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Benjamin Franklin

The Top 10 Benjamin Franklin Quotations

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Benjamin Franklin (1706–1790) was an American polymath and one of the Founding Fathers of the United States. He excelled in various fields, including science, writing, diplomacy, and politics. Franklin was a prolific inventor, known for his experiments with electricity and his creation of practical inventions like the lightning rod and bifocal glasses. His writings, including his famous "Poor Richard's Almanack," are filled with wit, wisdom, and practical advice. Franklin also played a crucial role in the American Revolution and was a key figure in drafting important documents like the Declaration of Independence and the United States Constitution.

Benjamin Franklin's blend of practical wisdom, humor, and insight into human nature made him a respected figure in American history. His contributions to various fields and his enduring aphorisms continue to inspire and influence people seeking personal and societal improvement.

top 10 quotations by Benjamin Franklin

"An investment in knowledge pays the best interest." Benjamin Franklin

"Well done is better than well said." Benjamin Franklin

"Tell me and I forget. Teach me and I remember. Involve me and I learn." Benjamin Franklin

"By failing to prepare, you are preparing to fail." Benjamin Franklin

"In this world, nothing can be said to be certain, except death and taxes." Benjamin Franklin

"Those who would give up essential Liberty, to purchase a little temporary Safety, deserve neither Liberty nor Safety." Benjamin Franklin

"Guests, like fish, begin to smell after three days." Benjamin Franklin

"Early to bed and early to rise makes a man healthy, wealthy, and wise." Benjamin Franklin

"Distrust and caution are the parents of security." Benjamin Franklin

"Three may keep a secret, if two of them are dead." Benjamin Franklin

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