Creditors have better memories than debtors.

-Benjamin Franklin
Benjamin Franklin

In order for three people to keep a secret, two must be dead.

Benjamin Franklin
Friends and neighbors complain that taxes are indeed very heavy, and if those laid on by the government were the only ones we had to pay, we might the more easily discharge them; but we have many others, and much more grievous to some of us. We are taxed twice as much by our idleness, three times as much by our pride, and four times as much by our folly.
Benjamin Franklin

Marriage is the most natural state of man, and... the state in which you will find solid happiness.

Benjamin Franklin
I am a mortal enemy to arbitrary government and unlimited power. I am naturally very jealous for the rights and liberties of my country, and the least encroachment of those invaluable privileges is apt to make my blood boil.
Benjamin Franklin

The way to see by Faith is to shut the Eye of Reason.

Benjamin Franklin
Write your injuries in dust, your benefits in marble. Benjamin Frankli
Benjamin Franklin

If Pride leads the Van, Beggary brings up the Rear.

Benjamin Franklin
That there is one God, who made all things. That he governs the world by his providence. That he might be worshipped by adoration, prayer, and thanksgiving. But that the most acceptable service of God is doing good to Man. That the Soul is immortal. And that God will certainly reward virtue and punish vice, either here or hereafter.
Benjamin Franklin

The learned fool writes his nonsense in better language than the unlearned, but it is still nonsense.

Benjamin Franklin
Reading makes a full man, meditation a profound man, discourse a clear man.