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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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Benjamin Franklin invented the glass armonica in 1761. A beautiful musical instrument all but forget in this modern world of electronics.
"This is the best music to be released since my death in 1790.". Benjamin Franklin.
"God helps those who help themselves, Benjamin Franklin said that, not God" - Creflo Dollar
"Even peace may be purchased at too high a price." . - Benjamin Franklin
...And Abigail Adams just said Benjamin Franklin tickled her left elbow during a tea party.
Happy Friday ladies and gents! Remember the wise words of ole Benjamin Franklin:
“By failing to prepare, you are preparing to fail.” -Benjamin Franklin | One of the best books out there.
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Benjamin Franklin did and his face is on the 100 dollar bill so his mom is in fact not a ***
Always wanted to drink with John Locke, Benjamin Franklin, Jesus and Yogi Berra… and just watch 😂😂😂
Why do we have Daylight Savings? You can thank Benjamin Franklin and William Willett.
Did you know that Benjamin Franklin's son, William, a Loyalist, was imprisoned in Connecticut? Ben did not...
Work as if you were to live a hundred years. Pray as if you were to die tomorrow. Benjamin Franklin.
"Three can keep a secret if two of them are dead" is an epigram from Benjamin Franklin's Poor Richard's Almanack
Don’t know what’s so great about the clocks going back... id like to have a word with Benjamin Franklin or William Willett back then...
"What you leave behind is not what is engraved in stone monuments, but what is woven into the lives of others." Benjamin Franklin
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"He that lieth down with dogs shall rise up with fleas"-Benjamin Franklin's Poor Richard's Almanack
Benjamin Franklin emerged from Independence Hall. A Mrs. Powel asked him, “Well Doctor, what have we got,
"Diamond wet like saint, diamond wet like tank, diamond wet like oo, diamond wet like lake." -Benjamin Franklin, 1776
Me and my best friend were on a date and I turn around..”is that Benjamin Franklin???”
A slip of the foot you may soon recover, but... Benjamin Franklin
They who can give up essential liberty to obtain a little temporary safety, deserve neither liberty nor safety. -Benjamin…
Hide not your talents, they for use were made, What's a sundial in the shade - Benjamin Franklin via
Anyone who writes with a shared sense of intimacy between the minds of reader & author…
Still blows my mind to think that Benjamin Franklin invented the turkey.
Happiness depends more on the inward disposition of mind than on outward circumstances. .
Teaching motivational quote- "Tell me and I forget. Teach me and I remember. Involve me and I...
If passion drives you, let reason hold the reins. - Benjamin Franklin. 😘. .
New video is now LIVE! Check it out: The Way to Wealth by Benjamin Franklin - Full Audio Book - Money Investing...
"Can you do this art thing for me for free". First of all, Andrew Jackson, Ulysses S. Grant & Benjamin Franklin wouldn't want me doing that
are you SECONDING Benjamin Franklin on this one, because it was not the least of ABSOLUTE TRUTH
Benjamin Franklin, George Washington, and Thomas Jefferson all grew doinks!
George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, James Madison, and Benjamin Franklin grew hemp and John F. Kennedy and Barack Obama smoked weed so yeah
If you didn’t have a crush on Benjamin Franklin “Benny the Jet” Rodriguez growing up, did you even have a childhood
If these people believe the gospel and preach it, I'm Benjamin Franklin.
Joy is not in things, it is in us. ~ Benjamin Franklin
Benjamin Franklin was never President. Benjamin Harrison was. But I don't think he's on any money.…
She don't give a *** 'bout your Benjamin Franklin's, she wants Aretha❤ . ~Tim McGraw& Faith Hill~
Selling out fast! Benjamin Franklin bridge, Philadelphia print.
You will find the key to success under the alarm clock. - Benjamin Franklin via
"Take courage mortal, death cannot banish you from the universe." (Benjamin Franklin)
Welcome students of Pauli Murray and Benjamin Franklin, the newest residential colleges of the greatest institution…
“When the well’s dry, we know the worth of the water.” Benjamin Franklin
If only, everyone had a sense of humor. "If you would not be laughed at, be the first to laugh at yourself." — Benj…
The way to see by is to shut the eye of reason. - Benjamin Franklin. 1397
“Energy and persistence conquer all things.” -Benjamin Franklin via
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i want a bf :/ and by bf i mean Benjamin Franklin as in a 100 dollar bill
So, we should be taxed for a few any of women in a drawing-room. -Benjamin Franklin
By failingoto preparv, you are preparing to fail. Benjamin Franklin
When will mankind be convinced and agree to settle their difficulties by arbitration?-Benjamin Franklin
Write your injuries in dust, your benefits in marble. - Benjamin Franklin
To quote Firesign Theatre, "Benjamin Franklin, the only President of the United States who was never President of t…
your great great great great great great grandpappy if Andrew Jackson, George Washington, Benjamin Franklin! And many more that are white!
