibility of every citizen to question authority. Benjamin Franklin
Human action can be modified to some extent, but human nature cannot be changed. Benjamin Franklin
Rebellion against tyrants is obedience to god. Benjamin Franklin
Let thy Child's first Lesson be Obedience, and the second will be what thou wilt. Benjamin Franklin
Without freedom of thought, there can be no such thing as wisdom - and no such thing as public liberty without freedom of speech. Benjamin Franklin
Whoever would overthrow the liberty of a nation must begin by subduing the freeness of speech. Benjamin Franklin
For instance, my breakfast was for a long time bread and milk (no tea), and I ate it out of a two-penny earthen porringer, with a pewter spoon. But mark how luxury will enter families, and make a progress, in spite of principle; being called one morning to breakfast Benjamin Franklin