Enter one or two keywords
to search these Inspirational Quotes.

Hint: keep it simple, like life or moving on



Facebook share   Tweet This   Email this

Joy Program by Jonathan Lockwood Huie
Positive Thoughts  |  Life is Beautiful  |  Search  |  About
Topics:   A-   B-   Ca-   Co-   D-   E-   F-   G-   H-    I-    J-K-L   M-   N-O   Pa-   Pr-   Q-R   Sa-   Sk-   T-   U-V-W-X-Y-Z

Benjamin Franklin Quotes and Sayings
Quotes by Benjamin Franklin

Please enjoy these Benjamin Franklin quotes from my collection of quotes about life.

Any fool can criticize, condemn and complain,
and most fools do.
- Benjamin Franklin

Related topics: Wisdom Cynical Cute Whimsey

Doing an injury puts you below your enemy;
revenging one make you but even with him;
forgiving it sets you above him.
- Benjamin Franklin [attributed]

A man wrapped up in himself makes a very small bundle.
- Benjamin Franklin PHOTO

Little strokes,
Fell great oaks.
- Benjamin Franklin

 

We must, indeed, all hang together or,
most assuredly, we shall all hang separately.
- Benjamin Franklin

Energy and persistence conquer all things.
- 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.
- Benjamin Franklin

Please sign up for my Daily Inspiration - Daily Quote email using the form below.
Thank You,
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Sign-up for your free subscription to my Daily Inspiration - Daily Quote email.

Your E-Mail Address:
Your Name:

To confirm your subscription, you must click on a link in the email being sent to you.

Each email contains an unsubscribe link. We will NEVER sell, rent, loan, or abuse your email address in ANY way.

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

When the well's dry, we know the worth of water.
- Benjamin Franklin

Half a truth is often a great lie.
- Benjamin Franklin

A penny saved is a penny earned.
- Benjamin Franklin [attributed]

Does thou love life? Then do not squander time;
for that's the stuff life is made of.
- Benjamin Franklin

We must all hang together,
or assuredly we shall all hang separately.
- Benjamin Franklin

Well done is better than well said.
- Benjamin Franklin

It is easier to prevent bad habits than to break them.
- Benjamin Franklin

Never leave that till tomorrow which you can do today.
- Benjamin Franklin

They who can give up essential liberty
to obtain a little temporary safety
deserve neither liberty nor safety.
- Benjamin Franklin

A little neglect may breed great mischief.
- Benjamin Franklin

Eat to live, and not live to eat.
- Benjamin Franklin

Happiness depends more on the inward disposition of mind,
than on outward circumstances.
- Benjamin Franklin

A good example is the best sermon.
- Benjamin Franklin

What you seem to be, be really.
- Benjamin Franklin

Do not anticipate trouble,
or worry about what may never happen.
Keep in the sunlight.
- Benjamin Franklin

Fear not death; for the sooner we die,
the longer shall we be immortal.
- Benjamin Franklin

For want of a nail the shoe was lost;
for want of a shoe the horse was lost;
and for want of a horse the rider was lost.
- Benjamin Franklin

An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure.
- Benjamin Franklin

Hide not your talents,
they for use were made.
What's a sundial in the shade?
- Benjamin Franklin

Dost thou love life? Then do not squander time,
for that is the stuff that life is made of.
- Benjamin Franklin

If a man empties his purse into his head,
no man can take it away from him.
An investment in knowledge always pays the best interest.
- Benjamin Franklin

Be slow in choosing a friend, slower in changing.
- Benjamin Franklin

I am the lord of myself, accountable to none.
- Benjamin Franklin

It is a great confidence in a friend
to tell him your faults;
greater to tell him his.
- Benjamin Franklin

Necessity never made a good bargain.
- Benjamin Franklin

Silence is not always a Sign of Wisdom,
but Babbling is ever a folly.
- Benjamin Franklin

Three can keep a secret, if two of them are dead.
- Benjamin Franklin

He that would fish, must venture his bait.
- Benjamin Franklin

A house is not a home unless it
contains food and fire
for the mind as well as the body.
- Benjamin Franklin

Search others for their virtues, thyself for thy vices.
- Benjamin Franklin

A benevolent man should allow a few faults in himself,
to keep his friends in countenance.
- Benjamin Franklin

