Benjamin Quotes

โ€˜Tell me and I forget. Teach...

โ€˜Tell me and I forget. Teach me and I remember. Involve me and I learn.โ€™ โ€“Benjamin Franklin
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War is when the government tells you who...

War is when the government tells you who the bad guy is. Revolution is when you decide that for yourself. ...Benjamin Franklin
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Never apologize for showing fe...

Never apologize for showing feeling. When you do so, you apologize for truth. ยฉ Benjamin Disraeli
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โ€˜Some people die at 30 a...

โ€˜Some people die at 30 and arenโ€™t buried until they are 75.โ€™ - Benjamin Franklin
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โ€œAn ounce of prevent...

โ€œAn ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cureโ€ Benjamin Franklin.
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"The colour of the skin is in no way ...

"The colour of the skin is in no way connected with strength of the mind or intellectual powers." - Benjamin Banneker
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โ€œWhere knowledge ...

โ€œWhere knowledge ends, religion begins.โ€ โ€”Benjamin Disraeli
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"'By failing to prepare, yo...

"'By failing to prepare, you are preparing to fail' - Benjamin Franklin" - Donald Trump
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Hide not your talents. They fo...

Hide not your talents. They for use were made. What's a sundial in the shade? ...Benjamin Franklin
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"Beware of little expenses...

"Beware of little expenses. A small leak will sink a great ship." - Benjamin Franklin
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He who would trade liberty for some ...

He who would trade liberty for some temporary security, deserves neither liberty nor security. ... Benjamin Franklin
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Either write something worth...

Either write something worth reading or do something worth writing down. - Benjamin Franklin
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Lost time is never found again, and...

Lost time is never found again, and what we call time enough, always proves little enough. ...Benjamin Franklin
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If you would have a faithful s...

If you would have a faithful servant, and one that you like, serve yourself. ...Benjamin Franklin
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"Experience keeps a dear sc...

"Experience keeps a dear school, but fools will learn in no other. " -Benjamin Franklin
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Tricks and treachery are the practi...

Tricks and treachery are the practice of fools, that don't have brains enough to be honest. ...Benjamin Franklin
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"You know, sometimes all you need is twenty seconds of insane courage...

"You know, sometimes all you need is twenty seconds of insane courage. Just literally twenty seconds of just embarrassing bravery. And I promise you, something great will come of it." Benjamin Mee, We Bought a Zoo
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"Action may not always bring hap...

"Action may not always bring happiness; but there is no happiness without action." --Benjamin Disraeli
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โ€œGo to heaven for the cli...

โ€œGo to heaven for the climate and hell for the company.โ€ - Benjamin Franklin Wade
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"An investment in kno...

"An investment in knowledge pays the best interest" - Benjamin Franklin
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"If You Fail to P...

"If You Fail to Plan, You Plan to Fail" - Benjamin Franklin
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โ€œTo lengthen thy l...

โ€œTo lengthen thy life, lessen thy mealsโ€ - Benjamin Franklin
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"We are all born ignorant, ...

"We are all born ignorant, but one must work hard to remain stupid." - Benjamin Franklin
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โ€œI didnโ€™t fail the test. I...

โ€œI didnโ€™t fail the test. I just found 100 ways to do it wrong." ... Benjamin Franklin
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"Ignorance never...

"Ignorance never settle a question. " -Benjamin Disraeli
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"The way to see by fai...

"The way to see by faith is to shut the eye of reason" -Benjamin Franklin
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An ounce of preventi...

An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure! - Benjamin Franklin
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"Never ruin an ap...

"Never ruin an apology with an excuse." โ€”Benjamin Franklin.
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The best thing to give to your enemy is forgiveness; to an opponent, tolerance; to a friend,...

The best thing to give to your enemy is forgiveness; to an opponent, tolerance; to a friend, your heart; to your child, a good example; to a father, deference; to your mother, conduct that will make her proud of you; to yourself, respect; to all others, charity. ...Benjamin Franklin
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"Those who would give up essential Liberty, ...

