I was surprised to find myself so much fuller of Faults than I had imagined, but I had the Satisfaction of seeing them diminish.
Neglect mending a small fault and 'twill soon be a great one.
If we do not hang together, we shall surely hang separately.
The proof of gold is fire...
Most people return small favors, acknowledge medium ones and repay greater ones - with ingratitude.
If any man flatters me, I'll flatter him again; tho' he were my best Friend.
Tomorrow, every Fault is to be amended; but that Tomorrow never comes. Benjamin Fran
At a great pennyworth pause a while.
Those who govern, having much business on their hands, do not generally like to take the trouble of considering and carrying into execution new projects. The best public measures are therefore seldom adopted from previous wisdom, but forced by the occasion.
I wake up every morning at nine and grab for the morning paper. Then I look at the obituary page. If my name is not on it, I get up.
Interest which blinds some People, enlightens others.
In prosperous fortunes be modest and wise, The greatest may fall, and the lowest may rise: But insolent People that fall in disgrace, Are wretched and nobody pities their Case.
One day is worth a thousand tomorrows.
The good or ill hap of a good or ill life, is the good or ill choice of a good or ill wife.
He who will not be counseled cannot be helped.
Cheese and salt meat, should be sparingly eat.
Lost time is never found again, and what we call time enough, always proves little enough.
Out of adversity comes opportunity.
He that would live in peace and at ease must not speak all he knows or all he sees. Benjamin Frankli
Nine men in ten are would be suicides.
Take time for all things: great haste makes great waste. Benjamin Frankli
Never praise your cider or your horse
Since thou are not sure of a minute, throw not away an hour.
When the well is dry, people know the worth of water. [so appreciate what you have while you have it]
Let the experiment be made.
Do well by doing good.
Most men die from the neck up at age twenty-five because they stop dreaming.
A father's a treasure; a brother's a comfort; a friend is both.
Rather go to bed with out dinner than to rise in debt. Benjamin Frankli
Who is rich? He that rejoices in his portion.