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 3
In the affairs of this world, men are saved not by faith, but by the want of it.
The way to see by Faith is to shut the Eye of Reason.
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.
Be slow in choosing a friend, slower in changing.
Wine is constant proof that God loves us and loves to see us happy.
Rebellion against tyrants is obedience to God.
God helps those who help themselves.
God works wonders now and then Behold a lawyer, an honest man.
It takes many good deeds to build a good reputation, and only one bad one to lose it.
He that is good for making excuses is seldom good for anything else.