Favorite Quotations ~† Benjamin Franklin Clever
Ben Franklin

"Necessity has no law." ~ Benjamin Franklin


Wise men don't need advice. Fools won't take it.

If you would be loved, love, and be loveable.

Trouble knocked on the door, but, hearing laughter, hurried away.

In this world, nothing is certain but death and taxes.

He is ill clothed that is bare of virtue.

Laziness travels so slowly that poverty soon over takes it.

He that wonít be counseled canít be helped.

To lengthen thy Life, lessen thy meals.

He that is good for making excuses is seldom good for anything else.

Write injuries in dust, benefits in marble.

To err is human, to repent divine; to persist devilish.

When you're finished changing, you're finished.

A long life may not be good enough, but a good life is long enough.

An investment in knowledge always pays the best interest.