Most Famous Benjamin Franklin Quotes of All Time

Most Famous Benjamin Franklin Quotes of All Time

Here is 40 of most famous Benjamin Franklin quotes. These quotes can inspire you and at the same time make you think deep and act. Forty life changing thoughts and quotes from V4Livin.

Benjamin Franklin was one of the Founding Fathers of the United States. He was an inventor, politician, civic activist, statesman, diplomat and more.

Here is that Most Famous Benjamin Franklin Quotes of All Time.

I. Most Famous Benjamin Franklin Quotes

I’ve arranged the most famous Benjamin Franklin quotes in 4 sections each contain 10 quotes below.

1. “You may delay, but time will not.”

2. “Wrong none by doing injuries, or omitting the benefits that are your duty.”

3. “Without continual growth and progress, such words as improvement, achievement, and success have no meaning.”

4. “Who is wise? He that learns from everyone.”

5. “Who is powerful? He that governs his Passions.”

6. “Well done is better than well said.”

7. “We are all born ignorant, but one must work hard to remain stupid.”

8. “To the generous mind the heaviest debt is that of gratitude, when it is not in our power to repay it.”

9. “To succeed, jump as quickly at opportunities as you do at conclusions.”

10. “Take it from Richard, poor and lame, what’s begun in anger ends in shame.”

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11. “Speak not but what may benefit others or yourself; avoid trifling conversation.”

12. “Sloth makes all things difficult, but industry, all things easy. He that rises late must trot all day, and shall scarce overtake his business at night, while laziness travels so slowly that poverty soon overtakes him.”

13. “Resolve to perform what you ought; perform without fail what you resolve.”

14. “Perhaps the history of the errors of mankind, all things considered, is more valuable and interesting than that of their discoveries.”

15. “Never leave that till tomorrow which you can do today.”

16. “Let all your things have their places; let each part of your business have its time.”

17. “It takes many good deeds to build a good reputation, and only one bad one to lose it.”

18.  “It is the working man who is the happy man. It is the idle man who is the miserable man.”

19. “In this world nothing can be said to be certain, except death and taxes.”

20. “If you would persuade, you must appeal to interest rather than intellect.”

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21. “If you would know the value of money, go try to borrow some; for he that goes a-borrowing goes a-sorrowing.”

22. “If you would be wealthy, think of saving as well as getting.”

23. “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.”

24. “How few there are who have courage enough to own their faults, or resolution enough to mend them.”

25. “Hide not your talents, they for use were made. What’s a sun-dial in the shade?”

26. “He that is of the opinion that money will do everything may well be suspected of doing everything for money.”

27. “He that is good for making excuses is seldom good for anything else.”

28. “He that can have patience can have what he will.”

29. “Having been poor is no shame, but being ashamed of it, is”

30. “Energy and persistence conquer all things.”

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31. “Employ your time well, if you mean to get leisure.”

32. “Early to bed and early to rise makes a man healthy, wealthy, and wise.”

33. “Drive thy business or it will drive thee.”

34. “Do you love life? Then do not squander time, for that’s the stuff life is made of.”

35. “Do not anticipate trouble, or worry about what may never happen. Keep in the sunlight.”

36. “Creditors have better memories than debtors.”

37. “Content makes poor men rich; discontentment makes rich men poor.”

38. “Be not disturbed at trifles, or at accidents common or unavoidable.”

39. “Be at war with your vices, at peace with your neighbours, and let every new year find you a better man.”

40. “Any fool can criticise, condemn and complain – and most fools do.”

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