Benjamin Franklin

Benjamin Franklin died on 17 April 01790 and this collection of his quotes was created on the 222nd anniversary of his death. The collection was initialized with the six Ben Franklin quotes that were in the GDT::Quotes collection on 17 April 02012.

The money that makes money makes more money.
-- Benjamin Franklin (01706-01790) {polymath/Founding Father of the U.S.; more...} [money/freedom]

The Constitution only gives people the right to pursue happiness. You have to catch it yourself.
-- Benjamin Franklin (01706-01790) {polymath/Founding Father of the U.S.; more...} [happiness/life]

I didn't fail the test, I just found 100 ways to do it wrong.
-- Benjamin Franklin (01706-01790) {polymath/Founding Father of the U.S.; more...} [failure]

A man is not completely born until he is dead.
-- Benjamin Franklin (01706-01790) {polymath/Founding Father of the U.S.; more...} [life/death]

An investment in knowledge always pays the best interest.
-- Benjamin Franklin (01706-01790) {polymath/Founding Father of the U.S.; more...} [knowledge]

He was so learned that he could name a horse in nine languages;
so ignorant that he bought a cow to ride on.

-- Benjamin Franklin (01706-01790) {polymath/Founding Father of the U.S.; more...} [life]

Quotes Added After This Collection Was Created

By failing to prepare, you are preparing to fail.
-- Benjamin Franklin (01706-01790) {polymath/Founding Father of the U.S.; more...} [life]

Either write something worth reading or do something worth writing.
-- Benjamin Franklin (01706-01790) {polymath/Founding Father of the U.S.; more...} [life] [added 17 Apr 02013]


Creator: Gerald Thurman [gthurman@gmail.com]
Created: 17 April 2012
Last Modified: Wednesday, 17-Apr-2013 07:01:14 MST