Quotes of franklin

  1. It's easy to kick somebody when they're down. George W. Bush has dealt with more difficult issues than any president since Franklin Roosevelt. And I've told my colleagues it's time that we go stand up for the president. – John Boehner
  2. There was a time in American history when almost every white person knew who Aretha Franklin was. – Peabo Bryson
  3. Meeting Franklin Roosevelt was like opening your first bottle of champagne; knowing him was like drinking it. – Winston Churchill
  4. I don't want to go negative on Franklin Delano Roosevelt, but he didn't pass an economic deal in the first 100 days. We have passed the largest Recovery Act in the history of the country. – Rahm Emanuel
  5. Jackson, however, persevered. He joined the Franklin Debating Society, an institution that had been in existence over fifty years, and had enrolled in its membership some of the ablest men in Virginia. – Daniel H. Hill
  6. Since Social Security was established by President Franklin D. Roosevelt in 1935 to ensure economic security for American workers, poverty among American seniors has dramatically declined. – Steve Israel
  7. Franklin Roosevelt said the test of our progress is not whether we add more to the abundance to those who have much; it is whether we provide enough to those who have too little. This reconciliation package fails that test as well. – Patrick J. Kennedy
  8. If their were more Franklin operations it could help the cause much more than right wing activity. – Tom Metzger
  9. Benjamin Franklin said there were only two things certain in life: death and taxes. But I'd like to add a third certainty: trash. And while some in this room might want to discuss reducing taxes, I want to talk about reducing trash. – Ruth Ann Minner
  10. Franklin Roosevelt was very concerned about environmental issues. – Gaylord Nelson
  11. The issues are by some geometric number- 100 or 200 or 500- times more complicated today than we appreciated them to be when Franklin Roosevelt was around. – Gaylord Nelson
  12. It is really quite amazing that all of the folks supporting privatization, from the president on down, keep invoking the name of my grandfather, Franklin Delano Roosevelt. – James Roosevelt
  13. I know I'm not going to sing like Aretha Franklin or Elvis Presley or any of those people. – George Thorogood
  14. Ben Franklin may have discovered electricity- but it is the man who invented the meter who made the money. – Earl Warren

Usage examples for franklin

  1. New York: 1829. 5. Benjamin Franklin – Brief History of English and American Literature by Henry A. Beers
  2. And of which bit of verse Franklin once dryly remarked, that as to the thunder, he left it where he found it, and that more than a million of his countrymen co- operated with him in snatching the sceptre. – Inventors by Philip Gengembre Hubert
  3. I only know now, you see, dear Franklin – Franklin Kane by Anne Douglas Sedgwick
  4. Mrs. Franklin and I have remarked upon it. – The Crevice by William John Burns and Isabel Ostrander
  5. There is an interesting comparison between this sample bottle of the humor of Mark Twain and that contained in the volume entitled " Something Else Again," by Franklin P. Adams. – Love Conquers All by Robert C. Benchley
  6. Let it be added to this great scientist's credit that he never sought to patent any of his inventions, giving them, as Franklin had done, free to all the world. – American Men of Mind by Burton E. Stevenson
  7. The scientific results of the Lady Franklin Bay Expedition were so carefully and so thoroughly gathered that no expedition to the Arctic since has given value of equal importance. – My Attainment of the Pole by Frederick A. Cook
  8. Yes- the new man was once a friend of mine- Franklin his name is- Percy Franklin – Lord of the World by Robert Hugh Benson
  9. Many a man has been the better for being too poor to attend school, like Franklin Lincoln, Peter Cooper, and ten thousand other Americans. – Increasing Personal Efficiency by Russell H. Conwell
  10. Dr. Franklin is a New- Englander. – From the Easy Chair, series 2 by George William Curtis
  11. How different it was from Franklin – Marjorie Dean High School Freshman by Pauline Lester
  12. Dawn crept into the room at last, and Franklin came on the early train. – A Daughter of the Middle Border by Hamlin Garland
  13. Five years ago, I began to go to the Franklin evening school. – Memories of Childhood's Slavery Days by Annie L. Burton
  14. This Mr. Franklin had been a common printer's boy, Mrs. Esmond had heard; a pretty pass things were coming to when such persons rode in the coach of the Commander- in- Chief! – The Virginians by William Makepeace Thackeray
  15. France, new revolution in 1848. Franklin Dr, is examined by the House of Commons on Mr Glenville's measures of taxation. – The Constitutional History of England From 1760 to 1860 by Charles Duke Yonge
  16. Franklin J.: Journey to the Shores of the Polar Sea. – Primitive Love and Love-Stories by Henry Theophilus Finck
  17. Franklin believed in the efficacy and duty of prayer, and Franklin was an Infidel. – Abraham Lincoln: Was He A Christian? by John B. Remsburg
  18. And when this newcomer from the old land set his face northward to an unknown destination, the two women had prayed as the mother did in the old days when the daughter was but a babe at her knee, and it was not yet certain that Franklin and his men had been cast away forever. – Northern Lights by Gilbert Parker
  19. Before the time of Franklin people did not know what light- ning was. – Stories of Great Americans for Little Americans by Edward Eggleston

Rhymes for franklin

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