"Those who would give up essential Liberty, to purchase a little temporary Safety, deserve neither Liberty nor Safety." - Benjamin Franklin
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"When men are pure, laws are u...

"When men are pure, laws are useless; when men are corrupt, laws are broken." โ€” Benjamin Disraeli
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โ€œBy failing to prepar...

โ€œBy failing to prepare, you are preparing to fail.โ€ โ€” Benjamin Franklin
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"Great lives neve...

"Great lives never go out; they go on" - Benjamin Harrison
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Most men die at 25...we j...

Most men die at 25...we just don't bury them until they are 70" -Benjamin Franklin
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โ€œBeing ignorant is not so mu...

โ€œBeing ignorant is not so much as shame as being unwilling to learn.โ€ -- Benjamin Franklin
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Who is wise? He that learns from everyone. Who is po...

Who is wise? He that learns from everyone. Who is powerful? He that governs his passions. Who is rich? He that is content. Who is that? Nobody. โ€”Benjamin Franklin
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Some people die at 2...

Some people die at 25 and aren't buried until 75. -Benjamin Franklin
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We are all born ignorant,...

We are all born ignorant, one must work hard to remain stupid - Benjamin Franklin
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Lost Time is ne...

Lost Time is never found again. --- Benjamin Franklin
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"I didn't fail the test. ...

"I didn't fail the test. I just found 100 ways to do it wrong." -Benjamin Franklin
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"The Average Person die...

"The Average Person dies at age 25 but is buried at 75." - Benjamin Franklin
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"When men are pure, laws are u...

"When men are pure, laws are useless; when men are corrupt, laws are broken." โ€” Benjamin Disraeli
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Justice will not be served until th...

Justice will not be served until those who are unaffected are as outraged as those who are. -- Benjamin Franklin
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Either write something wort...

Either write something worth reading or do something worth writing... - Benjamin Franklin
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โ€œNever retreat. Never ex...

โ€œNever retreat. Never explain. Get it done and let them howl.โ€ โ€” Benjamin Jowett
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"The wisdom of the wise, and the...

"The wisdom of the wise, and the experience of ages, may be preserved by quotation." โ€” Benjamin Disraeli
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If a man empties his purse into his head no man ...

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. -Benjamin Franklin
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"He was one of those men who thin...

"He was one of those men who think that the world can be saved by writing a pamphlet." โ€” Benjamin Disraeli
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โ€œThe main problem with this great obsession for saving ti...

โ€œThe main problem with this great obsession for saving time is very simple: you can't save time. You can only spend it. But you can spend it wisely or foolishly.โ€ โ€• Benjamin Hoff
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"All human situations have their inconveniences. We feel those of the present...

"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." โ€” Benjamin Franklin
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Tell me and I forget. Teach ...

Tell me and I forget. Teach me and I remember. Involve me and I learn. ~ Benjamin Franklin
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"Necessity never ...

"Necessity never made a good bargain" - Benjamin Franklin
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โ€œThey who can give up essential liberty to...

โ€œThey who can give up essential liberty to obtain a little temporary safety deserve neither liberty nor safety.โ€ - Benjamin Franklin
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โ€œWherever your mind goes, your bod...

โ€œWherever your mind goes, your body follows. Wherever your thoughts go, your life follows.โ€ -Benjamin P. Hardy
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For every minute spent ...

For every minute spent in organizing, an hour is earned. โ€• Benjamin Franklin
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"Life is too s...

"Life is too short to be small" -Benjamin Disraeli
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I ain't scared to d...

I ain't scared to die, I'd just prefer not to. -Benjamin Hansen
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Democracy... is two wolves and a lamb voting on...

Democracy... is two wolves and a lamb voting on what to have for lunch. Liberty ... is a well-armed lamb contesting the vote". -- Benjamin Franklin
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"If you want to persuade...

"If you want to persuade, appeal to interest not to reason." - Benjamin Franklin
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Time is ...

