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27 Awe Inspiring Benjamin Franklin Quotes

Joel Brown (Founder of Addicted2Success.com)

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27 Awe Inspiring Benjamin Franklin Quotes

Benjamin Franklin was one of the founding fathers of the United States. He was an author, politician, inventor, scientist, civic activist, diplomat and statesman.

Here are some Benjamin Franklin Quotes:

27 Inspiring Benjamin Franklin Quotes:

1. “Do not anticipate trouble, or worry about what may never happen. Keep in the sunlight.” – Benjamin Franklin

2. “Drive thy business or it will drive thee.” – Benjamin Franklin

3. “You may delay, but time will not.” – Benjamin Franklin

4. “If a man empties his purse into his head no one can take it away from him. An investment in knowledge always pays the best interest.” – Benjamin Franklin

5. “Well done is better than well said.” – Benjamin Franklin

6. “Content makes poor men rich; discontentment makes rich men poor.” – Benjamin Franklin

7. “Who is wise? He that learns from every one.” – Benjamin Franklin

8. “If you would be wealthy, think of saving as well as getting.” – Benjamin Franklin

9. “Who is powerful? He that governs his Passions.” – Benjamin Franklin

10th Benjamin Franklin Quote – “Early to bed and early to rise makes a man healthy, wealthy, and wise.” – Benjamin Franklin

11. “Employ your time well, if you mean to get leisure.” – Benjamin Franklin

12. “Do you love life? Then do not squander time, for that’s the stuff life is made of.” – Benjamin Franklin

13. “Energy and persistence conquer all things.” – Benjamin Franklin

 

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14. “Take it from Richard, poor and lame, what’s begun in anger ends in shame.” – Benjamin Franklin

15. “Perhaps the history of the errors of mankind, all things considered, is more valuable and interesting than that of their discoveries.” – Benjamin Franklin

16. “Having been poor is no shame, but being ashamed of it, is.” – Benjamin Franklin

17. “Sloth makes all things difficult, but industry, all things easy. He that rises late must trot all day, and shall scarce overtake his business at night, while laziness travels so slowly that poverty soon overtakes him.” – Benjamin Franklin

18. “Never leave that till tomorrow which you can do today.” – Benjamin Franklin

19. “If you would know the value of money, go try to borrow some; for he that goes a-borrowing goes a-sorrowing.” – Benjamin Franklin

20th Benjamin Franklin Quote – “If you would persuade, you must appeal to interest rather than intellect.” – Benjamin Franklin

21. “He that can have patience can have what he will.” – Benjamin Franklin

22. “He that is good for making excuses is seldom good for anything else.” – Benjamin Franklin

23. “Creditors have better memories than debtors.” – Benjamin Franklin

24. “He that is of the opinion that money will do everything may well be suspected of doing everything for money.” – Benjamin Franklin

25. “Hide not your talents, they for use were made. What’s a sun-dial in the shade?” – Benjamin Franklin

26. “To the generous mind the heaviest debt is that of gratitude, when it is not in our power to repay it.” – Benjamin Franklin

27. “It is the working man who is the happy man. It is the idle man who is the miserable man.” – Benjamin Franklin

What’s your favorite Benjamin Franklin Quote? Share your favorite quote in the comment section below.

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  1. Mary

    Feb 4, 2019 at 7:16 am

    Great Quotes! I heard Benjamin Franklin wrote this quote. Can you verify it, and correct it if it is wrong? “We can’t always control what happens to us; we can control what happens within…” ~ Thank you! Mary

  2. Ben

    Jun 22, 2016 at 5:18 pm

    Great quotes by Benjamin Franklin!
    My favorite one is “Never leave that till tomorrow which you can do today.”
    Thanks!

  3. Priya

    Jan 22, 2016 at 1:49 am

    Awesome quotes !

