quotes tagged with 'benjaminfranklin'


He that is of the opinion money will do everything may well be suspected of doing everything for money.

Author: Benjamin Franklin, Source: UnknownSaved by tabe218 in benjaminfranklin money 7 years ago[save this] [permalink]

The good Education of Youth has been esteemed by wise Men in all Ages, as the surest Foundation of the Happiness both of private Families and of Common-wealths. Almost all Governments have therefore made it a principal Object of their Attention, to establish and endow with proper Revenues, such Seminaries of Learning, as might supply the succeeding Age with Men qualified to serve the Publick with Honour to themselves, and to their Country.

Author: Benjamin Franklin, Source: Proposals Relating to the Education of Youth in Pennsylvania, 1749Saved by ImaWriterIII in government benjaminfranklin education youth 9 years ago[save this] [permalink]

Here comes the orator! With his flood of words, and his drop of reason.

Author: Benjamin Franklin, Source: UnknownSaved by ImaWriterIII in benjaminfranklin orator 9 years ago[save this] [permalink]

A fine genius in his own country is like gold in the mine.

Author: Benjamin Franklin, Source: Poor Richard's Almanack, 1733Saved by ImaWriterIII in benjaminfranklin genius statesman 9 years ago[save this] [permalink]

And as to the Cares, they are chiefly what attend the bringing up of Children; and I would ask any Man who has experienced it, if they are  not the most delightful Cares in the World; and if from that Particular alone, he does not find the Bliss of a double State much greater, instead of being less than he expected.

Author: Benjamin Franklin, Source: reply to a piece of adviceSaved by ImaWriterIII in benjaminfranklin children marriage 9 years ago[save this] [permalink]

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