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Benjamin Franklin

Benjamin Franklin (April 17, 1790) was one of the Founding Fathers of the United States.

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At twenty years of age the will reigns; at thirty, the wit; and at forty, the judgment.-Benjamin Franklin
Benjamin Franklin was right. ...and so was Bobbie Fischer and so many others too.
Be at war with your vices, at peace with your neighbors, and let every new year find you a better man. Benjamin Franklin
If you think education is expensive, try ignorance. - Benjamin Franklin
I peed outside three times yesterday and one of them was on the side of the Benjamin Franklin parkway with my hazards on lmao
the cartoon also showed Benjamin Franklin sleeping with John Adams and them arguing about opening the window or nah
John Adams and Benjamin Franklin met Anne Robert Jacques Turgot(the distinguished economist and Minister of Finance…
on September 11, 1776,John Adams,Benjamin Franklin and Edward Rutledge met Admiral Lord Richard Howe for Staten Isl…
By failing to p.epare, you are preparing towfail. Benjamin Franklin
He who can have patience can have what he will. - Benjamin Franklin
Many people die at twenty five and aren’t buried until they are seventy five. Benjamin Franklin
Employ thy time well, if thou meanest to gain leisure. Benjamin Franklin
Hide not your talents, they for use were made, What's a sundial in the shade. - Benjamin Franklin
When the well is dry, we know the worth of water. - Benjamin Franklin via
Either write something worth or do something worth Benjamin Franklin
Well done is better than well said. -Benjamin Franklin.
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Never ruin an apology with an excuse.- Benjamin Franklin
Words may show a man’s wit but actions his meaning. Benjamin Franklin
If you would have a faithful servant, and one that you like, serve yourself. Benjamin Franklin
Do you know the on Benjamin Franklin's electricity experiments?
This guy married Benjamin Franklin. Here's his wedding video. via /r/funny
Famous Quotes . “He that falls in love with himself will have no TURON.”. -Benjamin Franklin
For the man who is discontent, no chair will be comfortable - Benjamin Franklin
Benjamin Franklin was part of a radical occult group known as 'The Hellfire Club' in England that took part in satanic…
Benjamin Franklin, detail of portrait by Joseph Siffred Duplessis, c. 1785 (Wikimedia) - National Review
Fart fact: Benjamin Franklin penned an essay dedicated to farts. Mozart wrote poems about farts. Jonathan Swift wrote an essay about farts.
"Justice will not be served until those who are unaffected are as outraged as those who are." ~ Benjamin Franklin https:…
Im going to see it at the Benjamin Franklin institute imax theater
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In this world nothing can be said to be certain, except death, taxes & Tom Brady at home - Benjamin Franklin
from "An investment in knowledge pays the best." - Benjamin Franklin
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Empire_, Hume his spirit. - The Adventures of Tom Sawyer and Benjamin Franklin.
Benjamin Franklin said there were only two things certain in life: d...
Benjamin Franklin and Fmr. MN gov Jesse 'The Body' Ventura are strikingly alike. Also never seen at the same place / time. Coincidence?
Either write something worth reading or do something worth writing about. . -Benjamin Franklin
. Joseph Pulitzer, Benjamin Franklin and Edward R Murrow would all cringe at the "new new" journalism normal
Just read this article and was drawn to this quote: . Benjamin Franklin said: “Tell me and I forget, teach me...
The Turkey is a much more respectable Bird, and withal a true original Native of America. ~ Benjamin Franklin, 1784
Did you know that Einstein's teachers did not think he would amount to anything? Benjamin Franklin was an elementar…
Musical theatre idea: Benjamin Franklin searches for NW Passage in Arabesque and Terrier. Mistaken identity hilarity and cannibalism result
Jon Bon Jovi, wife Dorothea lead the fundraising for rebuilding Benjamin Franklin's grave
Tell me and I forget, Teach me and I remember, Involve me and I will learn. ~ Benjamin Franklin, 1750.
“Rebellion to tyrants is obedience to God.” - Benjamin Franklin (via consciousness)
Framed Print of Vintage American History print of Benjamin Franklin s reception by th
We know Thomas Jefferson and Benjamin Franklin as politicians, but they...
Ben is short for Benjamin. Benjamin Franklin was a president. Ben will be president .
