Quotes by Benjamin Franklin

"Either write something worth reading or do something worth writing."
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"Three may keep a secret, if two of them are dead."
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"They who can give up essential liberty to obtain a little temporary safety deserve neither liberty nor safety."
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"Tell me and I forget, teach me and I may remember, involve me and I learn."
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"He that can have patience can have what he will."
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Books by Benjamin Franklin

  • The Way to Wealth
  • 2,278 ratings
  • September 1st 1986 by Applewood Books

    (first published 1757)

  • The Octopus
  • 1,665 ratings
  • October 1st 1968 by Peter Smith Publisher

    (first published January 1st 1901)

  • Wit and Wisdom
  • 310 ratings
  • March 1st 1998 by Peter Pauper Press

    (first published November 30th 1948)

Benjamin Franklin
  • Benjamin Franklin

  • Date of birth: January 17, 1706
  • Died: April 17, 1790
  • Born: in Boston, Massachusetts, The United States.

  • Description: Benjamin Franklin was a writer, a philosopher, a scientist, a politician, a patriot, a Founding Father, an inventor, and publisher. He helped with the founding of the United States of America and changed the world with his discoveries about electricity. His writings such as Poor Richards' Almanac have provided wisdom for 17 years to the colonies.

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