Benjamin Franklin (Wikipedia) was one of the Founding Fathers of the United States. A renowned polymath, Franklin was a leading author, printer, political theorist, politician, freemason, postmaster, scientist, inventor, civic activist, statesman, and diplomat. As a scientist, he was a major figure in the American Enlightenment and the history of physics for his discoveries and theories regarding electricity.
As an inventor, he is known for the lightning rod, bifocals, and the Franklin stove, among other inventions. He facilitated many civic organizations, including Philadelphia’s fire department and a university. Here are 40 inspiring quotes by Benjamin Franklin on politics, moral, liberty and peace. He is one of the only 2 non presidential people featured on the US Dollar bill, this is because he is one of the founding fathers of the USA.
Tell me and I forget, teach me and I remember, involve me and I learn.
By failing to prepare, you are preparing to fail.
Be at war with your vices, at peace with your neighbors, and let every new year find you a better man.
An investment knowledge pays the best interest.
Early to bed and early to rise makes a man healthy, wealthy, and wise.