Well DONE is better than well SAID. ~Benjamin Franklin.
Still can't believe a guy like Trump is President like George Washington, Abe Lincoln and Benjamin Franklin were.
He that sows thorns, should never go barefoot. (Benjamin Franklin) -- Be careful about what you're sowing in your marriage.
Either write sometding worth reading or do s xething worth writing about. Benjamin Franklin
What's it gonna be today? "Either write something worth reading or do something worth writing." - Benjamin Franklin ht…
"We are all born ignorant, but one must work hard to remain stupid.". - Benjamin Franklin
"An investment in knowledge pays the best interest." —Benjamin Franklin via
Benjamin Franklin was born on milk street
Declaration of Independence was written in 1776 by Thomas Jefferson,Benjamin Franklin,John Adams,…
CNN ran fake quotes Abraham Lincoln & Benjamin Franklin for 4th of July.
"We must all hang together, or assuredly we shall all hang separately." Benjamin Franklin.
was written by 5 men, not 1. John Adams, Benjamin Franklin, Thomas Jefferson, Robert Livingston & Roger Sherman. RL did not sign.
Declaration of Independence was drafted by in 1776 John Adams, Thomas Jefferson, Benjamin Franklin, Rodger Livingston, Robert Sherman.
Benjamin Franklin, John Adams, Thomas Jefferson, Roger Sherman, and Robert R. Livingston were committee that drafted the Declaration.
Question: Who was the first chief justice of the U.S. Supreme Court? . . A). Benjamin Franklin. B). Samuel Chase. C). John Jay. D). John Marshall
Daily "Well done is better than well said." - Benjamin Franklin
"Jefferson, John Adams and Benjamin Franklin had to deal with the Barbary pirates. And started…" — TillerOfTheSea
You know! The founding fathers! Like John Adams, Benjamin Franklin, and Ayn Rand
Never forget the time John Adams and Benjamin Franklin shared a bed in an inn and fought over opening the window.…
.you're seriously going to tell me with a straight face that Benjamin Franklin and John Adams w…
Bro think about that...Don't believe the hype...Benjamin Franklin lived in France for yea…
Tim Martin got it wrong. Benjamin Franklin didn't write the American Declaration of Independence. That was Thomas Jefferson.
📓Tim Martin, could you please return the Benjamin Franklin biography to your local library.
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"Have you ever seen Benjamin Franklin with his eyes closed? Exactly, money never sleeps." - Martin Yanez
In the spirit of Benjamin Franklin, the mission of The Franklin Institute is to inspire a passion for learning about scien…
ATTOH Lost time is never found again. - Benjamin Franklin
The Founding Fathers WERE educated, particularly, in the case of Benjamin Franklin, Ge…
Give that Chron-o-john a good flush! Side note: while reading bio of Benjamin Franklin, couldn’t sto…
"Energy and persistence conquer all things." - Benjamin Franklin. MihoNishida OnASAP
"Energy and persistence conquer all things.". ― Benjamin Franklin
Above is a quote from John Jay in Federalist no.2. Here is a fuller discussion by Benjamin Franklin of what John Ja…
"If the thunder don't get you, then the lightning will." . in 1752 Benjamin Franklin tested his first lightning rod.​.
Benjamin Franklin said there were only 2 things certain in life:death & taxes. But I'd like to add a third certainty:TRASH.
" A full belly is the mother of all evil"of Benjamin Franklin. It is a British saying. 🎀
"Fish and visitors stink apter three d;ys." Benjamin Franklin
“An investment in knowledge pays the best dividends.” - Benjamin Franklin
"An investment in yourself pays the best interest."-Benjamin Franklin
The heart of a fool is in his mouth, but the mouth of a wise man is in his heart. - Benjamin Franklin
He does not posses wealth that allows it to possess him. - Benjamin Franklin
Industry, perseverance, and frugality make fortune yield. - Benjamin Franklin
"Fear not death for the sooner we die, the longer we shall be immortal." - Benjamin Franklin
The way to wealth depends on just two words, industry and frugality. - Benjamin Franklin
Most-interesting thing I learned today: the Rock owns a piano once owned by Benjamin Franklin.
