The U. S. Constitution doesn't guarantee happiness, only the pursuit of it. You have to catch up with it yourself.
Time is an herb that cures all Diseases.
Carelessness does more harm than a want of knowledge.
If you do not exclude them, in less than 200 years our descendants will be working in the fields to furnish them substance, while they will be in the counting houses rubbing their hands. I warn you, gentlemen, if you do not exclude Jews for all time, your children will curse you in your graves.
Half-wits talk much, but say little.
Happiness depends more on the inward disposition of mind than on outward circumstances.
If you want to make a friend, let someone do you a favor.
Lost time is never found again. 1
Buy what thou hast no need of and ere long thou shalt sell thy necessities. Benjamin Fran
When Wine enters, out goes the Truth.
All wars are follies, very expensive and very mischievous ones. Benjamin Fran
Speak ill of no man, but speak all the good you know of everybody.
If a man could have half of his wishes, he would double his troubles.
Creditors have better memories than debtors. Benjamin Frankli
Prayers and Provender hinder no Journey.
In every animal that walks upright, the deficiency of the Fluids that fill the Muscles appears first in the highest Part: The Face first grows lank and wrinkled; then the neck; then the breast and arms; the lower parts continuing to the last as plump as ever; so that covering all above with a basket
Fond pride of dress is sure a very curse
A penny saved is two pence clear.
Those who are willing to forfeit liberty for security will have neither.
For every minute spent in organizing, an hour is earned.
Being ignorant is not so much a shame, as being unwilling to learn.
A great empire, like a great cake, is most easily diminished at the edges. Benjamin Frankli
What is best for people is what they do for themselves.
A traveller should have a hog's nose, a deer's legs, and an ass's back.
Most men die from the neck up at age twenty-five because they stop dreaming.
We are all born ignorant, but one must work hard to remain stupid.
The exact Quantity and Quality being found out, is to be kept to constantly.
One mend-fault is worth two find-faults, but one find-fault is better than two make-faults.
I believe ... that the soul of man is immortal and will be treated with justice in another life, respecting its conduct in this.
The learned fool writes his nonsense in better language than the unlearned, but it is still nonsense.