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.


One today is worth two tomorrows.     

Benjamin Franklin

He that would fish, must venture his bait.     

Benjamin Franklin

Genius without Education is like Silver in the Mine.     

Benjamin Franklin

Money never made a man happy yet, nor will it. The more a man has, the more he wants. Instead of filling a vacuum, it makes one.     

Benjamin Franklin

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

Benjamin Franklin

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

Benjamin Franklin

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

Benjamin Franklin

Wine makes daily living easier, less hurried with fewer tensions and more tolerance.     

Benjamin Franklin

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

Benjamin Franklin

The discovery of a wine is of greater moment than the discovery of a constellation. The universe is too full of stars.     

Benjamin Franklin

in eating ecology love murder vegan vegetarianism flesh eating is unprovoked murder.     

Benjamin Franklin

Lighthouses are more helpful than churches.     

Benjamin Franklin

If passion drives you, let reason hold the reins.     

Benjamin Franklin

If you do tomorrow what you did today, you will get tomorrow what you got today.     

Benjamin Franklin

God heals and the doctor takes the fees.     

Benjamin Franklin

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

Benjamin Franklin

The rule is simple: Be sober and temperate, and you will be healthy.     

Benjamin Franklin

Vessels large may venture more, But little boats should keep near shore.     

Benjamin Franklin

A penny saved is a penny earned.     

Benjamin Franklin

If you would know the value of money, go and try to borrow some.     

Benjamin Franklin

An investment in knowledge always pays the best interest.     

Benjamin Franklin

A great empire, like a great cake, is most easily diminished at the edges.     

Benjamin Franklin

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

Benjamin Franklin

All mankind is divided into three classes: those that are immovable, those that are movable, and those that move.     

Benjamin Franklin

Never leave that till tomorrow which you can do today.     

Benjamin Franklin

Don't throw stones at your neighbors if your own windows are glass.     

Benjamin Franklin

Be at war with your vices, at peace with your neighbors, and let every new year find you a better man.     

Benjamin Franklin

Love thy neighbor, but don't pull down your hedge.     

Benjamin Franklin

It takes many good deeds to build a good reputation, and only one bad one to lose it.     

Benjamin Franklin

A countryman between two lawyers is just like a fish between two cats.     

Benjamin Franklin