Benjamin Franklin

Lost time is never found again.
-Benjamin Franklin
You may delay, but time will not.
-Benjamin Franklin
Time is money.
-Benjamin Franklin
Dost thou love life? Then do not squander time, for that is the stuff life is made of.
-Benjamin Franklin
Leisure is the time for doing something useful. This leisure the diligent person will obtain the lazy one never.
-Benjamin Franklin
If time be of all things the most precious, wasting time must be the greatest prodigality.
-Benjamin Franklin
There never was a truly great man that was not at the same time truly virtuous.
-Benjamin Franklin
Each year one vicious habit discarded, in time might make the worst of us good.
-Benjamin Franklin
Employ thy time well, if thou meanest to gain leisure.
-Benjamin Franklin
It is a grand mistake to think of being great without goodness and I pronounce it as certain that there was never a truly great man that was not at the same time truly virtuous.
-Benjamin Franklin
Honesty is the best policy.
-Benjamin Franklin
The doorstep to the temple of wisdom is a knowledge of our own ignorance.
-Benjamin Franklin
There are three faithful friends - an old wife, an old dog, and ready money.
-Benjamin Franklin
The doors of wisdom are never shut.
-Benjamin Franklin
Those who govern, having much business on their hands, do not generally like to take the trouble of considering and carrying into execution new projects. The best public measures are therefore seldom adopted from previous wisdom, but forced by the occasion.
-Benjamin Franklin
Experience keeps a dear school, but fools will learn in no other.
-Benjamin Franklin
It is the working man who is the happy man. It is the idle man who is the miserable man.
-Benjamin Franklin
We are all born ignorant, but one must work hard to remain stupid.
-Benjamin Franklin
Work as if you were to live a hundred years. Pray as if you were to die tomorrow.
-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
The eye of the master will do more work than both his hands.
-Benjamin Franklin
The Constitution only gives people the right to pursue happiness. You have to catch it yourself.
-Benjamin Franklin
Money has never made man happy, nor will it, there is nothing in its nature to produce happiness. The more of it one has the more one wants.
-Benjamin Franklin
Marriage is the most natural state of man, and... the state in which you will find solid happiness.
-Benjamin Franklin
He that would live in peace and at ease must not speak all he knows or all he sees.
-Benjamin Franklin
Even peace may be purchased at too high a price.
-Benjamin Franklin
There was never a good war, or a bad peace.
-Benjamin Franklin
An investment in knowledge pays the best interest.
-Benjamin Franklin
Genius without education is like silver in the mine.
-Benjamin Franklin
The art of acting consists in keeping people from coughing.
-Benjamin Franklin
Beauty and folly are old companions.
-Benjamin Franklin
In this world nothing can be said to be certain, except death and taxes.
-Benjamin Franklin
The first mistake in public business is the going into it.
-Benjamin Franklin
Those who govern, having much business on their hands, do not generally like to take the trouble of considering and carrying into execution new projects. The best public measures are therefore seldom adopted from previous wisdom, but forced by the occasion.
-Benjamin Franklin
For having lived long, I have experienced many instances of being obliged, by better information or fuller consideration, to change opinions, even on important subjects, which I once thought right but found to be otherwise.
-Benjamin Franklin
In the affairs of this world, men are saved not by faith, but by the want of it.
-Benjamin Franklin
To Follow by faith alone is to follow blindly.
-Benjamin Franklin
The way to see by Faith is to shut the Eye of Reason.
-Benjamin Franklin
He that raises a large family does, indeed, while he lives to observe them, stand a broader mark for sorrow; but then he stands a broader mark for pleasure too.
-Benjamin Franklin
Wine is constant proof that God loves us and loves to see us happy.
-Benjamin Franklin
A place for everything, everything in its place.
-Benjamin Franklin
A life of leisure and a life of laziness are two things. There will be sleeping enough in the grave.
-Benjamin Franklin
Dost thou love life? Then do not squander time, for that is the stuff life is made of.
-Benjamin Franklin
To lengthen thy life, lessen thy meals.
-Benjamin Franklin
I should have no objection to go over the same life from its beginning to the end: requesting only the advantage authors have, of correcting in a second edition the faults of the first.
-Benjamin Franklin
If you would be loved, love, and be loveable.
-Benjamin Franklin
Dost thou love life? Then do not squander time, for that is the stuff life is made of.
-Benjamin Franklin
He who falls in love with himself will have no rivals.
-Benjamin Franklin
Keep your eyes wide open before marriage, half shut afterwards.
-Benjamin Franklin
Marriage is the most natural state of man, and... the state in which you will find solid happiness.
-Benjamin Franklin
By failing to prepare, you are preparing to fail.
-Benjamin Franklin
Well done is better than well said.
-Benjamin Franklin
Money has never made man happy, nor will it, there is nothing in its nature to produce happiness. The more of it one has the more one wants.
-Benjamin Franklin
In general, mankind, since the improvement of cookery, eats twice as much as nature requires.
-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
Without continual growth and progress, such words as improvement, achievement, and success have no meaning.
-Benjamin Franklin
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