Great Benjamin Franklin Quotes

I didn’t fail the test, I just found 100 ways to do it wrong.

Well done is better than well said.

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

Plough deep while sluggards sleep.

Lost time is never found again.

Be at war with your vices, at peace with your neighbours, and let every new year find you a better man.

The best doctor gives the least medicines.

Early to bed and early to rise makes a man healthy, wealthy and wise.

Many people die at twenty-five and aren’t buried until they are seventy-five.

Well done is better than well said.

When confronted with two courses of action I jot down on a piece of paper all the arguments in favor of each one, then on the opposite side I write the arguments against each one. Then by weighing the arguments pro and con and cancelling them out, one against the other, I take the course indicated by what remains.

The learned fool writes his nonsense in better language than the unlearned, but it is still nonsense.

The next thing most like living one’s life over again seems to be a recollection of that life, and to make that recollection as durable as possible by putting it down in writing.

Either write something worth reading or do something worth writing.

Motivation is when your dreams put on work clothes

I have lived, Sir, a long time and the longer I live, the more convincing proofs I see of this truth — that God governs in the affairs of men. And if a sparrow cannot fall to the ground without his notice, is it probable that an empire can rise without his aid? We have been assured, Sir, in the sacred writings that “except the Lord build they labor in vain that build it.” I firmly believe this; and I also believe that without his concurring aid we shall succeed in this political building no better than the Builders of Babel.