Ben Franklin Quotes and Sayings

Here you can find the best collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous Ben Franklin quotes and Ben Franklin sayings, and Ben Franklin proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.

"Keep conscience clear, then never fear."

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"Half the truth is often a whole lie."

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"Dally not with other folk’s spouses or money."

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"Avoid dishonest gain: no price can recompence the pangs of vice."

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"An apple a day keeps the doctor away."

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"He that resolves to mend hereafter, resolves not to mend now."

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"He that is rich need not live sparingly and he that can live sparingly need not be rich."

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"You catch more flies with honey than you do with vinegar."

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"Great spenders are bad lenders."

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"No better relation than a prudent and faithful friend."

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"Friendship increases by visiting friends but visiting seldom."

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"A true friend is the best Possession."

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"Philosophy as well as foppery often changes fashion."

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"A father’s a treasure; a brother’s a comfort; a friend is both."

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"A brother may not be a friend, but a friend will always be a brother."

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"The most exquisite folly is made of wisdom spun too fine."

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"After crosses and losses, men grow humbler and wiser."

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"Proclaim not all thou knowest, all thou owest, all thou hast, nor all thou can’st."

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"Death takes no bribes."

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"Don’t judge of men’s wealth or piety by their Sunday appearances."

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"Little leaks sink the ship."

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"Bad gains are true losses."

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"The honey is sweet but the bee has a sting."

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"Hear reason or she will make you feel her."

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"Forewarn’d, forearm’d."

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"Great good nature without prudence is a great misfortune."

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"He that scatters thorns, let him not go barefoot."

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"Wish not so much to live long as to live well."

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"Vessels large may venture more but little boats should keep near shore."

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"A man in a passion, rides a mad horse."

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