Favorite Quotes Of Famous Masons

 

“Remember not only to say the right thing in the right place, but far more difficult still, to leave unsaid the wrong thing at the tempting moment.”

 

 

– Bro. Benjamin Franklin

US author, diplomat, inventor, politician, & printer (1706-1790)

St. John’s Lodge of Philadelphia, USA

 

“Always acknowledge a fault. This will throw those in authority off their guard and give you an opportunity to commit more.”

 

 

– Bro. Samuel L. Clemens (Mark Twain)

US humorist and author (1835-1910)

Polar Star Lodge No. 79 A.F.& A.M., Missouri, USA

 

 

“History is more or less bunk. It’s tradition. We don’t want tradition. We want to live in the present and the only history that is worth a tinker’s damn is the history we made today.”

 

– Bro. Henry Ford

US automobile industrialist (1863-1947)

Palestine Lodge No. 357 F.& A.M., Michigan, USA