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$100 Note
   shows   
Benjamin Franklin
Statesman
Capt. Benjamin Franklin "Hawkeye" Pierce, M.D.
   is a fictional doctor in   
M*A*S*H
Surgeon in the novels, movie, and TV series
Benjamin Franklin
   invented   
The Lightning Rod
1752
Benjamin Franklin
   was born on   
January 17, 1706
American statesman
Benjamin Franklin
   wrote   
Memoirs of the Private Life of Benjamin Franklin
Published 1791
Benjamin Franklin
   invented   
The Bifocal Lens
1784; Philadelphia, PA; United States. Ben had poor vision and needed glasses to read. He got tired of constantly taking them off and putting them back on, so he decided to figure out a way to make his glasses let him see both near and far. He had two pairs of spectacles cut in half and put half of each lens in a single frame.
Benjamin Franklin
   said   
"Any Fool Can Criticize, Condemn, and Complain – and Most Fools Do"
Benjamin Franklin
   said   
"If Your Head is Wax, Don’t Walk in the Sun"
Benjamin Franklin
   said   
"Beware the Young Doctor and the Old Barber"
Benjamin Franklin
   said   
"In This World Nothing Can Be Said to Be Certain, Except Death and Taxes"
American statesman and scientist
Benjamin Franklin
   said   
"A Penny Saved is a Penny Earned"
US author, diplomat, inventor, physicist, politician & printer
Benjamin Franklin
   said   
"It is Hard for an Empty Bag to Stand Upright"
US author, diplomat, inventor, physicist, politician & printer
Benjamin Franklin
   said   
"A Countryman Between Two Lawyers is Like a Fish Between Two Cats"
US author, diplomat, inventor physicist, politician & printer
Benjamin Franklin
   said   
"At 20 Years of Age the Will Reigns, at 30 the Wit, at 40 the Judgment"
US author, diplomat, inventor, physicist, politician & printer
FranklinCovey
   was named after   
Benjamin Franklin and Stephen Covey.
The company was formed in a 1997 merger of FranklinQuest and the Covey Leadership Center. FranklinQuest was best known for selling personal management systems inspired by the writings of Benjamin Franklin.
Benjamin Franklin
   invented   
The Franklin Stove
(1706-1790), USA. His invention of an iron furnace stove allowed people to warm their homes less dangerously and with less wood.
Benjamin Franklin Had a Pet Bear Named Gentle Bear
   is   
False
Benjamin Franklin
   said   
"Either Write Something Worth Reading or Do Something Worth Writing"
American statesman, scientist and philosopher
Benjamin Franklin
   said   
"Reading Makes a Full Man, Meditation a Profound Man, Discourse a Clear Man"
American statesman, scientist and philosopher
Benjamin Franklin
   said   
"Lost Time is Never Found Again"
American statesman, scientist, inventor and philosopher
Benjamin Franklin
   is played by Orson Welles in   
La Fayette (1961)
Benjamin Franklin
   is buried in   
Christ Church Burial Ground, Philadelphia, PA, USA
Inventor, statesman, diplomat






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