Benjamin Franklin Quotes

The “harmonious human multitude” was a renowned polymath, scientist, inventor leading writer, political theorist, among others who is mostly known for being one of the most influential founding fathers of the United States. He was also a prominent personality in the American Enlightenment and History of Physics. He believed in American ethos as a marriage of the practical values of thrift, education, hard work, community spirit and self-governing institutions contrary to the religious and political authoritarianism embracing the tolerance and practicality of the Enlightenment.

  • Famous Inspirational Quotes
  • Famous Motivational Quotes
  • 1. Tragedy of Life

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    "Lifes Tragedy is that we get old to soon and wise too late."

    2. Need Advice

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    "Wise men dont need advice. Fools wont take it."

    3. Do it wrong

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    "I Didn't Fail the Test, I Just Found 100 Ways to Do It Wrong"

    4. Teach and Involve

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

    5. Miserable Man

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    "It is the working man who is the happy man. It is the idle man who is the miserable man."

    6. Read or do something

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    "Either write something worth reading or do something worth writing."

    7. Fear and Failure

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    "Do not fear mistakes. You will know failure. Continue to reach out."

    8. Be Prepared

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    "By failing to prepare, you are preparing to fail"

    9. Condemn and complain

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    "Any fool can criticize, condemn and complain - and most fools do"

    10. never without a reason

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    "Anger is never without a reason, but seldom with a good one"


    He also played a significant role in establishing the University of Pennsylvania and became the 6th president of Pennsylvania as well. Being an active post-master for the colonies he was also successful in setting up the national communications network. He played a significant role in American Revolution and towards the end of his life had released all his slaves becoming one of the most noteworthy abolitionists. Benjamin Franklin’s quotes continue to be a source of inspiration and a motivator for greatness for many.

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