Mar 18, 2008  · Benjamin Franklin remains one of America’s most cherished historical figures. He was an inventor, a writer, a philosopher and a statesman; though he’s considered a Founding Father of our nation, the average person may remember him best for the wit and wisdom of his most famous sayings, many of which have passed nobly into cliché.

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Mar 18, 2008  · Benjamin Franklin remains one of America’s most cherished historical figures. He was an inventor, a writer, a philosopher and a statesman; though he’s considered a Founding Father of our nation, the average person may remember him best for the wit and wisdom of his most famous sayings, many of which have passed nobly into cliché.

Benjamin Franklin, perhaps the pivotal figure in colonial and revolutionary America, comes vividly to life in this masterly biography. Wit, diplomat, scientist, philosopher, businessman, inventor, and bon vivant, Benjamin Franklin was in every respect America’s first Renaissance man.

One of 17 children, Benjamin Franklin was born in Boston on January 17, 1706. He ended his formal education at the age of 10 and began working as an apprentice at a newspaper. Running away to Philadelphia at 17, he worked for a printer, later opening his own print shop.

Franklin, Benjamin, 1706-1790, John P. Holms and Karin. Baji. 1999. Bite-size Ben Franklin: Wit & Wisdom From a Founding Father. New York: Thomas Dunn Books. Chicago / Turabian – Humanities Citation (style guide) Franklin, Benjamin, 1706-1790, John P. Holms and Karin. Baji, Bite-size Ben Franklin: Wit & Wisdom From a Founding Father.

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A treasury of over 900 quotations spoken by the first "American" as well as numerous entertaining anecdotes about his adventures and misadventures, making it the fourth in the WIT & WISDOM series from RHVP. Covering everything from Sage Sayings to Franklin Fables, it even incudes a time line of Franklin’s life and the world around him.

The Wit and Wisdom is a collection of aphorisms taken from the the pages of the almanack. In terms of background information, there is some (minimal) biographical information about Benjamin Franklin and even less information on the almanack. The adages are aranged by general subject.

Poor Richard’s Almanack (sometimes Almanac) was a yearly almanac published by Benjamin Franklin, who adopted the pseudonym of "Poor Richard" or "Richard Saunders" for this purpose. The publication appeared continually from 1732 to 1758. It sold exceptionally well for a pamphlet published in the American colonies; print runs reached 10,000 per year.

Ben Franklin’s inventiveness made him the greatest American genius of them all. Now the spirit of Ben meets the challenges of 21st-century living in Ben Franklin’s Almanac of Wit, Wisdom and Practical Advice. With the 1,538 tips in this amazing book, you’ll be able to do everything smarter, better, and cheaper–just like Ben himself!

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The sayings of Poor Richard: wit, wisdom, and humor of Benjamin Franklin in the proverbs and maxims of Poor Richard’s almanacks for 1733 to 1758 1970, Americanization department, Veterans of foreign wars of the United States Microform in English 11. Poor Richard’s almanack: Benjamin Franklin’s best sayings.

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For most people, Franklin’s fame as a writer and printer rests on Poor Richard’s Almanack which is commonly recognized for the wit and wisdom spun by Franklin under the pseudonym Richard Saunders.But Benjamin Franklin’s accomplishments were far greater. He was considered the most accomplished printer in Colonial America.