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The Fugio Cent, first official one-cent piece of U.S. currency. A design inspired by the works of Benjamin Franklin. h…
"Laziness travels so slowly that poverty soon overtakes it." -- Benjamin Franklin
We are all born ignorant, but one must work hard to remain stupid.' - Benjamin Franklin
Benjamin Franklin may have discovered electricity, but it was the man wh...
😭😭 they stay mad at me but Benjamin Franklin has never let me down
“If you fail to plan, you are planning to fail!” -- Benjamin Franklin
If you desire many things, many things will seem few.
15.“Those have a short Lent, who owe money to be paid at Easter.”-Benjamin Franklin
💫✳ There never was a good war or a bad peace. ✳💫. ✦✨Benjamin Franklin✨✦
26 Oct 1776 – Benjamin Franklin departs from America for France on a mission to seek French support for the American R…
26 October 1776: Benjamin Franklin leaves for France, to seek French support for the American Revolution.
The heart of a fool is in his mouth but the mouth of a wise is in his heart. ~ Benjamin Franklin. Good Morning.
"The only thing more expensive than education is ignorance" Benjamin Franklin
"Fish:and visitors stjnk after three days." Benjamin Franklin
"Without continual growth and progress, such words as improvement, achievement, and success have no meaning.". - Benjamin Franklin
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"Never leave that till tomorrow which you can do today."Benjamin Franklin
"Sell not virtue to purchase wealth, nor liberty to purchase power." - Benjamin Franklin
Benjamin Franklin designed one of the 1st US coins, and instead of saying In God We Trust,it said Mind Your Business ht…
14."Rather go to bed supperless, than rise in debt.”-Benjamin Franklin
“Diligence is the mother of good luck.” – Benjamin Franklin
"Early to bed and early to rise makes a man healthy, wealthy and wise" ~Benjamin Franklin
"Do not anticipate trouble, or worry about what may never happen. Keep in the sunlight." -Benjamin Franklin. 🔍: 1600-STS-0…
Speak ill of no man, but speak all the good you know of everybody. -Benjamin Franklin
"The early morning has gold in its mouth."Benjamin Franklin
By failing to prepare, you are prepafingatp .ail. Benjamin Franklin
Compromisers don’t make great heroes, but they do make great democracies. --Walter Isaacson on Benjamin Franklin
"King" is notorious for stealing other peoples content Benjamin Franklin style, So sorry Tracy :(
Quaker, Mr. Norris and glory. - The Adventures of Tom Sawyer and Benjamin Franklin.
also please don't forget that Benjamin Franklin was a member of the Hellfire Club engaged in mocking religion.
The love of my life is in my city and I'm here writing a research paper on Benjamin Franklin & Olaudah Equiano AND a midterm 🙃
The Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin (Dover Thrift Editions): buy now $3.60 Blessed with enormous talents &...
Dear George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, Benjamin Franklin, John Adams, and the rest of yous in this pic, . Sorry.
Showcase: Student brings Benjamin Franklin and Ron Swanson together in blog post about American identity -
Turd Johnson some loser who invented the super soaker is ahead of Benjamin Franklin and Tesla on American inventors lists, lmfao
went to Independence Hall, Liberty Bell, and Benjamin Franklin's grave for project with friendo. then we walked aro…
Kelvin Benjamin and Benjamin Franklin. One is an electric football player and one invented electricity. What a time to be…
Benjamin Franklin lived his life by 13 rules which he called "the 13 virtues." He wrote them when he was 20.
One of Benjamin Franklin's pseudonyms was "Richard Saunders". True story. .
John Adams, Benjamin Franklin, John Jay signatures on Treaty of Paris, ending Revolutionary War, today 1783:
A watched pot never boils. "Poor Richard Almanac" saying - Benjamin Franklin - I often remind myself of this American proverb when impatient
"[D]eclarations of a fixed opinion, and of determined resolution never to change it, neither enlighten nor convince us." Benjamin Franklin
Honesty is the best policy. Ben Franklin Topic of my blogpost!
Beware of little expenses: a small leak will sink a great ship. ~ Benjamin Franklin
Fear not death for the sooner we die, the longer we shall be immortal.” – Benjamin Franklin
Did you know about the 5 hours rule? From Benjamin franklin to Bill Gate, learn the importance of
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"The learned fool writes his nonsense in better language than the unlearned, but it is still nonsense."-Benjamin Franklin
Haters gonna hate, since before 1848! &
The only thing on earth that's curved, besides the wall, is you all's vision y'all need a pair of Benjamin Franklin's and couldn't c Truth.
