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Benjamin Franklin Quotes

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

What has become clear to you since we last met?

Category: Discovery

God heals and the doctor takes the fee.

Category: Doctors

No nation was ever ruined by trade.

Category: Economy And Economics

If a man empties his purse into his head, no man can take it away from him. An investment in knowledge always pays the best interest.

Category: Education

I have met the enemy, and it is the eyes of other people.

Category: Enemies

Love your enemies, for they tell you your faults.

Category: Enemies

Promises may fit the friends, but non-performance will turn them into enemies.

Category: Enemies

Energy and persistence alter all things.

Category: Energy

Well done, is better than well said.

Category: Example

Nothing preaches better than the act.

Category: Example

He that is good for making excuses is seldom good for anything else.

Category: Excuses

Blessed is he who expects nothing, for he shall never be disappointed.

Category: Expectation

Beware of little expenses. A small leak will sink a great ship.

Category: Expenditure

Experience keeps a school, yet fools will learn in no other.

Category: Experience

It is the eye of other people that ruin us. If I were blind I would want, neither fine clothes, fine houses or fine furniture.

Category: Eyes