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what is benjamin franklins most famous quote?

.i need one of benjamin franklins most famous quotes, preferably the most famous one, if there is one, THANK YOU!

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  1. "Mary had a little lamb"
  2. "I like pie!"
  3. 'a penny saved is a penny earned'
  4. a penny saved is a penny earned
  5. "Put me on the one hundred dollar bill."
  6. "Beer is proof that God loves us and wants us to be happy"
  7. "Pockets full of Ben Franks!"
  8. franklin wrote poor richard's almanac...." a penny saved is a penny earned. early to bed and early to rise makes a man healthy and wealthy and wise." are a couple that i remember right off the top of my head.
  9. My Favorite is: A slip of the foot you may soon recover, but a slip of the tongue you may never get over.
  10. Ahh! My kite is a buzz with electricity! Let's make the national animal a wild turkey instead of an eagle hum dee dum I wear glasses la la la.
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  13. A countryman between two lawyers is like a fish between two cats. Benjamin Franklin A good conscience is a continual Christmas. Benjamin Franklin A great empire, like a great cake, is most easily diminished at the edges. Benjamin Franklin A house is not a home unless it contains food and fire for the mind as well as the body. Benjamin Franklin A learned blockhead is a greater blockhead than an ignorant one. Benjamin Franklin A life of leisure and a life of laziness are two things. There will be sleeping enough in the grave. Benjamin Franklin A man wrapped up in himself makes a very small bundle. Benjamin Franklin A penny saved is a penny earned. Benjamin Franklin A place for everything, everything in its place. Benjamin Franklin A small leak can sink a great ship. Benjamin Franklin Absence sharpens love, presence strengthens it. Benjamin Franklin Admiration is the daughter of ignorance. Benjamin Franklin All mankind is divided into three classes: those that are immovable, those that are movable, and those that move. Benjamin Franklin All wars are follies, very expensive and very mischievous ones. Benjamin Franklin All who think cannot but see there is a sanction like that of religion which binds us in partnership in the serious work of the world. Benjamin Franklin An investment in knowledge pays the best interest. Benjamin Franklin And whether you're an honest man, or whether you're a thief,Depends on whose solicitor has given me my brief. Benjamin Franklin Anger is never without a reason, but seldom with a good one. Benjamin Franklin Any fool can criticize, condemn and complain and most fools do. Benjamin Franklin Any society that would give up a little liberty to gain a little security will deserve neither and lose both. Benjamin Franklin Anyone who trades liberty for security deserves neither liberty nor security. Benjamin Franklin Applause waits on success. Benjamin Franklin As we must account for every idle word, so must we account for every idle silence. Benjamin Franklin At twenty years of age the will reigns; at thirty, the wit; and at forty, the judgment. Benjamin Franklin Be at war with your vices, at peace with your neighbors, and let every new year find you a better man. Benjamin Franklin Be slow in choosing a friend, slower in changing. Benjamin Franklin Beauty and folly are old companions. Benjamin Franklin Beer is living proof that God loves us and wants us to be happy. Benjamin Franklin Being ignorant is not so much a shame, as being unwilling to learn. Benjamin Franklin Beware of little expenses. A small leak will sink a great ship. Benjamin Franklin Beware the hobby that eats. Benjamin Franklin Buy what thou hast no need of and ere long thou shalt sell thy necessities. Benjamin Franklin By failing to prepare, you are preparing to fail. Benjamin Franklin Certainty? In this world nothing is certain but death and taxes. Benjamin Franklin Content makes poor men rich; discontent makes rich men poor. Benjamin Franklin Creditors have better memories than debtors. Benjamin Franklin Diligence is the mother of good luck. Benjamin Franklin Distrust and caution are the parents of security. Benjamin Franklin Do good to your friends to keep them, to your enemies to win them. Benjamin Franklin Do not fear mistakes. You will know failure. Continue to reach out. Benjamin Franklin Do not squander time for that is the stuff life is made of. Benjamin Franklin Dost thou love life? Then do not squander time, for that is the stuff life is made of. Benjamin Franklin Each year one vicious habit discarded, in time might make the worst of us good. Benjamin Franklin Eat to please thyself, but dress to please others. Benjamin Franklin Either write something worth reading or do something worth writing. Benjamin Franklin Employ thy time well, if thou meanest to gain leisure. Benjamin Franklin Energy and persistence conquer all things. Benjamin Franklin Even peace may be purchased at too high a price. Benjamin Franklin Experience is a dear teacher, but fools will learn at no other. Benjamin Franklin Experience keeps a dear school, but fools will learn in no other. Benjamin Franklin Fatigue is the best pillow. Benjamin Franklin For having lived long, I have experienced many instances of being obliged, by better information or fuller consideration, to change opinions, even on important subjects, which I once thought right but found to be otherwise. Benjamin Franklin Gain may be temporary and uncertain; but ever while you live, expense is constant and certain: and it is easier to build two chimneys than to keep one in fuel. Benjamin Franklin Games lubricate the body and the mind. Benjamin Franklin Genius without education is like silver in the mine. Benjamin Franklin God helps those who help themselves. Ben
