Inspirational Quotes & Positive Life Messages

10 Inspiring Quotes by Benjamin Franklin

Collection of quotes by Benjamin Franklin, one of the founding fathers of United States of America. A noted polymath, Benjamin Franklin was a leading author, politician, scientist, musician, inventor, civic activist, statesman, and diplomat.
  • All mankind is divided into three classes: those who are immovable, those who are movable; and those who move.

    ~ Benjamin Franklin
  • Approve not of him who commends all you say

    ~ Benjamin Franklin
  • Be civil to all, sociable to many, familiar with few, friend to one, enemy to none

    ~ Benjamin Franklin
  • Be slow in choosing a friend, slower in changing.

    ~ Benjamin Franklin
  • Clean your finger before you point at my spots

    ~ Benjamin Franklin
  • Do good to thy friend to keep him, to thy enemy to gain him.

    ~ Benjamin Franklin
  • Don't overload Gratitude; if you do, she'll kick.

    ~ Benjamin Franklin
  • He that lies down with dogs, shall rise up with fleas.

    ~ Benjamin Franklin
  • He that scatters Thorns, let him not go barefoot

    ~ Benjamin Franklin
  • If you would keep your Secret from an enemy, tell it not to a friend.

    ~ Benjamin Franklin
  • It is easier to prevent bad habits than to break them.

    ~ Benjamin Franklin
  • Laws too gentle are seldom obeyed; too severe, seldom executed.

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

    ~ Benjamin Franklin
  • Time is money.

    ~ Benjamin Franklin
  • Up, sluggard, and waste not life; in the grave will be sleeping enough

    ~ Benjamin Franklin
  • Waste neither time nor money, but make the best use of both. Without industry and frugality, nothing will do, and with them everything.

    ~ Benjamin Franklin
  • We do not stop playing because we grow old, we grow old because we stop playing!

    ~ Benjamin Franklin
  • Well done, is twice done.

    ~ Benjamin Franklin
  • Whatever is begun in anger ends in shame.

    ~ Benjamin Franklin
  • When the well is dry, they know the worth of water

    ~ Benjamin Franklin
  • You may delay, but time will not.

    ~ Benjamin Franklin