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.


I look upon death to be as necessary to our constitution as sleep. We shall rise refreshed in the morning.     

Benjamin Franklin

An investment in knowledge always pays the best interest.     

Benjamin Franklin

Doing your best means never stop trying.     

Benjamin Franklin

Teach your child to hold his tongue; he'll learn fast enough to speak.     

Benjamin Franklin

Originality is the art of concealing your sources     

Benjamin Franklin

If passion drives you, let reason hold the reins.     

Benjamin Franklin

Trust thy self, and another shall not betray thee.     

Benjamin Franklin

Wine is constant proof that God loves us and loves to see us happy.      

Benjamin Franklin

There are three faithful friends, an old wife, an old dog, and ready money     

Benjamin Franklin

He who can have patience can have what he will.     

Benjamin Franklin

Happiness depends more on the inward disposition of mind than on outward circumstances.     

Benjamin Franklin

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

Benjamin Franklin

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

Benjamin Franklin

Instead of cursing the darkness, light a candle.     

Benjamin Franklin

He that drinks fast, pays slow.     

Benjamin Franklin

Well done is better than well said.     

Benjamin Franklin

Either write something worth reading or do something worth writing.     

Benjamin Franklin

Let each new year find you a better person.     

Benjamin Franklin

Love your Enemies, for they tell you your Faults.     

Benjamin Franklin

He that has done you a kindness will be more ready to do you another, than he whom you yourself have obliged.     

Benjamin Franklin

Those have a short Lent, who owe money to be paid at Easter.     

Benjamin Franklin

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

Benjamin Franklin

He that drinks fast, pays slow.     

Benjamin Franklin

He that drinks fast, pays slow.     

Benjamin Franklin

Remember, beneath every cynic there lies a romantic, and probably an injured one.     

Benjamin Franklin

Energy and persistence conquer all things.     

Benjamin Franklin

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

Benjamin Franklin

You may delay, but time will not.     

Benjamin Franklin

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

Benjamin Franklin

A man is not completely born until he is dead.     

Benjamin Franklin