To find out a girl's faults, praise her to her girlfriends. (Benjamin Franklin)
Benjamin Franklin~ They that can give up essential liberty to obtain a little temporary safety deserve neither liberty nor safety.
Writing an alternate history of the American Revolution wherein Benjamin Franklin is the Hulk.
i want a bf /: and by bf i mean Benjamin Franklin as in a hunnit dolla bills boii
"Energy and persistence conquer all things.". Benjamin Franklin
News of the signing of the Declaration of Independence reached London on this day in 1776. "Benjamin Franklin is...
*talking about politics* "wasn't Benjamin Franklin a good president" -Whitney " yeah I think so" -molly SMH 😂
A Workbook of the Printing House of Benjamin Franklin and David Hall, 1759-17...
The only faces I'm ever happy to see are Benjamin Franklin and Abdulaziz Al Saud
Guess who's ay the Benjamin Franklin bridge under the sun?
TIL Benjamin Franklin, Andrew Carnegie, John D. Rockefeller, Henry Ford and Bill Gates had all, at least once duri…
I just finish reading that quote by Benjamin Franklin, so true...🤗
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Some wisdom from Benjamin Franklin: "Any fool can criticize, condemn and complain and most fools do.” Be...
Benjamin Franklin bridge. Lots of historical places on summer 😩
I want a bf:// and by that I mean Benjamin Franklin one hunna dolla bills boy bye
Yea I'm ugly but I can count the president's from Benjamin Franklin to barack obama
Even Peace may come at too high a cost ~ Benjamin Franklin
"Where liberty dwells, there is my country." ~ Benjamin Franklin. Happy from Hotel Nikko!
Benjamin Franklin was the oldest signer of the Declaration of Independence at 70 years old
Benjamin Franklin: “There are three things extremely hard: steel, a diamond, and to know one’s self.”
Quote of the day: Search others for their virtues, thyself for thy vices. – Benjamin Franklin (The Island Packet, Hilton Head SC, front pg)
ok but my fave part of Benjamin Franklin's autobiography is when he talks about drinking out of the Delaware River because you would die now
"When you're finished changing, you're finished." -Benjamin Franklin
"I didn’t fail the test. I just found 100 ways to do it wrong" – Benjamin Franklin
Set not revealed a paper money for which is no notice. - The Benjamin Franklin's Koran.
"The doorstep to the temple of wisdom is a knowledge of our own ignorance.". ~ Benjamin Franklin
We do not Stop playing because we grow old. We grow old because we stop playing. -Benjamin Franklin.
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If a man could have half of his wishes, he would double his troubles.
A place for everything, everything in its place - Benjamin Franklin
The way to be safe is never to be secure. - Benjamin Franklin
Don't put off until tomorrow what you can do today. - . Benjamin Franklin
"An investment in knowledge pays the best interest." allegedly said by Benjamin Franklin but unverified, we still think it's true!
“An investment in knowledge pays the best dividends.” ― Benjamin Franklin
Write injuries in dust, benefits in marble. - Benjamin Franklin
To succeed, jump as quickly at opportunities as you do at conclusions. - Benjamin Franklin
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If you would be wealthy, think of saving as well as getting Benjamin Franklin
"The way to see by faith is to shut the eye of reason.". - Benjamin Franklin
Cervantes' romance of the faithful. JESUS the Italian. - The Benjamin Franklin's Koran.
English video discussion group with Dr. Steven Bloom tomorrow @ 6. Topic: Benjamin Franklin.
"Few die of hunger. Many die of eating" - Benjamin Franklin
Top apps to help with summer road trips: Benjamin Franklin once famously said that the…
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By failing to prepare, you areopreparing to fail. Benjamin Franklin
"If you would be loved, love and be lovable." Benjamin Franklin *Please RT* via
Benjamin Franklin was posthumously inducted into the International Swimming Hall of Fame for creating swim fins.
My favorite is Honesty is the best policy- Benjamin Franklin
Did you know Benjamin Franklin was the first postmaster general?
