The Wit & Wisdom of Benjamin Franklin




      The Wit & Wisdom of Benjamin Franklin
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. Free Download eBook The Wit & Wisdom of Benjamin Franklin author James C. Humes – bluevapours.co.uk

James C Humes was Ronald Reagan s speechwriter He also wrote speeches for George H.W Bush, Gerald Ford, Richard Nixon and Dwight Eisenhower He has served as a communications advisor to major U.S corporations, including IBM and DuPont He is the author of twenty three other books.

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  • Hardcover
  • 256 pages
  • The Wit & Wisdom of Benjamin Franklin
  • James C. Humes
  • English
  • 15 January 2018
  • 0517163454

10 thoughts on “ The Wit & Wisdom of Benjamin Franklin

  1. MaryEllen Elizabeth Hart says:

    Excellent I recommend this book for every human being I preferred the Biography of Benjamin Franklin, however, reading Benjamin Franklin s personal proverbs insights was interesting.

  2. Cookav says:

    This book by James C Humes compiles the many sayings and philosophical figurings of Benjamin Franklin From his opinions on certain issues of the time to his opinion on other famous people, he uses wit and cleverness to express his beliefs.I knew a little about Benjamin Franklin before I read this book, but he was such a multifaceted person that there was muchfor me to learn He was a printer, writer, librarian, politician, inventor, scientist, postmaster, philosopher, and an avant garde This book by James C Humes compiles t...

  3. Ava C says:

    This book by James C Humes compiles the many sayings and philosophical figurings of Benjamin Franklin From his opinions on certain issues of the time to his opinion on other famous people, he uses wit and cleverness to express his beliefs.I knew a little about Benjamin Franklin before I read this book, but he was such a multifaceted person that there was muchfor me to learn He was a printer, writer, librarian, politician, inventor, scientist, postmaster, philosopher, and an avant garde This book by James C Humes compiles the many sayings and philosophical figurings of Benjamin Franklin From his opinions on certain issues of the time to his opinion on other famous people, he uses wit and cleverness to express his beliefs.I knew a little about Benjamin Franklin before I read this book, but he was such a multifaceted person that there was muchfor me to learn He was a printer, writer, librarian, politician, inventor, scientist, postmaster, philosopher, and an avant garde thinker, to mention a few Although when he was a child he only received 2 years of schooling, he was able to receive a doctorate later in life ...

  4. Ensiform says:

    A collection of sayings and anecdotes by and about Franklin This book is worthless on every level its neither informative nor entertaining indeed, its admirable as an achievement only in that its so shoddily put together.The facts and quotes lack any attribution The quotes are listed by categories seemingly selected at random, often overlapping, such as Preparedness and Planning, Pomposity and Pretentiousness, or Cash and Money Other categories contai...

  5. Maurean says:

    I luv all things Ben, and so I refer to this little gem from time to time A fabulous collection, really This is actually the mister s book I purchased it for him for Christmas 2003 he s another Franklin fan, obviously But, really, who isn t

  6. Robert says:

    This was a gift from the Franklin Institute I am not exactly certain why, but it may have been for serving as a judge for the science web site conference in D.C.All of Ben s stuff is here The thing is, in this day and age of the Internet, a book of quotations seems overkill.

  7. Victor says:

    Great short read that can change your outlook and how to live life My only wish is if each point was deeper Would definitely re read to see where I need to improve on Perfect book to reflect on about yourself.

  8. Christine says:

    collection of quotes

  9. Rebecca says:

    One of my favorite little books nothing in depth, just bits and pieces of Franklin s humor.

  10. Sue says:

    I got tired of it fairly quickly, flipped to the end Franklin was an incredible genius, and did a LOT for humanity and the USA, as we know it.

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