Top 10 Quotes by Benjamin Franklin

Benjamin Franklin

Wisdom is in measured routine. Three naps a day will keep you fit, nine breakfasts before noon, spin until you fall on your back, and thrust your face into a nettle plant. Drink at least five cups of a mare's urine and look upon your self in a silver mirror while you hold your air in your chest.

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

Laws too gentle are seldom obeyed; too severe, seldom executed. Benjamin Frankli

Benjamin Franklin
Let thy discontents be thy secrets; if the world knows them 'twill despise thee and increase them.
Benjamin Franklin

Bad gains are true losses.

Benjamin Franklin
The next thing most like living one's life over again seems to be a recollection of that life, and to make that recollection as durable as possible by putting it down in writing.
Benjamin Franklin

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

Benjamin Franklin
The problem with common sense is, it isn't.
Benjamin Franklin

Critics are our friends, they show us our faults.

Benjamin Franklin
If we lose our Money, it gives us some Concern. If we are cheated or robb'd of it, we are angry: But Money lost may be found; what we are robb'd of may be restored: The Treasure of Time once lost, can never be recovered; yet we squander it as tho' 'twere nothing worth, or we had no Use for it....