Meaningful & Inspirational Quotes by Benjamin Franklin

Benjamin Franklin’s Most Inspirational Quotes

A collection of beautiful and Inspirational Quotes by Benjamin Franklin, this article we look at Benjamin Franklin’s most inspiring quotes. Quotes often give context; they can mean different things to different people, here you will find some of the best quotes by Benjamin Franklin.

Beware of little expenses. A small leak will sink a great ship.


Benjamin Franklin
Beware of little expenses. A small leak will sink a great ship.


He that is good for making excuses is seldom good for anything else.

Benjamin Franklin
He that is good for making excuses is seldom good for anything else.


Whatever is begun in anger ends in shame.

Benjamin Franklin

 Whatever is begun in anger ends in shame.


He that would fish, must venture his bait.

Benjamin Franklin

 He that would fish, must venture his bait.


Here’s to our beloved George Washington, the Joshua of America, who commanded the sun and the moon to stand still – and they obeyed.

Benjamin Franklin
 Here's to our beloved George Washington, the Joshua of America, who commanded the sun and the moon to stand still - and they obeyed.


He that hath a Trade, hath an Estate.

Benjamin Franklin

 He that hath a Trade, hath an Estate.


Great beauty, great strength, and great riches are really and truly of no great use; a right heart exceeds all

Benjamin Franklin

 Great beauty, great strength, and great riches are really and truly of no great use; a right heart exceeds all


I never turned to drink. It seemed to turn to me.

Benjamin Franklin

 I never turned to drink. It seemed to turn to me.


An apple a day keeps the doctor away.

Benjamin Franklin

 An apple a day keeps the doctor away.


Let each new year find you a better person.

Benjamin Franklin
 Let each new year find you a better person.


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

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


Early to bed and early to rise makes a man healthy, wealthy and wise.

Benjamin Franklin

 Early to bed and early to rise makes a man healthy, wealthy and wise.


I saw few die of hunger; of eating, a hundred thousand.

Benjamin Franklin

 I saw few die of hunger; of eating, a hundred thousand.


An investment in knowledge pays the best interest.

Benjamin Franklin

 An investment in knowledge pays the best interest.


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
 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.


My refusing to eat meat occasioned inconveniency, and I have been frequently chided for my singularity. But my light repast allows for greater progress, for greater clearness of head and quicker comprehension.

Benjamin Franklin
 My refusing to eat meat occasioned inconveniency, and I have been frequently chided for my singularity. But my light repast allows for greater progress, for greater clearness of head and quicker comprehension.


If you know how to spend less than you get, you have the philosopher’s stone.

Benjamin Franklin
 If you know how to spend less than you get, you have the philosopher's stone.


Your best investment is to pour your purse into your head, and no one can take it away from you.

Benjamin Franklin
 Your best investment is to pour your purse into your head, and no one can take it away from you.


There cannot be good living where there is not good drinking.

Benjamin Franklin
 There cannot be good living where there is not good drinking.


Eat not to dullness, drink not to elevation.

Benjamin Franklin
 Eat not to dullness, drink not to elevation.


You made delay, but time will not, and lost time is never found again.

Benjamin Franklin
 You made delay, but time will not, and lost time is never found again.


He that cannot obey, cannot command.

Benjamin Franklin
 He that cannot obey, cannot command.


If you would be wealthy, think of saving as well as getting.
When you’re finished changing, you’re finished.

Benjamin Franklin
If you would be wealthy, think of saving as well as getting.
 When you're finished changing, you're finished.

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