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.

Energy and persistence conquer all things. Benjamin Franklin
Energy and persistence alter all things. Benjamin Franklin
Democracy is two wolves and a lamb voting on what to have for lunch. Liberty is a well-armed lamb contesting the vote! Benjamin Franklin
He that falls in love with himself will have no rivals. Benjamin Franklin
When you're finished changing, you're finished. Benjamin Franklin
Only a virtuous people are capable of freedom. As nations become corrupt and vicious, they have more need of masters. Benjamin Franklin
Reading makes a full man, meditation a profound man, discourse a clear man. Benjamin Franklin
We must all hang together, or assuredly, we shall all hang separately. Benjamin Franklin
The best is the cheapest. Benjamin Franklin
But in this world nothing is sure but death and taxes. Benjamin Franklin
Wise men don't need advice. Fools won't take it. Benjamin Franklin
We must all hang together, or assuredly we shall all hang separately. Benjamin Franklin
Never ruin an apology with an excuse. Benjamin Franklin
Old boys have their playthings as well as young ones; the difference is only in the price. Benjamin Franklin
Be always at war with your vices, at peace with your neighbors, and let each new year find you a better man. Benjamin Franklin
Do not fear mistakes. You will know failure. Continue to reach out. Benjamin Franklin
Tricks and treachery are the practice of fools, that don't have brains enough to be honest. Benjamin Franklin
None are deceived but they that confide. Benjamin Franklin
Trickery and treachery are the practices of fools that have not the wits enough to be honest. Benjamin Franklin
If we do not hang together, we will all hang separately. Benjamin Franklin
If all printers were determined not to print anything till they were sure it would offend nobody, there would be very little printed. Benjamin Franklin
Nothing is more fatal to health than an over care of it. Benjamin Franklin
Observe all men; thy self most. Benjamin Franklin
Here comes Glib-tongue: who can out-flatter a Dedication; and lie, like ten Epitaphs. Benjamin Franklin
Promises may fit the friends, but non-performance will turn them into enemies. Benjamin Franklin
Any fool can criticize, condemn, and complain - and most fools do. Benjamin Franklin
One good husband is worth two good wives, for the scarcer things are, the more they are valued. Benjamin Franklin
Hunger is the best pickle. Benjamin Franklin
Where there is Hunger, Law is not regarded; and where Law is not regarded, there will be Hunger. Benjamin Franklin
Where liberty dwells, there is my country. Benjamin Franklin