Benjamin Franklin Once Said…

Benjamin Franklin was born on January 17, 1706 and died on April 17, 1790. Franklin was an American polymath and one of the Founding Fathers of the United States. Franklin was a leading writer, printer, political philosopher, politician, Freemason, postmaster, scientist, inventor, humorist, civic activist, statesman, and diplomat.

As a scientist, he was a major figure in the American Enlightenment and the history of physics for his discoveries and theories regarding electricity. As an inventor, he is known for the lightning rod, bifocals, and the Franklin stove, among other inventions.

Tell me and I forget. Teach me and I remember. Involve me and I learn. – Ben Franklin

Yes I get the information about the people who I am using their quotes from Google or Wikipedia. But if one continues to read you find out why I picked who and what it is about their quote.

I was looking in today in history for inspiration and I wasn’t feeling the people I came across so I picked Benjamin Franklin for the many things he did and for being one of our founding fathers of the United States.

I love this quote because as I get older I feel this is most like me. I am forgetful at times, shit happens. But I’m not too old to be taught and I like being taught and learning new things. Lastly I am hands on when it comes to learning, many are so involving and showing me will teach me fastest.