Creditors have better memories than debtors.
Lost time can never be found again
Life's Tragedy is that we get old to soon and wise too late.
Wine makes daily living easier, less hurried with fewer tensions and more tolerance.
If you would not be laughed at, be the first to laugh at yourself.
It is a grand mistake to think of being great without goodness and I pronounce it as certain that there was never a truly great man that was not at the same time truly virtuous.
All things are cheap to the saving, dear to the wasteful
For every minute spent in organizing, an hour is earned.
Take the money in your wallet and invest it in your mind. And in return, your mind will fill up your wallet!
Bad gains are true losses.
The world is run by the people who show up.
A man wrapped up in himself makes a very small bundle.
Moderation in all things - including moderation.
Eat to live, don't live to eat.
Better slip with foot than tongue.
In the beginning of the contest with Britain, when we were sensible of danger, we had daily prayers in this room for Divine protection," he stated. "Our prayers, Sir, were heard, and they were graciously answered. ... Do we imagine we no longer need His assistance?
Critics are our friends, they show us our faults.
Cut the Wings of your Hens and Hopes, lest they lead you a weary Dance after them.
Private property...is the creature of society and is subject to the calls of that society even to the last farthing.
Educate your children to self-control, to the habit of holding passion and prejudice and evil tendencies subject to an upright and reasoning will, and you have done much to abolish misery from their future and crimes from society.
Look before, or you'll find yourself behind.
The eye of the master will do more work than both his hands.
Love of country is the Mason's deed; world citizenship is his thought.
I am the laziest man in the world. I invented all those things to save myself from toil.
Happiness depends more on the inward disposition of mind than on outward circumstances.
We must, indeed, all hang together or, most assuredly, we shall all hang separately. Benjamin Fran
If we do not hang together, we shall surely hang separately. Benjamin Fran
Write with the learned, pronounce with the vulgar.
How can any Action be meritorious of Praise or Dispraise, Reward or Punishment, when the natural Principle of Self-Love is the only and the irresistible Motive to it?
While we may not be able to control all that happens to us, we can control what happens inside us.