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Benjamin Franklin

Benjamin Franklin

Born: January 17, 1706
Birthplace: Boston, Massachusetts, U.S.A.
Died: April 17, 1790

Occupation: Author, Diplomat, Inventor, Politician, and Scientist
Profile: One of the Founding Fathers of the United States of America.

Number of Quotes: 22

A dying man can do nothing easy.

A little neglect may breed mischief ... for want of a nail the shoe was lost.

A single man has not nearly the value he would have in a state of union. He is an incomplete animal. He resembles the odd half of a pair of scissors.

All would live long, but none would be old.

At twenty years of age, the will reigns; at thirty, the wit; and at forty, the judgment.

Beware of the young doctor and the old barber.

Creditors have better memories than debtors.

Employ thy time well if thou meanest to get leisure.

God heals and the doctor takes the fees.

He that falls in love with himself, will have no rivals.

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

He that lies down with dogs shall rise up with fleas.

He that teaches himself hath a fool for a master.

Hide not your talents, they for use were made. What's a sundial in the shade?

If Jack's in love, he's no judge of Jill's beauty.

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

If you would not be forgotten
As soon as you are dead and rotten,
Either write things worth reading,
Or do things worth the writing.

If your head is wax, don't walk in the sun.

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

Remember that time is money.

There was never a good war, or a bad peace.

Well done is better than well said.

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