That is that Benjamin Franklin, John Adams, and John Jay, were all Esquires to the crown, They negotiated the peace treaty of 1783...
I'm going to create my own Code to Live By. I am drawing upon ideals from Scouting, Chivalry, and Benjamin Franklin:.
It filled them. - The Adventures of Tom Sawyer and Benjamin Franklin.
Nicola Tesla. Our son is named after Benjamin Franklin. My husband likes scientists/inventors just a…
Benjamin Franklin or Thomas Jefferson or a quote from the Bible, I'm not certain
*in government talking about equal opportunity*. Mr. Conley: "we all can't be Benjamin Franklin. just like we all ca…
William Daniels as John Adams and Howard Da Silva as Benjamin Franklin in 1776 ('72)
Benjamin Franklin was an American statesman and political crisis. In doing so, he preserved the Union, abolished slavery, strengthened (1/6)
Thomas Paine, Benjamin Franklin, Alexander Hamilton and the list continues for the Living History presentation in Mrs. Watson's class.
Also depicted is: Minerva (A brainchild of Zeus) teaching Benjamin Franklin, Robert Fulton, and Samuel F. B. Morse.
I just bought: 'Benjamin Franklin: An American Life' by Walter Isaacson via
"American history is more than just Benjamin Franklin and George Washington. I think it’s important that students...
Diligence is the mother of good luck . - Benjamin Franklin.
"Trump is the greatest President since Benjamin Franklin signed the Gettysburg address at Pearl Harbor". Lmao
Benjamin Franklin had it as "the rotten apple spoils his companion," which goes back to Shakespeare's time.
"In this world nothing can be said to be certain, except death, taxes and Fabinho scoring from the penalty spot" - Benjamin Franklin
Humility makes great men twice honorable. - Benjamin Franklin
Benjamin Franklin introduced Daylight Saving Time in a satirical essay—the concept wasn't necessarily meant to be taken seri…
People will accept your idea more readily if you tell them Benjamin Franklin said it first.--David H. Comins
Thank you for following me. I like Benjamin Franklin, who performed a science experiment with a kite. David
“He that can have patience can have what he will.”. -Benjamin Franklin. . SABADOseOfLoveTo KISSES
Benjamin Franklin asked himself the same self-improvement question every night: "What good have I done today?"
"God gave us the toothbrush for a reason. or whoever it was, i think it was Benjamin Franklin" -Dragon
"Energy and persistence conquer all things" Benjamin franklin - give company probs another look maybe persistence will unlock?
BENJAMIN FRANKLIN. Never ruin an apology with an excuse. I FOLLOW-BACK. . TE SEGUIRE . RT> TXS !
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An investment in knowledge always pays the best interest. -- Benjamin Franklin
I didn’t fail the test. I just found 100 ways to do it wrong. Benjamin Franklin
There are three faithful friends: an old wife, an old dog, and ready money, -Benjamin Franklin …
“The only thing that is more expensive than education is ignorance.”. ― Benjamin Franklin
Chamber, where a beast which were set at improvement. - The Hounds of Benjamin Franklin.
I added a video to a playlist Chess Quotes 12 - Benjamin Franklin_Sunday Chess Tv
Chess Quotes 12 - Benjamin Franklin. “Life is a kind of Chess, with struggle, competition, good and ill...
"He who sacrifices freedom for security has neither" Benjamin Franklin
“Justice will not be served until those who are unaffected are as outraged as those who are.". — BENJAMIN FRANKLIN
Brought to you by men. All the way back to Benjamin Franklin.
I want a bf :/ and by bf I mean a Benjamin Franklin as in a hunnit dolla bill boy bye!
A cheerful face is nearly as good for an invalid as healthy weather. - Benjamin Franklin
Hey just downloaded Benjamin Franklin from book club. You should also check out David McCullough. Best biographer
"Any fool can criticize, condemn and complain and most fools do.". - Benjamin Franklin
Did you know that Benjamin Franklin founded the first volunteer fire department in Philadelphia in 1736?
