Inspirational Quotes : Benjamin Franklin

Inspirational Quotes : Benjamin Franklin

Inspirational Quotes : Benjamin Franklin

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Inspirational Quotes : Benjamin Franklin

Hello ! My dear readers, viewers, students, friends all over the world ! Benjamin Franklin was a renowned scientist of America. He has contributed a lot towards modern science. He is remembered much for his renovative study about lightning and the electricity in the sky. Read his valuable thoughts or quotes coming out of scientist’s brain and try to apply those in your life also, if you are agreed. The bold ones appeared important to me.


  • Being ignorant is not so much a shame, as being unwilling to learn.
  • By failing to prepare, you are preparing to fail.
  • Creditors have better memories than debtors.
  • A house is not a home unless it contains food and fire for the mind as well as the body.
  • At twenty years of age the will reigns; at thirty, the wit; and at forty, the judgment.
  • Be slow in choosing a friend, slower in changing.
  • Beware of little expenses. A small leak will sink a great ship.
  • Certainty? In this world nothing is certain but death and taxes.
  • Half a truth is often a great lie.
  • Content makes poor men rich; discontent makes rich men poor.
  • Diligence is the mother of good luck.
  • Either write something worth reading or do something worth writing.
  • Fatigue is the best pillow.
  • Guests, like fish, begin to smell after three days.
  • He that can have patience can have what he will.
  • God helps those who help themselves.


So, Dear readers, viewers, friends, students ! How have you enjoyed the quotes of Benjamin Franklin, collected by me ?  Do comment to me. Share among your friends through Facebook & other social media.


A translation of the above quotes by Benjamin Franklin in Hindi ( the national language of India), for the convenience of the readers of the Indian subcontinent & Hindi-knowing Indian diaspora around the world, is also available by clicking here.



Thanks a lot for reading patiently !




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