Time is money. Benjamin Franklin
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โ€œBy failing to prepar...

โ€œBy failing to prepare, you are preparing to fail.โ€ ~ Benjamin Franklin
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โ€œWell done is bet...

โ€œWell done is better than well said.โ€ ~ Benjamin Franklin
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โ€œReading makes a full man, med...

โ€œReading makes a full man, meditation a profound man, discourse a clear man.โ€ โ€• Benjamin Franklin
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โ€œThe bitterness of poor quality rem...

โ€œThe bitterness of poor quality remains long after the sweetness of low price is forgottenโ€ โ€“ Benjamin Franklin
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"Hunger never saw bad ...

"Hunger never saw bad bread." ~Benjamin Franklin (Poor Richard's Almanack)
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โ€œIn reality there is perhaps no one of our natural passions so hard to subdue as pride...

โ€œIn reality there is perhaps no one of our natural passions so hard to subdue as pride. Disguise it, struggle with it, beat it down, stifle it, mortify it as much as one pleases, it is still alive, and will now and then peek out and show itself.โ€ โ€“ Benjamin Franklin
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"Never ruin an apo...

"Never ruin an apology with an excuse." - Benjamin Franklin.
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If you would not be forgotten, as soon as you ar...

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. โ€”Benjamin Franklin
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If you want to become ri...

If you want to become rich, never waste your time and money. Benjamin Franklin
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โ€œToday is yest...

โ€œToday is yesterdayโ€™s pupilโ€ โ€” Benjamin Franklin
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The fool wonders...

The fool wonders, the wise man asks. Benjamin Disraeli
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โ€œYou are neither right nor wr...

โ€œYou are neither right nor wrong because people agree or disagree with you.โ€ ~ Benjamin Graham
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"There is no kind of dishonesty into which otherwi...

"There is no kind of dishonesty into which otherwise good people more easily and frequently fall than that of defrauding the government." โ€” Benjamin Franklin
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The secret of succe...

The secret of success is constancy of purpose. Benjamin Disraeli
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"Either write something wor...

"Either write something worth reading or do something worth writing." -Benjamin Franklin
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"A good conscience ...

"A good conscience is a continual Christmas." โ€”Benjamin Franklin
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"He was one of those men who thin...

"He was one of those men who think that the world can be saved by writing a pamphlet." โ€” Benjamin Disraeli
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"A false friend and a sha...

"A false friend and a shadow attend only when the sun shines." - Benjamin Franklin
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Absence sharpens lo...

Absence sharpens love, presence strengthens it. Benjamin Franklin
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โ€œYou know, sometimes all you need is twenty seconds of insane c...

โ€œYou know, sometimes all you need is twenty seconds of insane courage. Just literally twenty seconds of just embarrassing bravery. And I promise you, something great will come of it.โ€ โ€”Benjamin Mee
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I have always thought that one man of tolerable abilities may work great changes [...] if he f...

I have always thought that one man of tolerable abilities may work great changes [...] if he first forms a good plan, and, cutting off all amusements or other employments that would divert his attention, make the execution of that same plan his sole study and business - Benjamin Franklin
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"When men are pure, laws are u...

"When men are pure, laws are useless; when men are corrupt, laws are broken." โ€” Benjamin Disraeli
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"Where there is no law, there is no liberty; and nothing deserve...

"Where there is no law, there is no liberty; and nothing deserves the name of law but that which is certain and universal in its operation upon all the members of the community." โ€”Benjamin Rush (1788)
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"It takes many good deeds to buil...

"It takes many good deeds to build a good reputation, and only one bad one to lose it." -Benjamin Franklin
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The tragedy in life doesn't lie in no...

The tragedy in life doesn't lie in not reaching your goal. The tragedy lies in having no goal to reach - Benjamin Mays
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We are all born ignorant, ...

We are all born ignorant, but one must work hard to remain stupid. - Benjamin Franklin
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We are all born ignorant, ...

We are all born ignorant, but one must work hard to remain stupid. ~ Benjamin Franklin
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