Benjamin Franklin Quotes-Saying: Benjamin Franklin was an American polymath and one of the Founding Fathers of the United States. He was born on January 17, 1706, in Boston, Massachusetts Bay, British America.
He was a leading author, printer, political theorist, politician, freemason, postmaster, scientist, inventor, humorist, civic activist, statesman, and diplomat.
Franklin is one of best scientist in the history of the world, was a son of Josiah Franklin, a soaper and candlemaker, and a tallow chandler. He was a major figure in the American Enlightenment and the history of physics for his discoveries and theories regarding electricity.
He was the first president of Academy and College of Philadelphia which opened in 1751. Franklin organized and was the first secretary of the American Philosophical Society. He became a national hero in America as an agent for several colonies.
His efforts proved vital for the American Revolution in securing shipments of crucial munitions from France. He earned the title of “The First American” for his early and indefatigable campaigning for colonial unity.
Benjamin Franklin quotes or sayings have an existence all over the world as his life with uncounted researches and experiences made him one of the most-veteran persons in the history of the world.
“Either write something worth reading or do something worth writing.” ― Benjamin Franklin
“Those who would give up essential liberty to purchase a little temporary safety, deserve neither liberty nor safety.” ― Benjamin Franklin
“How many observe Christ’s birthday! How few, His precepts!” ― Benjamin Franklin
“They who can give up essential liberty to obtain a little temporary safety deserve neither liberty nor safety.” ― Benjamin Franklin, Memoirs of the life & writings of Benjamin Franklin
“Well done is better than well said.” ― Benjamin Franklin
“Tell me and I forget, teach me and I may remember, involve me and I learn.” ― Benjamin Franklin
“Three may keep a Secret, if two of them are dead.” ― Benjamin Franklin, Poor Richard’s Almanack
“He that can have patience can have what he will.” ― Benjamin Franklin
“Hide not your talents, they for use were made, What’s a sundial in the shade?” ― Benjamin Franklin
“The Constitution only guarantees the American people the right to pursue happiness. You have to catch it yourself.” ― Benjamin Franklin
“Dost thou love life? Then do not squander time, for that’s the stuff life is made of.” ― Benjamin Franklin
“Being ignorant is not so much a shame, as being unwilling to learn.” ― Benjamin Franklin
“You may delay, but time will not.” ― Benjamin Franklin
“The person who deserves most pity is a lonesome one on a rainy day who doesn’t know how to read.” ― Benjamin Franklin
“In wine there is wisdom, in beer there is Freedom, in water there is bacteria.” ― Benjamin Franklin
“Be at war with your vices, at peace with your neighbors, and let every new year find you a better man.” ― Benjamin Franklin
“Three may keep a secret, if two of them are dead.” ― Benjamin Franklin, Poor Richard’s Almanack
“A Penny Saved is a Penny Earned” ― Benjamin Franklin
“Early to bed and early to rise makes a man healthy, wealthy, and wise.” ― Benjamin Franklin
“When you are finished changing, you’re finished.” ― Benjamin Franklin
“Many people die at twenty five and aren’t buried until they are seventy five.” ― 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
“Tis a great confidence in a friend to tell him your faults; greater to tell him his.” ― Benjamin Franklin
“He that is good for making excuses is seldom good for anything else.” ― Benjamin Franklin
“Never ruin an apology with an excuse.” ― Benjamin Franklin
“An investment in knowledge always pays the best interest.” ― Benjamin Franklin, The Way to Wealth: Ben Franklin on Money and Success
“We are all born ignorant, but one must work hard to remain stupid.” ― Benjamin Franklin
“Lost Time is never found again.” ― Benjamin Franklin, Poor Richard’s Almanack
“Fear not death for the sooner we die, the longer we shall be immortal.” ― Benjamin Franklin
“Remember not only to say the right thing in the right place, but far more difficult still, to leave unsaid the wrong thing at the tempting moment.” ― Benjamin Franklin
“It is the first responsibility of every citizen to question authority.” ― Benjamin Franklin
“Justice will not be served until those who are unaffected are as outraged as those who are.” ― Benjamin Franklin
I didn’t fail the test, I just found 100 ways to do it wrong.” ― Benjamin Franklin
“By failing to prepare, you are preparing to fail.” ― Benjamin Franklin
“Whatever is begun in anger, ends in shame.” ― Benjamin Franklin
“Instead of cursing the darkness, light a candle.” ― Ben Franklin
“I am for doing good to the poor, but…I think the best way of doing good to the poor, is not making them easy in poverty, but leading or driving them out of it. I observed…that the more public provisions were made for the poor, the less they provided for themselves, and of course became poorer. And, on the contrary, the less was done for them, the more they did for themselves, and became richer.” ― Benjamin Franklin
“The heart of a fool is in his mouth, but the mouth of a wise man is in his heart.” ― Benjamin Franklin
“Be slow in choosing a friend, slower in changing.” ― Benjamin Franklin