Benjamin Franklin

Benjamin Franklin Quotations

I’ve been collecting quotations for years and figured I’d put my collections online for others to use as they wish. Enjoy these quotations, use the comment form to share any Franklin quotations you don’t find here.

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

One of the greatest tragedies of life is the murder of a beautiful theory by a gang of brutal facts.
– Benjamin Franklin

There is no kind of dishonesty into which otherwise good people more easily and frequently fall than that of defrauding the government.
– Benjamin Franklin

Whatever is begun in anger ends in shame.
– Benjamin Franklin

If you would persuade, you must appeal to interest rather than intellect.
– Benjamin Franklin

If you think education is expensive, try ignorance.
– Benjamin Franklin

Clean your finger before you point at my spots.
– Benjamin Franklin

He that lieth down with dogs shall rise up with fleas.
– Benjamin Franklin

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

He that falls in love with himself, will have no rivals.
– Benjamin Franklin

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