10 Favorite Benjamin Franklin Quotes

July 4th, 2015 by

4th of julyHappy 4th of July! America is the greatest country in the world and I am proud to be an American. We may not be perfect as a nation; however we are the best! In honor of the 4th of July, I am presenting my 10 favorite quotes by that well-known American, Benjamin Franklin.

1. “Three may keep a secret, if two of them are dead.”
2. “In wine there is wisdom, in beer there is Freedom, in water there is bacteria.”
3. “They who can give up essential liberty to obtain a little temporary safety deserve neither liberty nor safety.”
4. “We are all born ignorant, but one must work hard to remain stupid.”
5. “The Constitution only guarantees the American people the right to pursue happiness. You have to catch it yourself.”
6. “It is the first responsibility of every citizen to question authority.”
7. “Dost thou love life? Then do not squander time, for that’s the stuff life is made of.”
8. “To find out a girl’s faults, praise her to her girlfriends.”
9. “Democracy is two wolves and a lamb voting on what to have for lunch. Liberty is a well-armed lamb contesting the vote.”
10. “Blessed is he who expects nothing, for he shall never be disappointed.”

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