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Benjamin Franklin Quotes

Date of Birth – January 17, 1706
Date of death – April 17, 1790

American leading author, philosopher, physicist, diplomat, political theorist, politician, postmaster, scientist, musician, inventor, satirist, civic activist, statesman and printer

  • “Admiration is the daughter of ignorance.”
  • “Diligence is the mother of good luck.”
  • “An investment in knowledge always pays the best interest.”
  • “Eat to please thyself, but dress to please others.”
  • “One should eat to live, not live to eat.”
  • “If you wouldst live long, live well, for folly and wickedness shorten life.”
  • “Honesty is the best policy.”
  • “Be slow in choosing a friend, slower in changing.”
  • “The best of all medicines are rest and fasting.”
  • “Love your enemies, for they tell you your faults.”
  • “Wealth is not his that has it, but his that enjoys it.”
  • “A slip of the foot you may soon recover, but a slip of the tongue you may never get over.”