Benjamin Franklin Quotes (529 quotes)
Poor Richard's Almanack, October 1735
Poor Richard's Almanack by Benjamin Franklin, 1741 ed.
“As we must account for every idle word, so must we account for every idle silence.”
Poor Richard's Almanack by Benjamin Franklin, 1738 ed.
“How few there are who have courage enough to own their faults, or resolution enough to mend them.”
Benjamin Franklin Wit and Wisdom (1998 edition), Peter Pauper Press, Inc. - ISBN: 9780880880817
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Born: January 17, 1706
Died: April 17, 1790 (aged 84)
Bio: Benjamin Franklin was one of the Founding Fathers of the United States. A noted polymath, Franklin was a leading author, printer, political theorist, politician, postmaster, scientist, musician, inventor, satirist, civic activist, statesman, and diplomat.