Author: Benjamin Franklin

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

(1706 – 1790) American statesman, author, scientist & inventor

Three may keep a secret… if two of them are dead.

(1706 – 1790) American statesman, author, scientist & inventor

Ne'er take a wife till thou hast a house (and a fire) to put her in.

(1706 – 1790) American statesman, author, scientist & inventor

Love thy neighbor… but don't pull down your hedge.

(1706 – 1790) American statesman, author, scientist & inventor

God heals and the doctor takes the fee.

(1706 – 1790) American statesman, author, scientist & inventor

Beware of the young doctor and the old barber.

(1706 – 1790) American statesman, author, scientist & inventor

Why should I give my readers bad lines of my own when good ones of other people’s are so plenty?

(1706 – 1790) American statesman, author, scientist & inventor

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

(1706 – 1790) American statesman, author, scientist & inventor

I know not which lives more unnatural lives, obeying husbands, or commanding wives.

(1706 – 1790) American statesman, author, scientist & inventor

We are all born ignorant, but one must work hard to remain stupid.

(1706 – 1790) American statesman, author, scientist & inventor

A countryman between two lawyers is like a fish between two cats.

(1706 – 1790) American statesman, author, scientist & inventor

Fish and visitors smell in three days.

(1706 – 1790) American statesman, author, scientist & inventor

Any fool can criticize, condemn, and complain… and most fools do.

(1706 – 1790) American statesman, author, scientist & inventor

Either write something worth reading or do something worth writing.

(1706 – 1790) American statesman, author, scientist & inventor

He that lies down with dogs, shall rise up with fleas.

(1706 – 1790) American statesman, author, scientist & inventor

To find out a girl’s faults, praise her to her girl friends.

(1706 – 1790) American statesman, author, scientist & inventor

If your head is wax, don't walk in the sun.

(1706 – 1790) American statesman, author, scientist & inventor

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

(1706 – 1790) American statesman, author, scientist & inventor

Death takes no bribes.

(1706 – 1790) American statesman, author, scientist & inventor

Beer is proof that God loves us and wants us to be happy.

(1706 – 1790) American statesman, author, scientist & inventor

When man and woman die, as poets sung, his heart's the last part moves, her last, the tongue.

(1706 – 1790) American statesman, author, scientist & inventor













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