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Quotations of Benjamin Franklin (Quote/Unquote)

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Publisher Comments:

Applewood Books is pleased to introduce a new series of quotation books which will collect and celebrate the words of great figures from American history. To kick off the series, we begin with three of the Founding Fathers Benjamin Franklin, George Washington, and Thomas Jefferson, and Abraham Lincoln, who ended slavery and led the country through a civil war. The words of these men, from private journals, correspondence, speeches and public writings, are as inspiring and thought-provoking today as when they were first written. This new series is attractively packaged in trim hardcovers with a three-piece case binding. A classic portrait of the author peers out from the front cover with his signature printed below it in gold foil. Each volume contains about 100 quotations. These beautiful little books arrive just in time for the gift-giving holidays.

Synopsis:

This little collection of over 75 inspirational and motivational quotations from Benjamin Franklin is beautifully produced in a hardcover edition with two color printing,. These little gems are destined to find an honored place on every retailer's counter.

Synopsis:

One of the Quote/Unquote Series. This little collection of over 100 inspirational and motivational quotations from Benjamin Franklin is separated into two parts. The first is the Quote section in which contains the most poignant quotes from Dr. Franklin. The second is the Unquote section, in which the more humorous side of Franklin is revealed. Beautifully produced in a hardcover edition with two color printing, these little gems are destined to find an honored place on very retailer's counter.

Synopsis:

Witty and wise commentary about money, life, and the events of the day from one of America's first bestselling authors. Featuring a portrait of the author on the front cover with his signature printed below in gold foil, this classic collection of Franklin quotes will inspire anyone who opens its covers.

About the Author

Benjamin Franklin was born in Boston on January 17, 1706. At the age of 17, he went to Philadelphia and became an apprentice printer and later opening his own printing business. Franklin started the Poor Richard's Almanack in 1733. He continued his civic contributions, helping to found the Library Company in 1731, Philadelphia's Union Fire Company in 1736, the American Philosophical Society in 1743, the Pennsylvania Hospital in 1751, and the Philadelphia Contributionship in 1752. In 1757, Franklin went to England to represent Pennsylvania where he stayed until 1775, as a Colonial representative of Georgia, New Jersey and Massachusetts as well. In 1775, after leaking British letters calling for the containment of Colonial rights, Franklin left England for the Colonies where he began actively working for independence. He was elected to the Second Continental Congress and helped draft the Declaration of Independence. In 1776, Franklin signed the Declaration, and went to France as an ambassador. In his seventies,Franklin returned to America. He became a delegate to the Constitutional Convention and signed the Constitution. Franklin died on April 17, 1790.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781557099389
Editor:
U-Inspire Inc
Publisher:
Applewood Books
Author:
Franklin, Benjamin
Subject:
Non-Classifiable
Subject:
General
Subject:
Quotations
Subject:
United States - Revolutionary War
Subject:
Reference-Quotations Anecdotes and Proverbs
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Hardcover
Series:
Great American Quote Books
Publication Date:
April 2004
Binding:
HARDCOVER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Pages:
32
Dimensions:
6.98x4.20x.32 in. .23 lbs.

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Reference » Quotations Anecdotes and Proverbs

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"Synopsis" by ,
This little collection of over 75 inspirational and motivational quotations from Benjamin Franklin is beautifully produced in a hardcover edition with two color printing,. These little gems are destined to find an honored place on every retailer's counter.
"Synopsis" by , One of the Quote/Unquote Series. This little collection of over 100 inspirational and motivational quotations from Benjamin Franklin is separated into two parts. The first is the Quote section in which contains the most poignant quotes from Dr. Franklin. The second is the Unquote section, in which the more humorous side of Franklin is revealed. Beautifully produced in a hardcover edition with two color printing, these little gems are destined to find an honored place on very retailer's counter.
"Synopsis" by ,
Witty and wise commentary about money, life, and the events of the day from one of America's first bestselling authors. Featuring a portrait of the author on the front cover with his signature printed below in gold foil, this classic collection of Franklin quotes will inspire anyone who opens its covers.
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