Program Management Blog

October 23, 2009

18 Thoughful Quotes From Benjamin Franklin

Filed under: Uncategorized — Milt @ 2:47 PM

I found this on a web page, and since Ben is one of my all time favorite people, thought I would add it to the blog. Plus these make lots of sense.


By Frederic Premji

  1. A good conscience is a continual Christmas.
  2. A life of leisure and a life of laziness are two things. There will be sleeping enough in the grave.
  3. A man wrapped up in himself makes a very small bundle.
  4. Absence sharpens love, presence strengthens it.
  5. All mankind is divided into three classes: those that are immovable, those that are movable, and those that move.
  6. An investment in knowledge pays the best interest.
  7. Any fool can criticize, condemn and complain and most fools do.
  8. Be slow in choosing a friend, slower in changing.
  9. By failing to prepare, you are preparing to fail.
  10. Content makes poor men rich; discontent makes rich men poor.
  11. Do not squander time for that is the stuff life is made of.
  12. Either write something worth reading or do something worth writing.
  13. He that is good for making excuses is seldom good for anything else.
  14. I didn’t fail the test, I just found 100 ways to do it wrong.
  15. Never confuse motion with action.
  16. Never leave that till tomorrow which you can do today.
  17. Tell me and I forget. Teach me and I remember. Involve me and I learn.
  18. When you’re finished changing, you’re finished.



1 Comment »

  1. so true…there will be sleeping enough in the grave!

    Comment by bookjunkie — May 15, 2010 @ 10:24 AM

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