  4. Stephen Osoko

    Jan 15, 2016 at 1:13 pm

    “Who is wise? He that learns from every one.” – Benjamin Franklin
    This is something I try to do with everyone I meet.
    Whether it’s learning something to not do or something to do, it’s always beneficial!
    Shortens the learning curve.
    Great Post!

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30 Inspirational Quotes by Michelle Obama That Will Lift Everyone Up

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Michelle Obama, wife of former United States President, Barack Obama, an American lawyer and writer, a former First Lady of the United States of America, a mom, an author and a style icon. In the eight amazing years that she served as the First Lady of the United States of America, she managed to become an inspiration for women all across the globe.

She has always spoken and worked towards equal rights for women, education for girls and healthy living. She is the proper definition of the modern-day revolutionary woman. Over the last couple of years, she has been encouraging people everywhere with her incredible words of wisdom and motivation. Every single person – young or old, is sure to take inspiration and motivation from her words.

Here are 30 quotes spoken by Michelle Obama:

1. “When they go low, we go high.”

2. “Success isn’t about how much money you make. It’s about the difference you make in people’s lives.”

3. “Always stay true to yourself and never let what somebody else says distract you from your goals.”

4. “The only limit to the height of your achievement is the reach of your dreams and your willingness to work hard for them.”

5. “Being a healthy woman isn’t about getting on a scale or measuring your waistline. We need to start focusing on what matters – on how we feel, and how we feel about ourselves.”

6. “As women, we must stand up for ourselves. As women, we must stand up for each other. As women, we must stand up for justice for all.”

7. “No matter who you are, no matter where you come from, you are BEAUTIFUL.”

8. “Always stay true to yourself and never let what somebody says distract you from your goals.”

9. “No country can ever truly flourish if it stifles the potential of its women and deprives itself of the contribution of half of its citizens.”

10. “You don’t have to say anything to the haters. You don’t have to acknowledge them at all. You just wake up every morning and be the best you can be. And that tends to shut them up.”

11. “Instead of letting your hardships and failures discourage or exhaust you, let them inspire you. Let them make you even hungrier to succeed.”

12.Empower yourselves with a good education, then get out there and use that education to build a country worthy of your boundless promise.”

13. “When girls are educated, their countries become stronger and more prosperous.”

14. “Success is only meaningful and enjoyable if it feels like your own.”

15. “Choose people who lift you up.”

16. “The difference between a broken community and a thriving one is the presence of women who are valued.”

17. “Don’t be afraid. Be focused. Be determined. Be hopeful. Be empowered.”

18. “Just do what works for you because there will always be someone who thinks differently.”

19. “Every girl, no matter where she lives, deserves the opportunity to develop the promise inside of her.”

20. “Just try new things. Don’t be afraid. Step out of your comfort zones and soar.”

21. “Do not bring people in your life who weigh you down. Trust your instincts, good relationships feel good, they feel right, they don’t hurt.”

22. “The one way to get me to work my hardest was to doubt me.”

23. “Don’t ever make decisions based on fear. Make decisions based on hope and possibility. Make decisions based on what should happen, not what shouldn’t.”

24. “I have learned that as long as I hold fast to my beliefs and values – and follow my own moral compass – then the only expectations I need to live up to are my own.”

25. “Changing the big picture takes time… and the best thing to do is focus on the things that we can make in our lives. If we’re doing all that – that becomes the collage of real change.”

26. “People who are truly strong lift others up. People who are truly powerful bring others together.”

27. “We need to do a better job of putting ourselves higher on our own ‘to do’ list.”

28. “You can’t make decisions based on fear and the possibility of what might happen.”

29. “I am an example of what is possible when girls from the beginning of their lives are loved and nurtured by people around them. I was surrounded by extraordinary women in my life who taught me about quiet strength and dignity.”

30. “If my future were determined just by my performance on a standardized test, I wouldn’t be here. I guarantee you that.”

What is your favorite quote from Michelle Obama? Comment Below!

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