All mankind is divided into three classes: those that are immovable, those that are movable, and those that move.
An investment in knowledge pays the best interest.
Be at war with your vices, at peace with your neighbors, and let every new year find you a better man.
Being ignorant is not so much a shame, as being unwilling to learn.
By failing to prepare, you are preparing to fail.
Early to bed and early to rise makes a man healthy, wealthy, and wise.
Energy and persistence conquer all things.
Happiness depends more on the inward disposition of mind than on outward circumstances.
In this world nothing can be said to be certain, except death and taxes.
It is the first responsibility of every citizen to question authority.
Keep your eyes wide open before marriage, half shut afterwards.
Life biggest tragedy is that we get old too soon and wise too late.
Lost time is never found again.
Love your Enemies, for they tell you your Faults.
Many people die at twenty five and aren’t buried until they are seventy five.
Never confuse Motion with Action.
Never ruin an apology with an excuse.
Security without liberty is called prison.
Tell me and I forget, teach me and I may remember, involve me and I learn.
The way to see by faith is to shut the eye of reason.
There never was a good war or a bad peace.
They who can give up essential liberty to obtain a little temporary safety deserve neither liberty nor safety.
Three may keep a secret, if two of them are dead.
We must all hang together, or assuredly we shall all hang separately.
Well done is better than well said.
Whatever is begun in anger, ends in shame.
While we may not be able to control all that happens to us, we can control what happens inside us.
Without continual growth and progress, such words as improvement, achievement, and success have no meaning.
You may delay, but time will not.
/ Benjamin Franklin