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Benjamin Franklin Quotes

(1706-1790), American Scientist, Publisher, Diplomat

We must, indeed, all hang together or, most assuredly, we shall all hang separately.

Category: Cooperation

Those that won't be counseled can't be helped.

Category: Counsel

Remember that credit is money.

Category: Credit

If all printers were determined not to print anything till they were sure it would offend nobody, there would be very little printed.

Category: Critics And Criticism

I look upon death to be as necessary to our constitution as sleep. We shall rise refreshed in the morning.

Category: Death And Dying

Many people die at twenty five and aren't buried until they are seventy five.

Category: Death And Dying

Rather go to bed with out dinner than to rise in debt.

Category: Debt

Who had deceived thee so often as thyself?

Category: Deception

Tricks and treachery are the practice of fools, that don't have brains enough to be honest.

Category: Deception

If you desire many things, many things will seem few.

Category: Desire

It is much easier to suppress a first desire than to satisfy those that follow.

Category: Desire

Diligence is the mother of good luck.

Category: Diligence

All human situations have their inconveniences. We feel those of the present but neither see nor feel those of the future; and hence we often make troublesome changes without amendment, and frequently for the worse.

Category: Discontent

Let thy discontents be thy secrets.

Category: Discontent

The discontented man finds no easy chair.

Category: Discontent