32 Wise Benjamin Franklin Quotes To Learn From

Franklin said that the country was founded on the principles of self reliance.

I’ve been thinking about Franklin for a long time. And I’ve been thinking about him, because I’m an author, so I’ve been thinking about how he thought and how he wrote. And I’m also a politician, so I’ve been thinking about how he used his ideas to influence the political climate.

23 Wise Benjamin Franklin Quotes

Tell me and I forget.
Teach me and I remember.
Involve me and I learn.

It is better to be the first one to bed and rise at dawn than be the last.

Knowledge is power! The most important thing to know about technology is that it will be around for a long time. Therefore, it is important to continually learn and to do that, a degree is a necessary step to take. The most important thing a student should know and keep in mind is that a degree is a door to many different opportunities.

Money does not make people happy. It is only there to be used as a tool to improve the opportunities to achieve happiness in your life.

A true friend of yours will let you know when you’ve earned a reputation of honesty. A true friend will not stand by while you lose a reputation for honesty.

When you’re doing something, you should be as swift as you are certain.

This quote is great because it makes more sense than the other quotes since you can do so much with it. For example you could make an entire list of jobs, and say that the first two occupations are the best because they bring the most happiness and the most money. Then you could make a list of jobs that you don’t want, and say that the last two occupations are the worst because you are miserable while doing them.

I had failed at reaching out. It had come back to me.
I had failed at reaching out. But I knew failure.
I knew failure, and I knew it well.
I knew failure, and I knew it well.
I knew failure, and I knew it well.

If you don’t take the time to prepare and execute a successful plan then it is almost certain that you will fail in whatever you are trying to accomplish.

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People tend to stay stupid unless they put effort in trying to learn new things.

There is no such thing as progress without continual growth and improvement, and there is no such thing as achievement without success.

Time is a great healer, because you can’t go back and get it, but you can learn a lot by spending time looking at it.

All of the actions we take in our life will have a profound effect on our reputation. If we make the right ones, positive, we’ll have a positive reputation. If we do the wrong ones, even the smallest, we’ll have a negative reputation. The more good we do, the stronger our reputation will be, and the more people will want to be associated with it.

People can’t read without the proper training. If you are to learn to do something, always do the best you can.

This is true most of the time. A few things are definitely true:
Death and taxes. Death in the family, death of a loved one, taxes, and death of a pet.

If you do well, you’ll always be in good shape.

If you want to make more money working online, you need to minimize the cost of running your business, and “a small leak will sink a great ship” is true at any time. It is especially true for startup cost so keep in mind to avoid some small expenses that might cost you a lot in the long run.

Money is a powerful tool. It has the ability to change our lives in a way that few other things can. You can make your dreams come true with it. You can change your life. You can be a better person.

It’s the difference between changing your body and your body becoming a new person.

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When we’re living in the future, we should expect that things will change as time goes on. It’s important to remain flexible.

If there is one thing that everyone can agree on it is that we are not static and this statement can be applied to both the people and objects around us. For example, if we look at the world around us, we can see that there are things that are fixed and immovable. On the other hand, there are things that are mobile, like the objects that float in the ocean, and not so much like people, such as the leaves that make up a tree.

You should be angry about the current political climate if you know or care about history or politics. Anger is often a response to fear and insecurity, so I would suggest that if you want to be angry, you might be better off taking a look at the current political landscape.

I have never met the person who has worked harder than I have. I have an entire lifetime to sleep, and I’m going to make the best of it.

A wise man once said that a person’s net worth is usually determined by the amount of stuff they have managed to accumulate after subtracting their bad habits from their good ones.

Poverty is a bad problem and I believe that poverty is actually a better problem to have then not being poor. A poor person can still be happy and well fed. An average person, who has not achieved a higher position like being a doctor, a lawyer, or a manager can be happy just living the average life with no money to buy food to eat and no money to buy a car to go to work.

The first way to be happy is to lower our desires or reduce the things we want. We can either work less or spend less money or work more efficient or save more money. The result is always the same: We feel satisfied.

There are times that we need to use excuses to justify any situation. They are a way of escaping from the responsibility of the problem.

If everyone stopped being judgmental and just started doing their best to be kind, the world would be a better place.

Most people wake up early to read the news and look at the obituary page. If your name is not in the obit, you really need to wake up earlier.

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You don’t have to tell them the other person is doing something wrong, but making any sort of statement will give them ammunition to use against you. Be careful.

I believe the best way to find out if someone’s a good person is to judge them by what they are willing to admit when they are wrong. Some people like to talk about how they were terrible at an event or how they haven’t been able to get a job yet, but if you don’t judge them on those things, they’ll keep giving excuses.


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