Tuesday, 17 January 2017

25 Quotes By Benjamin Franklin About Wealth

Chukwu Emmanuel     January 17, 2017     No comments

Benjamin Franklin (January 17, 1706 – April 17, 1790) was one of the Founding Fathers of the United States. Franklin was a renowned polymath and a leading author, printer, political theorist, politician, Freemason, postmaster, scientist, inventor, civic activist, statesman, and diplomat.

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25 Quotes By Benjamin Franklin About Wealth:

"Buy what you do not need, and soon you will sell your necessities." - Benjamin Franklin

"If you want to know the value of money, go and try to borrow some." - Benjamin Franklin

"Fools make feasts, and wise men eat them," - Benjamin Franklin

"Always taking out of the pot, and never putting in, one soon comes to the bottom." - Benjamin Franklin

"Beware of little expenses; A small leak will sink a great ship." - Benjamin Franklin

"If you would be wealthy, think of saving, as well as getting. Many a little makes a mickle." - Benjamin Franklin

"A little neglect may breed great mischief; for want of nail the shoe was lost; for want of a shoe the horse was lost; and for want of a horse the rider was lost, being overtaken and slain by enemy; all for want of little care about a horse shoe nail." - Benjamin Franklin

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"If you would have a faithful servant and one that you like - serve yourself." - Benjamin Franklin

"Plough deep, while sluggards sleep, and you shall have corn to sell and keep." - Benjamin Franklin

"Handle your tools without mittens: Remember, that the cat in gloves catches no mice." - Benjamin Franklin

"Industry pays debts, while despair increaseth them." - Benjamin Franklin

"Work while it is called today, for you know not how much may be hindered tomorrow." - Benjamin Franklin

"If you were a servant, would you not be ashamed that a good master should catch you idle? Are you then your own master? Be ashamed to catch yourself idle; there is so much to be done for yourself, your family, your country and your king."

"A ploughman on his legs is higher than a gentleman on his knees." - Benjamin Franklin

"He that has a trade, has an estate; and he that has a calling, has an office of profit and honour; but then the trade must be worked at, and the calling well followed, or neither the estate nor the office will enable us to pay our taxes." - Benjamin Franklin

"Lost time is never found again; and what we call time is never found again; and what we call time enough always proves little enough." - Benjamin Franklin

"If we are industrious we shall never starve; for, 'at  the working man's house, hunger looks in but dares not enter'." - Benjamin Franklin

"Early to bed, and early to rise, makes a man healthy and wise." - Benjamin Franklin

"If you love life, then do not squander time, for that is the stuff life is made of." - Benjamin Franklin

"The sleeping fox catches no poultry and that there will be sleeping enough in the grave." - Benjamin Franklin

"Pride breakfasted with plenty, dined with poverty and supped with infamy." - Benjamin Franklin

"Diligence is the mother of good luck, and God gives all things to industry." - Benjamin Franklin

"It is hard for an empty bag to stand upright." - Benjamin Franklin

"Poverty often deprives a man of all and virtue." - Benjamin Franklin

"When the well is dry, they know the worth of water." - Benjamin Franklin

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