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 none presidential person featured on the US Dollar bill, this is because he is one of the founding father of the USA.
Tell me and I forget, teach me and I remember, involved 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.
They who can give up essential liberty to obtain a little temporary safety deserve neither liberty nor safety.
We are all born ignorant but one must work hard to remain stupid.
In this world nothing can be said to be certain, except death and taxes.
Either write something worth reading or do something worth writing.