"This document isn't like set in stone, brah". -Benjamin Franklin
Wit and Wisdom from Poor Richard’s Almanack by Benjamin Franklin: Wit and Wisdom from Poor…
Just saw a little girl in Barnes & Noble point to the Rolling Stone cover and ask "Is that Benjamin Franklin?"
Student gives his presents about Benjamin Franklin to an older student during the Third Grade Wax Museum at the...
"Get what you can, and what you get hold; 'Tis the stone that turns all your lead into gold." ~Benjamin Franklin
I don't care who wins the election. The only president I care about is dead and green and his name is Benjamin Franklin.
I want a BF and when I say BF I mean like Benjamin Franklin... A one hundred dollar bill pls
What do Benjamin Franklin, Kermit the Frog, and King James I have in common? They all hold honorary graduate degrees.
James Alexander and all bad words, but did not wait. - Peter Pan in Benjamin Franklin.
Happy Sunny Sunday Folks! . "Lighthouses are more useful than churches.” . ~Benjamin Franklin.
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"Man will ultimately be governed by God or by tyrants." -Benjamin Franklin
Henry--all mine. Lower Ferry. Black, on his stores. - The Hounds of Benjamin Franklin.
Benjamin Franklin sings the praises of mature women:
Q6)Who is known as the father of electricity. (a) Alexander Graham Bell. (b) Benjamin Franklin. (c) Michael Faraday. (d) None of the Above
Last week a gust of wind in Boston knocked over a statue of Benjamin Franklin, breaking its neck…
“Those who would sacrifice freedom for security deserve neither.” – Benjamin Franklin
There are three faithful friends: an old wife, an old dog, and ready money. - Benjamin Franklin
Benjamin Franklin was born into a poor family of 17 children, but became wealthy enough in the print industry to retire by t…
New residential college to be named after Benjamin Franklin, a Yale honorary degree recipient, inventor, & statesman
Benjamin Franklin's ghost comments on Yale naming a residential college after him:
Benjamin Franklin didn't invent, I did! Benjamin Franklins the devil!
Maybe Senator Al Franken was related to Benjamin Franklin. The names are similar. Franken..Franklin..see?
Visiting Betsy Ross house and Benjamin Franklin's grave. One of the many things I'm. gonna see between today and tomorrow! :)
Hey, Ahead of schedule to overnight boardinghouse to rise makes a man solid, rich, and insightful - Benjamin Franklin
[1:20 AM] An investment in knowledge always pays the best interest. -- Benjamin Franklin
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Ion know who told y'all Benjamin Franklin was a President.
"She can't be on the $20; she was never a president!". Please, tell me more about the presidency of Benjamin Franklin.
To all the people complaining about how Harriet Turman wasn't a president. Neither was Benjamin Franklin but he's on the 100 dollar bill.
"Harriet Tubman shouldn't be on the $20! She wasn't a president!" -guy who thinks that Benjamin Franklin was a president
Benjamin Franklin high school (New Orleans, Louisiana). I moved away but I still fw it like its my school.
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"Harriet Tubman wasn't a president!!" do you know who Benjamin Franklin or Alexander Hamilton is?
“But Harriet Tubman wasn’t a president!”. I would like to present you with the idea: neither was Benjamin Franklin or Alexander Hamilton.
Benjamin Franklin and Harriet Tubman are making it REAL difficult to refer to money as 'dead presidents'.
It's crazy Benjamin Franklin had no hair,George Washington no teeth and both were hideous but Harriet Tubman on the 20 is weird bc she ugly?
referring to a one dollar bill: "a crisp Benjamin Franklin. Thomas Edison..."
One fo the first Paper Mills in America, owned by Benjamin Franklin, processed hemp.
