Benjamin Franklin Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old benjamin franklin quotes, benjamin franklin sayings, and benjamin franklin proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.


He that falls in love with himself will have no rivals.     

Benjamin Franklin

Lost time is never found again.     

Benjamin Franklin

Tricks and treachery are the practice of fools, that don't have brains enough to be honest.     

Benjamin Franklin

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

Benjamin Franklin

There are no gains without pains.     

Benjamin Franklin

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

Benjamin Franklin

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

Benjamin Franklin

There cannot be good living where there is no good drinking.     

Benjamin Franklin

In wine there is wisdom, in beer there is freedom, in water there is bacteria.     

Benjamin Franklin

Being ignorant is not so much a shame as being unwilling to learn.     

Benjamin Franklin

To find out a girl's faults, praise her to her girlfriends.     

Benjamin Franklin

A false friend and a shadow attend only while the sun shines.     

Benjamin Franklin

Want of care does us more damage than want of knowledge.     

Benjamin Franklin

Without continual growth and progress, such words as improvement, achievement, and success have no meaning.     

Benjamin Franklin

People who are wrapped up in themselves make small packages.     

Benjamin Franklin

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

Benjamin Franklin

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

Benjamin Franklin

He that is of the opinion money will do everything may well be suspected of doing everything for money.     

Benjamin Franklin

Don't judge men's wealth or godliness by their Sunday appearance.     

Benjamin Franklin

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

Benjamin Franklin

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

Benjamin Franklin

Where liberty is, there is my country.     

Benjamin Franklin

Whoever would overthrow the liberty of a nation must begin by subduing the freeness of speech.     

Benjamin Franklin

An undutiful daughter will prove an unmanageable wife.     

Benjamin Franklin

Life is rather a state of embryo, a preparation for life; a man is not completely born till he has passed through death.     

Benjamin Franklin

While we may not be able to control all that happens to us, we can control what happens inside us.     

Benjamin Franklin

Without continual growth and progress, such words as improvement, achievement, and success have no meaning.     

Benjamin Franklin

When you're finished changing, you're finished.     

Benjamin Franklin

He that falls in love with himself will have no rivals.     

Benjamin Franklin

Never confuse motion with action.     

Benjamin Franklin