Franklin, Benjamin2018-01-13T19:02:34+00:00
Portrait of Benjamin Franklin.
Portrait of Benjamin Franklin.

Benjamin Franklin Quotes

January 17, 1706–April 17, 1790

Quotes Related to Benjamin Franklin

“God heals, and the doctor takes the fees.”

“God helps them that help themselves.”

“Work as if you were to live 100 years; pray as if you were to die tomorrow.”

“Keep your eyes open before marriage, half shut afterwards.”

“My father convinced me that nothing was useful which was not honest.”

“Freedom is not a gift bestowed upon us by other men, but a right that belongs to us by the laws of God and nature.”

“Virtue alone is sufficient to make a man great, glorious and happy.”

“Only a virtuous people are capable of freedom. As nations become corrupt and vicious, they have more need of masters.”

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  • Article Title Benjamin Franklin Quotes
  • Coverage January 17, 1706–April 17, 1790
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  • Keywords benjamin franklin
  • Website Name American History Central
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  • Access Date December 17, 2018
  • Publisher R.Squared Communications, LLC
  • Original Published Date
  • Date of Last Update January 13, 2018