  14. “Beer is proof that God loves us and wants us to be happy.” Benjamin Franklin
  15. "A PENNY SAVED, IS A PENNY EARNED"
  16. A countryman between two lawyers is like a fish between two cats. A good conscience is a continual Christmas. A slip of the foot you may soon recover, but a slip of the tongue you may never get over. All human situations have their inconveniences. We feel those of the present but neither see nor feel those of the future; and hence we often make troublesome changes without amendment, and frequently for the worse. All would live long, but none would be old. An investment in knowledge always pays the best interest. Anger is never without Reason, but seldom with a good One. At 20 years of age the will reigns, at 30 the wit, at 40 the judgment. Be civil to all; sociable to many; familiar with few; friend to one; enemy to none. Be slow in choosing a friend, slower in changing. Beware of the young doctor and the old barber. Content makes poor men rich; discontentment makes rich men poor. Do not anticipate trouble, or worry about what may never happen. Keep in the sunlight. Drive thy business or it will drive thee. Early to bed and early to rise makes a man healthy, wealthy, and wise. Educate your children to self-control, to the habit of holding passion and prejudice and evil tendencies subject to an upright and reasoning will, and you have done much to abolish misery from their future and crimes from society. Employ thy time well, if thou meanest to get leisure. Energy and persistence conquer all things. Genius without education is like silver in the mine. Glass, china, and reputation are easily cracked, and never well mended. God heals, and the doctor takes the fees. Having been poor is no shame, but being ashamed of it, is. He is ill clothed that is bare of virtue. He that blows the coals in quarrels that he has nothing to do with, has no right to complain if the sparks fly in his face. He that can have patience can have what he will. He that falls in love with himself will have no rivals. He that is good for making excuses is seldom good for anything else. He that is of the opinion money will do everything may well be suspected of doing everything for money. He that lives upon hope will die fasting. He that would live in peace and at ease, must not speak all he knows nor judge all he sees.
  17. I am going to give you two of his most famous quotes in the hopes of winning ten points.But if you have to have THE absolute most famous quote by him it is definately number 2, death and taxes. You will receive an A on your paper/homework. 1. Early to bed and early to rise makes a man healthy, wealthy, and wise. 2.But in this world nothing can be said to be certain, except death and taxes
  18. God gave us the knowledge to make beer because he loves us and wants us to be happy
  19. "There never was a good war or a bad peace." - I would say this is his most famous quote. “Anyone who trades liberty for security deserves neither liberty nor security.” “He that is good for making excuses is seldom good for anything else.” “To lengthen thy life, lessen thy meals.” “Without continual growth and progress, such words as improvement, achievement, and success have no meaning.” “I didn't fail the test, I just found 100 ways to do it wrong.” “He that displays too often his wife and his wallet is in danger of having both of them borrowed.” “To Follow by faith alone is to follow blindly.” “We are all born ignorant, but one must work hard to remain stupid.” “If a man empties his purse into his head, no man can take it away from him. An investment in knowledge always pays the best interest.” “Speak ill of no man, but speak all the good you know of everybody.” Go to the website below to find many, many more.
  20. They that can give up essential liberty to obtain a little temporary safety deserve neither liberty nor safety. By Benjamin Franklin He believed that freedom for the people is the number one thing to a great country and that safety is another number one thing that must be focused on; otherwise, it's just not worth it.
  21. Well, i'm not sure, but my favorites are: 1) A slip of the foot you may soon recover, but a slip of the tongue you may never get over. 2) Resolve to perform what you ought, perform without fail what you resolve. 3) Wish not so much to live long as to live well.(this one is very famous) These quotes that are by Benjamin (Ben) Franklin are my fave.