"Those who govern, having much business on their hands, do not generally like to take the trouble of considering and carrying into execution new projects. The best public measures are therefore seldom adopted from previous wisdom, but forced by the occasion."
"Do not go where the path may lead, go instead where there is no path and leave a trail."Benjamin Franklin on Ralph Waldo Emerson
"Experience is not what happens to you it's what you do with what happens to you."Benjamin Franklin on Aldous Huxley
"For beautiful eyes, look for the good in others for beautiful lips, speak only words of kindness and for poise, walk with the knowledge that you are never alone."Benjamin Franklin on Audrey Hepburn
"By three methods we may learn wisdom: First, by reflection, which is noblest Second, by imitation, which is easiest and third by experience, which is the bitterest."Benjamin Franklin on Confucius
"If you're trying to achieve, there will be roadblocks. I've had them everybody has had them. But obstacles don't have to stop you. If you run into a wall, don't turn around and give up. Figure out how to climb it, go through it, or work around it."Benjamin Franklin on Michael Jordan
"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."