"I conceive that the great part of the miseries of mankind are brought upon them by false estimates they have made of the value of things."
"Great minds discuss ideas average minds discuss events small minds discuss people."Benjamin Franklin on Eleanor Roosevelt
"Great spirits have always encountered violent opposition from mediocre minds."Benjamin Franklin on Albert Einstein
"Some are born great, some achieve greatness, and some have greatness thrust upon them."Benjamin Franklin on William Shakespeare
"One sees great things from the valley only small things from the peak."Benjamin Franklin on Gilbert K. Chesterton
"All the great things are simple, and many can be expressed in a single word: freedom, justice, honor, duty, mercy, hope."Benjamin Franklin on Winston Churchill
"At twenty years of age the will reigns at thirty, the wit and at forty, the judgment."
"To Follow by faith alone is to follow blindly."
"Whatever is begun in anger ends in shame."
"Anger is never without a reason, but seldom with a good one."
"Marriage is the most natural state of man, and... the state in which you will find solid happiness."