Top 10 Quotes by Benjamin Franklin

Benjamin Franklin

An infallible Remedy for the Tooth-ach, viz Wash the Root of an aching Tooth, in Elder Vinegar, and let it dry half an hour in the Sun; after which it will never ach more; Probatum est.

Benjamin Franklin
Revealed religion has no weight with me.
Benjamin Franklin

In 1732 I first publish'd my 'Almanack' under the name of Richard Saunders; it was continu'd by me about twenty-five years, commonly call'd 'Poor Richard's Almanack.' I endeavour'd to make it both entertaining and useful, and it accordingly came to be in such demand that I reap'd considerable profit from it, vending annually near ten thousand. Benjamin Frankli

Benjamin Franklin
A lady asked Dr. Franklin Well Doctor what have we got a republic or a monarchy - "A republic," replied the Doctor, "if you can keep it."
Benjamin Franklin

Strict punctuality is a cheap virtue.

Benjamin Franklin
Ambition has its disappointments to sour us, but never the good fortune to satisfy us.
Benjamin Franklin

If you want to make a friend, let someone do you a favor.

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

To be humble to superiors is a duty, to equals courtesy, to inferiors nobleness.

Benjamin Franklin
It is wonderful how preposterously the affairs of the world are managed. We assemble parliaments and councils to have the benefit of collected wisdom, but we necessarily have, at the same time, the inconvenience of their collected passions, prejudices and private interests: for regulating commerce an assembly of great men is the greatest fool on earth