Benjamin Franklin Quotes

Here are some of the best Benjamin Franklin quotes.

Benjamin Franklin was born on January 17, 1706. He was the sixth President of Pennsylvania.

History tells us that Benjamin Franklin was one of the original founders of the United States of America. Many people may not know that Benjamin Franklin was also a scientist, diplomat, musician, statesman, satirist, printer, civic activist, and of course an author. He was also an inventor. Most notably, he invented the lighting rod.

If you are looking for quotes that will contribute to the enlightenment of the human species than look closely at these Benjamin Franklin quotes.

A small leak can sink a great ship.
-Benjamin Franklin

A great empire, like a great cake, is most easily diminished at the edges.
-Benjamin Franklin

A penny saved is a penny earned.
-Benjamin Franklin

A learned blockhead is a greater blockhead than an ignorant one.
-Benjamin Franklin

A life of leisure and a life of laziness are two things. There will be sleeping enough in the grave.
-Benjamin Franklin

A man wrapped up in himself makes a very small bundle.
-Benjamin Franklin

A good conscience is a continual Christmas.
-Benjamin Franklin

And whether you're an honest man, or whether you're a thief, depends on whose solicitor has given me my brief.
-Benjamin Franklin

A countryman between two lawyers is like a fish between two cats.
-Benjamin Franklin

All who think cannot but see there is a sanction like that of religion which binds us in partnership in the serious work of the world.
-Benjamin Franklin

All wars are follies, very expensive and very mischievous ones.
-Benjamin Franklin

All mankind is divided into three classes: those that are immovable, those that are movable, and those that move.
-Benjamin Franklin

Admiration is the daughter of ignorance.
-Benjamin Franklin

Absence sharpens love, presence strengthens it.
-Benjamin Franklin

A place for everything, everything in its place.
-Benjamin Franklin

Any fool can criticize, condemn and complain and most fools do.
-Benjamin Franklin

Applause waits on success.
-Benjamin Franklin

Anger is never without a reason, but seldom with a good one.
-Benjamin Franklin

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