Benjamin Franklin was one of the Founding Fathers of the United States.
He was Born January 17, 1706 and Died April 17, 1790.
Ben Franklin was a renowned polymath and a leading author, printer, political theorist, politician, freemason, postmaster, scientist, inventor, civic activist, statesman, and diplomat.
A few of his quotes:
“A brother may not be a friend, but a friend will always be a brother.”
“A good conscience is a continual Christmas.”
“A great talker may be no fool, but he is one that relies on him.”
“A man of words and not of deeds, is like a garden full of weeds.”
“A penny saved is a penny earned.”
“An investment in knowledge pays the best interest.”
“An old young man will be a young old man.”
“By failing to prepare, you are preparing to fail.”
"Drive thy business or it will drive thee.”
“Early to bed and early to rise makes a man healthy, wealthy and wise.”
"Eat to please yourself, but dress to please others.”
“Either write something worth reading or do something worth writing.
“Energy and persistence conquer all things.”
“Fear to do ill, and you need fear naught else.”
“Glass, china, and reputation are easily cracked and never well mended.”
“God helps them who help themselves,”
“I believe long habits of virtue have a sensible effect on the countenance.”
“If you would not be forgotten, do things worth remembering.”
“It is the working man who is the happy man. It is the idle man who is the miserable man.”
“It takes many good deeds to build a good reputation, and only one bad one to lose it.”
“Tell me and I forget. Teach me and I remember. Involve me and I learn.”
“To succeed, jump as quickly at opportunities as you do at conclusions.”
“We are all born ignorant, but one must work hard to remain stupid.”
“We must, indeed, all hang together or, most assuredly, we shall all hang separately.”
“Well done is better than well said.”
“You may delay, but time will not.”