Absence sharpens love, presence strengthens it.
- Benjamin Franklin

At twenty years of age the will reigns;
at thirty, the wit;
and at forty, the judgment.
- Benjamin Franklin

Make yourself sheep and the wolves will eat you.
- Benjamin Franklin

One good Husband is worth two good Wives;
for the scarcer things are, the more they're valued.
- Benjamin Franklin

Love your Neighbor; yet don't pull down your Hedge.
- Benjamin Franklin

He that hath a Trade, hath an Estate.
- Benjamin Franklin

The way to see by faith is to shut the eye of reason.
- Benjamin Franklin [attributed]

There was never a good war or a bad peace.
- Benjamin Franklin

Never has there been a good war or a bad peace.
- Benjamin Franklin

Guests, like fish, begin to smell after three days.
- Benjamin Franklin

Keep your eyes wide open before marriage, half shut afterwards.
- Benjamin Franklin

Experience keeps a dear school,
but fools will learn in no other.
- Benjamin Franklin

People who are wrapped up in themselves make small packages.
- Benjamin Franklin

Hunger is the best pickle.
- Benjamin Franklin

If you don't know where you're going,
any road will take you there.
- Lewis Carroll
(Alice in Wonderland)

Fear defeats more people than
any other one thing in the world.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Our Joy comes from living our own lives simply -
never from demanding that others live simply -
or from ever making any demands whatsoever upon others.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Habit is habit,
and not to be flung out of the window by any man,
but coaxed down-stairs a step at a time.
- Mark Twain

We who lived in concentration camps can remember the men
who walked through the huts comforting others,
giving away their last piece of bread...
They offer sufficient proof that everything
can be taken from a man but one thing:
to choose one's attitude in any given set of circumstances,
to choose one's own way.
- Viktor E. Frankl

Any emotion, if it is sincere, is involuntary.
- Mark Twain

Freedom is never dear at any price.
It is the breath of life.
What would a man not pay for living?
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

Much in life can be seen as ugly or beautiful - it's our choice.
Why would we choose to see any part of life as ugly?
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Pessimism never won any battle.
- Dwight D. Eisenhower

You can conquer almost any fear
if you will only make up your mind to do so.
For remember, fear doesn't exist
anywhere except in the mind.
- Dale Carnegie

Important ideas can come from unexpected places.
We tend to label people - Genius, Idiot,
Socialist, Regressive, Wingnut, Revolutionary, Terrorist.
But it is helpful to remind ourselves to be open
to good ideas - whatever their source.
It is equally important to avoid accepting any idea
merely because we respect that person's
other ideas or accomplishments.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Any fool can make a rule, and any fool will mind it.
- Henry David Thoreau

Any human being who is becoming independent of conditionings,
of religions, scriptures, prophets and messiahs, has arrived home.
He has found the treasure which was hidden in his own being.
- Osho

When any situation arises which tempts you to become disturbed,
say: "There is another way of looking at this."
- A Course In Miracles

Nurture your mind with great thoughts,
for you will never go any higher than you think.
- Benjamin Disraeli

There is only one time that is important - NOW!
It is the most important time because
it is the only time that we have any power.
- Leo Tolstoy

There is no value in life except what you choose to place upon it
and no happiness in any place except what you bring to it yourself.
- Henry David Thoreau

Change of any sort requires courage.
- Mary Anne Radmacher


Thank you for visiting: Benjamin Franklin Quotes and Sayings - Quotes by Benjamin Franklin.

Please sign up on the form below to receive
my Free Daily Inspiration - Daily Quotes email.

Sign-up for your free subscription to my Daily Inspiration - Daily Quote email.

Your E-Mail Address:
Your Name:

To confirm your subscription, you must click on a link in the email being sent to you.

Each email contains an unsubscribe link. We will NEVER sell, rent, loan, or abuse your email address in ANY way.

You can also search or browse my large collection of Quotes about Life.

May the world be kind to you,
and may your own thoughts be gentle upon yourself.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Quotes from my huge collection




-------



You may read about our disclaimer, our privacy policy, terms of use, participation in affiliate programs, and copyright policy.

All materials & writings are copyright © Jonathan Lockwood Huie, except for quotes and other specifically identified material which belong to their respective copyright holders if applicable.