Quotations by Author

Benjamin Franklin

If you would be loved, love and be lovable.

If men are so wicked (as we see them now) with religion, what would they be without it?

We must indeed all hang together, or most assuredly we shall all hang separately.

He that is of the opiniorn money will do everything may well be suspected of doing everything for money.

Educate your children to self-control, to the habit of holding passion and prejudice and evil tendencies subject to an upright and reasoning will, and you have done much to abolish misery from their future and crimes form society.

Anger is never without a reason but seldom a good one.

Who is wise? He that learns from everyone. Who is powerful? He that governs his passions. Who is rich? He who is content. Who is that? Nobody.

Lighthouses are more helpful than churches.

Whoever would overthrow the liberty of a nation must begin by subduing the freeness of speech.

Be civil to all; sociable to many; familiar with few; friend to one; enemy to none.

We must hang together, gentlemen ... else, we shall most assuredly hang separately.