Photograph of Benjamin Franklin
Benjamin Franklin (1706 - 1790)
Founding Father of the United States

User profiles are currently in beta. Please sign up below and we’ll send you an invitation as soon as one becomes available!

Why Join? Add popular quotes and authors to your own personalized collection, follow other users, upload picture quotes, and get the quote of the day.

Cite This Source

Using the appropriate style guide, simply copy and paste the information below to add the citation to your bibliography.

  • American Psychological Association (APA):

    Benjamin Franklin Quotes. (n.d.). Quotery. Retrieved April 27, 2017, from

  • Modern Language Association (MLA):

    “Benjamin Franklin Quotes.” Quotery. n.d. Thu. 27 Apr. 2017.


  • Chicago Manual Style (CMS):

    “Benjamin Franklin Quotes.” Quotery. Accessed April 27, 2017.


We need your help to remain the most accurate and informative source of quotes in existence! If this quote needs to be updated (e.g. incorrect information, spelling errors, additional tags), please let us know.