American author, printer, political theorist, politician, postmaster, scientist, inventor, civic activist, statesman, diplomat, Founding Father (1706-1790)
Benjamin Franklin was an American polymath who was active as a writer, scientist, inventor, statesman, diplomat, printer, publisher, and political philosopher. Among the leading intellectuals of his time, Franklin was one of the Founding Fathers of the United States, a drafter and signer of the United States Declaration of Independence, and the first United States Postmaster General.
Benjamin Franklin Quotes Page 14
He that blows the coals in quarrels he has nothing to do with has no right to complain if the sparks fly in his face.
He that can take rest is greater than he that can take cities.
I believe long habits of virtue have a sensible effect on the countenance.
What maintains one vice would bring up two children.
A word to the wise is enough, and many words won't fill a bushel.
A little house well filled, A little field well tilled, And a little wife well willed, Are great riches.
When befriended, remember it: When you befriend, forget it.
We must indeed all hang together, or, most assuredly, we shall all hang separately.
Glass, china, and reputation are easily cracked, and never mended well.
Waste neither time nor money, but make the best use of both.
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