What good am I going to do today followed by what good did I do today two questions Benjamin Franklin asked of himself eve…
It was Benjamin Franklin who said, *** I can't believe I missed out on Michael Blackson…
Abbie Mills Deserves Better cuz Benjamin Franklin said she was the American Dream
Abbie Mills Deserves Better because even Benjamin Franklin could see she was important why couldn't you
Do you remember when Benjamin Franklin told Abbie that she was the American Dream? Abbie Mills Deserves Better
Energy and persistence conquer all things. -- Benjamin Franklin
“. "I'm a classical liberal. I like John Stuart Mill and Adam Smith. And most of all, Benjamin Franklin and Tom Jef”
Death, taxes, and red wings playoff hockey. -Benjamin Franklin
"People will accept your ideas much more readily if you tell them Benjamin Franklin said it first.”. -David H. Comins 😂
Our quote of the day is from American Founding Father, Benjamin Franklin
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Reminder that Benjamin Franklin did free his slaves, but for most of his life they had to deal with him sunbathing nude in the afternoons
Reminder that Benjamin Franklin did a hard pitch for the turkey as the national bird
Thought of the Week: "Motivation is when your dreams put on work clothes." - Benjamin Franklin
He that would live in peace and at ease must not speak all he knows or all he sees. By Benjamin Franklin
A good conscience is a continual Christmas. By Benjamin Franklin
All mankind is divided into three classes: those that are immovable, those that are movable, and those that move. By Benjamin Franklin
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Benjamin Franklin "Experience keeps a dear school, but fools will learn in no other."
Consumers are opting for legal ways to purchase music, and more legitimate music sites are available. -Benjamin Franklin
"By failing to even, you are preparing to literally fail." -- Benjamin Franklin 💯 👯 🚀 🌄
Energy and persistence conquer all things. by Benjamin Franklin
If these don't help me start the French & Indian War and get Benjamin Franklin high as a kite with his lightning...
Where? Methinks I hate them!. - The Adventures of Tom Sawyer and Benjamin Franklin.
An investment in knowledge pays the best returns.Benjamin Franklin. Nothing will pay off more than educating yourself. Financial literacy.
Benjamin Franklin is the guy on the Hundred dollar bill and it's his daily schedule I'm trying to go off of his schedule
Practical Joker of the Founding Fathers:       Throughout his life Benjamin Franklin enjoy... - American Catholic
1775, the U.S. postal system is established by the Second Continental Congress, with Benjamin Franklin as its first postmaster general.
"No nation was ever ruined by trade." - Benjamin Franklin
Eve as Sally Hemmings!/MT The only thing that could make this Hamilton soundtrack better is Fetty Wap as Benjamin Franklin..
If you would persuade, appeal to interest and not to reason. -Benjamin Franklin
My Easter idiom courtesy of Benjamin Franklin, "Fish, and guests stink after three days"
Pencils down -- here's the answer to Tuesday's trivia question! In the 1760s, Benjamin Franklin used the military...
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Today one of my customers (ex marine, also Native American history teacher) was telling me about Benjamin Franklin being a womanizer.
Benjamin Franklin was a Founding Father but he never was president 😂 you'd be surprised at the number of people that think he was
Important figures associated with the city. Philadelphia - Benjamin Franklin & William Penn. Pittsburgh - RJ Umberger & your racist uncle
I wonder what Benjamin Franklin, John Adams, and George Washington think about today's New World
Congrats to our John Adams, Thomas Jefferson, and Benjamin Franklin! Excellent work from excellent young men!
Next time when you mention, John Nash, Albert Einstein, Issac Newton, Benjamin Franklin don't forget to mention...
Benjamin Franklin letter to Charles Dumas, backed by John Jay, showing Vattel's Law of Nations & nbC in Constitution
Benjamin Franklin and Adams stated that our free system would only work for a moral people. I agree.
“Any society that will give up a little liberty to gain a little security ...” ~Benjamin Franklin
Today we heard about Benjamin Franklin and Abigail Adams! Such a great audience as well.
Hitchens on Ben Franklin-Benjamin Franklin did not like Christianity or religion
I can sleep at night knowing I did not vote for a liberal. I would write in John Adams or Benjamin Franklin.. Cruz16
Whoever would overthrow the liberty of a nation must begin by subduing the freeness of speech. -Benjamin Franklin
Weren't the Founding Fathers protestors? And Patrick Henry, John Adams, Benjamin Franklin and his missives?
Chris Berman looks like a wax statue of Benjamin Franklin that got left in the car on hot summer day.
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Before I saw BLOODY BLOODY ANDREW JACKSON, I used to sing it to the tune of Regina Spektor's "Crispy, crispy Benjamin Franklin."
I guess Benjamin Franklin is still the master of lightening huh red splat 👀
Hold your council before dinner; the full belly hates Thinking as well as Acting.Benjamin Franklin
“Hold your Council before Dinner; the full Belly hates Thinking as well as Acting.”. Benjamin Franklin
Benjamin Franklin dominates your life in ways you don't even know. Here's why from
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