Never confuse motion with action.

-Benjamin Franklin
Benjamin Franklin

When befriended, remember it; when you befriend, forget it.

Benjamin Franklin
[T]he more public provisions were made for the poor, the less they provided for themselves, and of course became poorer . . . [taking] away from before their eyes the greatest of all inducements to industry, frugality, and sobriety, by giving them a dependence of somewhat else than a careful accumulation during youth and health for support in age and sickness.
Benjamin Franklin

The best doctor gives the least medicines.

Benjamin Franklin
If a man empties his purse into his head, no one can take it from him. Benjamin Frankli
Benjamin Franklin

He that would live in peace and at ease must not speak all he knows or all he sees. Benjamin Frankli

Benjamin Franklin
The Sting of a reproach, is the Truth of it.
Benjamin Franklin

You made delay, but time will not, and lost time is never found again.

Benjamin Franklin
A highwayman is as much a robber when he plunders in a gang as when single; and a nation that makes an unjust war is only a great gang.
Benjamin Franklin

Here's to our beloved George Washington, the Joshua of America, who commanded the sun and the moon to sand still--and they obeyed.

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