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Benjamin Franklin Quotes

If you would not be forgotten as soon as you are dead, either write things worth reading or do things worth writing.

Our new Constitution is now established, and has an appearance that promises permanency; but in this world nothing can be said to be certain, except death and taxes.

Wealth is not his that has it, but his that enjoys it.

Read much, but not many books.

God will certainly reward virtue and punish vice, either here or hereafter.

Reading makes a full man, meditation a profound man, discourse a clear man.

Money never made a man happy yet, nor will it. The more a man has, the more he wants. Instead of filling a vacuum, it makes one.

Whatever is begun in anger, ends in shame.

There are no gains without pains.

At twenty years of age, the will reigns; at thirty, the wit; and at forty, the judgement.

Either write something worth reading or do something worth writing.

Where sense is wanting, everything is wanting.

Those disputing, contradicting, and confuting people are generally unfortunate in their affairs. They get victory, sometimes, but they never get good will, which would be of more use to them.

We must, indeed, all hang together or, most assuredly, we shall all hang separately.

The key to a healthy marriage is to keep your eyes wide open before you wed and half-closed thereafter.