A false friend and a shadow attend only while the sun shines.

-Benjamin Franklin
Benjamin Franklin

You must not, when you have gained a victory, use any triumphing or insulting expressions, nor show too much of the pleasure you feel; but endeavour to console your adversary, and make him less dissatisfied with himself by every kind and civil expression that may be used with truth; such as, you understand the game better than I, but you are a little inattentive, or, you play too fast; or, you had the best of the game, but something happened to divert your thoughts, and that turned it in my favour.

Benjamin Franklin
Games lubricate the body and the mind.
Benjamin Franklin

You will find the key to success under the alarm clock.

Benjamin Franklin
If you have a secret and tell someone everyone will know. You can only keep a secret if you don't tell anyone.
Benjamin Franklin

The doors of wisdom are never shut. Benjamin Fran

Benjamin Franklin
Drive your business. Let not your business drive you.
Benjamin Franklin

Freedom of speech is a principal pillar of a free government; when this support is taken away, the constitution of a free society is dissolved, and tyranny is erected on its ruins. Republics...derive their strength and vigor from a popular examination into the action of the magistrates.

Benjamin Franklin
Rich widows are the only secondhand goods that sell at first-class prices.
Benjamin Franklin

Pride gets into the Coach, and Shame mounts behind.

Benjamin Franklin
The doorstep to the temple of wisdom is a knowledge of our own ignorance. Benjamin Fran