Let thy Discontents be Secrets. But he emerged as one of the most outspoken inoculation advocates in the Colonies. Franklin also was a key figure in the colonial postal system. From the outset, his father hinted otherwise.
There are three faithful friends — An old wife, an old dog, and ready money.
It is better to take many injuries than to give one. Franklin believed in a Creator - God who possessed great wisdom, goodness, and power.
The way to be safe is never to be secure. Where there is hunger, law is not regarded; and where law is not regarded, there will be hunger. You may be more happy than princes if you will be more virtuous. If you would have your business done, go; if not, send. The wolf sheds his coat once a year, his disposition never.
In the affairs of this world men are saved, not by faith, but by the want of it. He that would travel much should eat little. He believed that the executive power was too much to be placed in the hands of one man, because the power would be easier to misuse.
Mankind are very odd creatures: Over several years, he worked to settle a tax dispute and other issues involving descendants of William Pennthe owners of the colony of Pennsylvania. You shall go beyond all your Competitors who are careless, idle or superficial in their Acquisitions, and be at the Head of your Profession.
It is not so. The heart of a fool is in his mouth, but the mouth of a wise man is in his heart. As sore places meet most rubs, proud folks meet most affronts.
There are no gains without pains. Architect of the Capitol This kind of morality made for a better, more humane society. Hold your council before dinner; the full belly hates Thinking as well as Acting.
Proclaim not all thou knoweth, all thou owest, all thou hast, nor all thou canst.
How few his precepts! Retirement allowed him to concentrate on public service and also pursue more fully his longtime interest in science. He is angry for something, and will not be pleased for nothing.
By that logic, risking her son to inoculation was unacceptable. Tis easy to frame a good bold resolution; but hard is the Task that concerns execution.
Thou hadst better eat salt with the Philosophers of Greece, than sugar with the Courtiers of Italy. In the s, he conducted experiments that contributed to the understanding of electricity, and invented the lightning rod, which protected buildings from fires caused by lightning.Ezra Stiles (–), the Calvinist president of Yale College, was curious about Benjamin Franklin (–) and his faith.
Inhe asked the nation's senior statesman if he would commit his religious beliefs to paper. Franklin agreed. A painting of Franklin’s return to Philadelphia from Europe in shows him flanked by his son-in-law (in red), his daughter and Benjamin Bache (in blue), the grandson he’d taken to France.
Benjamin Franklin was the tenth son born to his father who was on his second wife, which in total his father had seventeen children. Benjamin Franklin father wanted him to become a clergy but can afford only to send him for one year in order to become a clergy you needed years of schooling.
> Benjamin Franklin and His Relation to American Identity Benjamin Franklin and His Relation to American Identity Combined, all of these traits make up the “American Identity.
Their first child was named Francis Folger Franklin and was born in October Sadly, he passed away just four years later from smallpox. Sarah Franklin, their next child, was born in The Franklins had eight grandchildren: Benjamin, William, Betsy, Louis, Deborah, Richard, Sarah and William Temple (son of Benjamin's illegitimate son William).
In late Benjamin Franklin received a startling package from an unknown sender.Download