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5 Benjamin Franklin Quotes to Make You Wiser

Besides being an honored and respected politician, Benjamin Franklin was a writer, inventor, freemason, humorist and diplomat; all of these gifts from a man who never even finished school. His determination and moral consciousness made him one of America’s most iconic thinkers and ‘do-ers’ in history.

Here are 5 Benjamin Franklin quotes to make you become the wisest person you know:

1. He that can have patience can have what he will.

2. We are all born ignorant, but one must work hard to remain stupid.

3. Do not anticipate trouble, or worry about what may never happen. Keep in the sunlight.

4. A slip of the foot you may soon recover, but a slip of the tongue you may never get over.

5. There are two ways to increase your wealth. Increase your means or decrease your wants. The best is to do both at the same time.