Franklin 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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โ€œCourage is not the absence of fear, but ra...

โ€œCourage is not the absence of fear, but rather the assessment that something else is more important than fear.โ€ -- Franklin D. Roosevelt
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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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"'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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"I find that a great part of the information I ...

"I find that a great part of the information I have was acquired by looking up something and finding something else on the way." โ€” Franklin P. Adams
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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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"Courage is not the absence of fear, but ra...

"Courage is not the absence of fear, but rather the assessment that something else is more important than fear" - Franklin D. Roosevelt
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โ€œHappiness is not in the mere possession of mo...

โ€œHappiness is not in the mere possession of money; it lies in the joy of achievement, in the thrill of creative effort.โ€ โ€“ Franklin D. Roosevelt
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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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"If You Fail to P...

"If You Fail to Plan, You Plan to Fail" - Benjamin Franklin
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"An investment in kno...

"An investment in knowledge pays the best interest" - 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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"When you reach the end of y...

"When you reach the end of your rope, tie a knot in it and hang on." - Franklin D. Roosevelt
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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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"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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โ€œEither write something w...

โ€œEither write something worth reading or do something worth writingโ€- Ben franklin
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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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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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"Elections are won by men and women chiefl...

"Elections are won by men and women chiefly because most people vote against somebody rather than for somebody." โ€” Franklin P. Adams
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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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"The trouble with being punct...

"The trouble with being punctual is that nobodyโ€™s there to appreciate it." โ€”Franklin P. Jones
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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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When you reach the end o...

When you reach the end of your rope tie a knot and hold on. Franklin D.Roosevelt
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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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โ€œThe only thing we hav...

โ€œThe only thing we have to fear is fear itself.โ€ โ€“ Franklin D. Roosevelt
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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€œThere are many ways of going f...

โ€œThere are many ways of going forward, but only one way of standing still.โ€ โ€“ Franklin D. Roosevelt
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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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"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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For every minute spent ...

For every minute spent in organizing, an hour is earned. โ€• Benjamin Franklin
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โ€œThose who have long enjoyed such privil...

โ€œThose who have long enjoyed such privileges as we enjoy forget in time that men have died to win them.โ€ ~ Franklin D. Roosevelt
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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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"A conservative is a man with two perfec...

"A conservative is a man with two perfectly good legs who, however, has never learned to walk forward." โ€” Franklin D. Roosevelt
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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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"Seeing ourselves as others woul...

"Seeing ourselves as others would probably confirm our worst suspicions about them." โ€” Franklin P. Jones
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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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When you reach the end of ...

When you reach the end of your rope, tie a knot and hang on. - Franklin D. Roosevelt
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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€œCourage is not the absence of fear, but ra...

โ€œCourage is not the absence of fear, but rather the assessment that something else is more important than fear.โ€ โ€• Franklin D. Roosevelt
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"Democracy cannot succeed unless those who express their ...

"Democracy cannot succeed unless those who express their choice are prepared to choose wisely. The real safeguard of democracy, therefore, is education." - Franklin D. Roosevelt
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"It is fun to be in t...

"It is fun to be in the same decade with you." โ€” Franklin D. Roosevelt
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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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"One thing you will probably re...

"One thing you will probably remember well is any time you forgive and forget." โ€” Franklin P. Jones
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"Being the Queen is not all about singing, and being a diva is not all about singi...

"Being the Queen is not all about singing, and being a diva is not all about singing. It has much to do with your service to people. And your social contributions to your community and your civic contributions as well" - Aretha Franklin, 'Queen of Soul'
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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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"Nothing is more responsible ...

"Nothing is more responsible for the good old days than a bad memory." -Franklin Pierce Adams
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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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When you reach the end of y...

When you reach the end of your rope, tie a knot in it and hang on. Franklin D. Roosevelt
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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 only limit to our realizat...

The only limit to our realization of tomorrow will be our doubts of today. Franklin D. Roosevelt
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"A conservative is a man with two perfec...

"A conservative is a man with two perfectly good legs who, however, has never learned to walk forward." โ€” Franklin D. Roosevelt
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Above all, tr...

Above all, try something. Franklin D. Roosevelt
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"You cannot define a person on just one thing. You canโ€™t just forget al...

"You cannot define a person on just one thing. You canโ€™t just forget all these wonderful and good things that a person has done because one thing didnโ€™t come off the way you thought it should come off." - Aretha Franklin
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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 false friend and a sha...

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