Quotes by Benjamin Franklin

Genius without education is like silver in the mine.


A slip of the foot you may soon recover, but a slip of the tongue you may never get over.


All human situations have their inconveniences. We feel those of the present but neither see nor feel those of the future; and hence we often make troublesome changes without amendment, and frequently for the worse.


An investment in knowledge always pays the best interest.


Anger is never without Reason, but seldom with a good One.


At 20 years of age the will reigns, at 30 the wit, at 40 the judgment.


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


Be slow in choosing a friend, slower in changing.


Content makes poor men rich; discontentment makes rich men poor.


Do not anticipate trouble, or worry about what may never happen. Keep in the sunlight.