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.

It is better to take many injuries than to give one. Benjamin Franklin
Seek virtue and of that posest, to Providence resign the rest. Benjamin Franklin
td>Caesar did not merit the triumphal car more than he that conquers himself. Benjamin Franklin
The wise and the brave dares own that he was wrong. Benjamin Franklin
Wealth and content are not always bedfellows. Benjamin Franklin
Who is strong? He that can conquer his bad habits. Benjamin Franklin
If you know how to spend less than you get, you have the philosopher's stone. Benjamin Franklin
Wealth is not his that has it, but his that enjoys it. Benjamin Franklin
Who is rich? He that enjoys his portion. Benjamin Franklin
Lost time is never found again. Benjamin Franklin
Diligence is the mother of good luck. Benjamin Franklin
He that hath a trade, hath an estate. Benjamin Franklin
He that waits on fortune is never sure of a dinner. Benjamin Franklin
Industry, perseverance & frugality make fortune yield. Benjamin Franklin
Neglect mending a small fault and 'twill soon be a great one. Benjamin Franklin
No gains without pains. Benjamin Franklin
Well done is better than well said. Benjamin Franklin
Ambition has its disappointments to sour us, but never the good fortune to satisfy us. Its appetite grows keener by indulgence and all we can gratify it with at present serves but the more to inflame its insatiable desires. Benjamin Franklin
Wine is constant proof that God loves us and loves to see us happy. Benjamin Franklin
Tell me and I forget. Teach me and I remember. Involve me and I learn. Benjamin Franklin
Among the numerous luxuries of the table...coffee may be considered as one of the most valuable. It excites cheerfulness without intoxication; and the pleasing flow of spirits which it occasions...is never followed by sadness, languor or debility. Benjamin Franklin
Money has never made man happy, nor will it, there is nothing in its nature to produce happiness. The more of it one has the more one wants. Benjamin Franklin
To the generous mind the heaviest debt is that of gratitude, when it is not in our power to repay it. Benjamin Franklin
Tell me and I forget. Teach me and I remember. Involve me and I learn. Benjamin Franklin
If a man empties his purse into his head, no one can take it away from him. An investment in knowledge always pays the best interest. Benjamin Franklin
Being ignorant is not so much a shame, as being unwilling to learn. Benjamin Franklin
Justice will not be served until those who are unaffected are as outraged as those who are. Benjamin Franklin
He that waits upon fortune, is never sure of a dinner. Benjamin Franklin
Anger is never without a reason, but seldom with a good one. Benjamin Franklin
Whatever is begun in anger ends in shame. Benjamin Franklin