Benjamin Franklin Quotes (529 quotes)
The autobiography, and other writings: With selections from Poor Richard's almanac and papers relating to the Junto (1963 edition)
The works with his life /Franklin, Benjamin (1824 edition)
“Work as if you were to live a hundred years. Pray as if you were to die tomorrow.”
The Life of Benjamin Franklin, Written by Himself (1902 edition)
“I wish the Bald Eagle had not been chosen as the representative of our country; he is a bird of bad moral character; like those among men who live by sharping and robbing, he is generally poor, and often very lousy. The turkey is a much more respectable bird.”
letter to Sarah Bache (January 26, 1784). - Epistles
Poor Richard's Almanack, 1736
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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.