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The Way to Wealth: Ben Franklin on Money and Success

Benjamin Franklin

Top 10 Best Quotes

“An investment in knowledge always pays the best interest.”

“In short, the way to wealth, if you desire it, is as plain as the way to market. It depends chiefly on two words: industry and frugality. Waste neither time nor money, but make the best use of both. He that gets all he can honestly, and saves all he can, will certainly become rich.”

“Beware of little expenses; A small leak will sink a great ship, as Poor Richard says; and again, Who dainties love, shall beggars prove; and moreover, Fools make feasts, and wise men eat them.”

“One today is worth two tomorrows,”

“If dost thou love life, then Do not squander time, for that is the stuff life is made of, as Poor Richard says.”

“It is easier to suppress the first desire, than to satisfy all that follow it.”

“I have always thought that one man of tolerable abilities may work great changes, and accomplish great affairs among mankind, if he forms a good plan, and then makes the execution of that plan his sole study and business.”

“We may make these times better, if we better ourselves.”

“If you would know the value of money, go and try to borrow some; for He that goes a borrowing goes a sorrowing, as Poor Richard says;”

“Industry. Lose no time; be always employed in something useful; cut off all unnecessary actions.”

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