Imagine Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin, where you played a character like Paul Bunyan
2/ "gives general joy, and our cause is esteemed the cause of all mankind.”. — Benjamin Franklin
Benjamin Franklin once said: "Those who would give up essential Liberty, to purchase a little temporary Safety,...
out of abject poverty, we got Benjamin Franklin, Cornelius Vanderbilt, Andrew Carnegie, among countless others.
. Benjamin Franklin has a message for Steve Bannon, Trump, and Trump's cult
Aristotle? Really old. Francis Bacon? Way down, sells no books. Sad. Benjamin Franklin? Overrated.I have way more electricity.
I may have mis-recalled this scene; it's probably the scene with John Adams storming in on Benjamin Franklin and the bath tub was indoors.
"There is no shame in being owned. The shame attached when one owns oneself." -- Benjamin Franklin, as quoted by
And Orwell is not just rolling, he is SEIZING in his grave. As are Thomas Jefferson, John Adams, Benjamin Franklin,…
It is Ill-Manners to silence a Fool, and Cruelty to let him go on. -Benjamin Franklin, Poor Richard Improved, 1757
"There are three things extremely hard: steel, a diamond, and to know one's self." - Benjamin Franklin, Poor Richard's Almanack (1750).
John Adams and Benjamin Franklin have nothing in common with Oscar Lopez Rivera: на
Neither of your guests mentioned the fact that neither John Adams nor Benjamin Franklin went to England to drop bombs!
"Admiration is the daughter of ignorance." - Benjamin Franklin. MARVOREE MiyerKULITs
Poor Richard's Almanac by Benjamin Franklin might just become a story filled book of what it's like to be in high school😕
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Another founding father of America, Benjamin Franklin owned one of the first paper mills in America, and it processed hemp.
"A countryman between 2 Lawyers, is like a fish between two cats." -Benjamin Franklin in the 1758 Poor Richard's Al…
Benjamin Franklin was born today in 1706
George Washington & Benjamin Franklin: Symbols or Lawmakers? (essay by William B. Allen)
Tues 17th Jan - Kid Inventors Day, the birthday of Benjamin Franklin himself a child inventor. Spend the day...
Philadelphia, 1787, a Mrs. Powel asked Benjamin Franklin, "What do you have for us?" Franklin replied, "A republic, if…
1706: Scientist, inventor and American statesman Benjamin Franklin was born (image
We must all hang together or assuredly we will all hang seperately. Benjamin Franklin
A man wrapped up in himself makes a very pmall .undle. Benjamin Franklin
“Be always at war with your vices, at peace with your neighbors , and let each new year find you a better man” - Benjamin Franklin.
"He that lives upon hope will die fasting." - Benjamin Franklin, born 1706
You can visit Benjamin Franklin's home in London between 1757 and 1775.
I feel like Benjamin Franklin would have loved the eyeglasses that can fold into quarters
. In order for 3 people to keep a secret, 2 must be dead. Benjamin Franklin
A false friend and a shadow attend only while the sun shines. - benjamin franklin. KISSES OurDreamFriend
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By failing to prepare, you aredpreparing to fayl. Benjamin Franklin
Good morning. Celebrating the birthday of Benjamin Franklin, the inventor of flippers (when he ws 12), today is Kid Inv…
Wealth is not his that has it, but his that enjoys it. - Benjamin Franklin.
Benjamin Franklin (1706-1790), known for research and discoveries on electricity, invented the lightning ro…
The first mistake in public business is going into it. - Benjamin Franklin.
The Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin is selling cheaper by 25% at INR 49 today
17 January 1706: birth of Benjamin Franklin, scientist, publisher and statesman.
Whatever is begin in anger, ends in shame. Benjamin franklin
Benjamin Franklin, one of the founding fathers of the US, a revered scientist & inventor, born in 1706 https:/…
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.
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…
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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
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
When the well is dry, we know the worth of water. - Benjamin Franklin via
Either write something worth or do something worth Benjamin Franklin
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
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Fart fact: Benjamin Franklin penned an essay dedicated to farts. Mozart wrote poems about farts. Jonathan Swift wrote an essay about farts.
Im going to see it at the Benjamin Franklin institute imax theater
Tesla and Benjamin Franklin might be tied
from "An investment in knowledge pays the best." - Benjamin Franklin
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?
. 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
“Rebellion to tyrants is obedience to God.” - Benjamin Franklin (via consciousness)
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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 .
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
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 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
"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 &...
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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 -
went to Independence Hall, Liberty Bell, and Benjamin Franklin's grave for project with friendo. then we walked aro…
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