Beware of little expenses. A small leak will sink a great ship.

-Benjamin Franklin
Benjamin Franklin

A man wrapped up in himself makes a very small bundle.

Benjamin Franklin
Never confuse motion with action.
Benjamin Franklin

It is better to take many injuries than to give one.

Benjamin Franklin
I resolve to speak ill of no man whatever, not even in a matter of truth; but rather by some means excuse the faults I hear charged upon others, and upon proper occasions speak all the good I know of everybody.
Benjamin Franklin

One Man may be more cunning than another, but not more cunning than every body else.

Benjamin Franklin
We hear of the conversion of water into wine at the marriage in Cana as of a miracle. But this conversion is, through the goodness of God, made every day before our eyes. Behold the rain which descends from heaven upon our vineyards, and which incorporates itself with the grapes, to be changed into wine; a constant proof that God loves us, and loves to see us happy.
Benjamin Franklin

By the word simplicity, is not always meant folly or ignorance; but often, pure and upright Nature, free from artifice, craft or deceitful ornament.

Benjamin Franklin
A child thinks 20 shillings and 20 years can scarce ever be spent.
Benjamin Franklin

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

Benjamin Franklin
Friends are the true Sceptres of Princes.