Money has never made man happy, nor will it, there is nothing in its nature to produce happiness. The more of it one has the more one wants.
If you want something done, ask a busy person.
Slavery is such an atrocious debasement of human nature, that its very extirpation, if not performed with solicitous care, may sometimes open a source of serious evils.
Early to bed and early to rise makes a man healthy, wealthy and wise. 1
Motivation is when your dreams put on work clothes
Evils come not, then our fears are vain; And if they do fear but augments the pain.
Every accent, every emphasis, every modulation of voice, was so perfectly well turned and well placed, that, without being interested in the subject, one could not help being pleased with the discourse; a pleasure of much the same kind with that received from an excellent piece of music. This is an
Being ignorant is not so much a shame, as being unwilling to learn.
Your best investment is to pour your purse into your head, and no one can take it away from you.
Venison and venery defeated me.
Being ignorant is not so much a shame, as being unwilling to learn. Benjamin Frankli
He who gives up freedom for safety deserves neither.
Twas Noah who first planted the vineAnd mended his morals by drinking its wine.
Neglect kills injuries, revenge increases them.
You can not pluck roses without fear of thorns, Nor enjoy a fair wife without danger of horns.
Historians relate not so much what is done as what they would have believed.
Only a virtuous people are capable of freedom. As nations become corrupt and vicious, they have more need of masters." -The 5000 Year Leap
Scarcely have I ever heard or read the introductory phrase, "I may say without vanity," but some striking and characteristic instance of vanity has immediately followed.
Let thy vices die before thee.
He who will not be counseled cannot be helped.
Energy and persistence conquer all things. 1
If you know how to spend less than you get, you have the philosopher's stone. Benjamin Fran
Pride gets into the Coach, and Shame mounts behind.
There is much money given to be laughed at, though the purchasers don't know it; witness A.'s fine horse, and B.'s fine house.
Many people die at twenty five and aren't buried until they are seventy five.
Who is rich? He that is content. Who is that? Nobody.
If you wish information and improvement from the knowledge of others, and yet at the same time express yourself as firmly fix'd in your present opinions, modest, sensible men, who do not love disputation, will probably leave you undisturbed in the possession of your error.
If Men are so wicked as we now see them with Religion what would they be if without it?
There's many witty men whose brains can't fill their bellies.
Take courage, Mortal... Death cannot banish you from the Universe.