Wise men don't need advice. Fools won't take it. Benjamin Frankli
A dying man can do nothing easy.
Look before, or you'll find yourself behind.
Hope is an essential constituent of human life.
Common sense without education, is better than education without common sense.
A virtuous heretic shall be saved before a wicked Christian.
Little rogues easily become great ones.
When you're testing to see how deep water is, never use two feet.
The refusal of King George to allow the colonies to operate an honest money system, which freed the ordinary man from clutches of the money manipulators was probably the prime cause of the revolution.
If you give up your freedom for safety, you don't deserve either one
Teach your child to hold his tongue; he'll learn fast enough to speak.
Twas Noah who first planted the vineAnd mended his morals by drinking its wine.
After crosses and losses men grow humbler and wiser.
We need a revolution every 200 years, because all governments become stale and corrupt after 200 years.
The doorstep to the temple of wisdom is a knowledge of our own ignorance.
Most people dislike vanity in others, whatever share they have of it themselves; but I give it fair quarter, wherever I meet with it, being persuaded that it is often productive of good to the possessor, and to others who are within his sphere of action: and therefore, in many cases, it would not be
If you'd lose a troublesome visitor, lend him money.
By improving yourself, the world is made better. Be not afraid of growing too slowly. Be afraid only of standing still.
A man wrapped up in himself makes a very small bundle. Benjamin Frankli
The King's cheese is half wasted in parings: But no matter, 'tis made of the people's milk.
Spare when young, and spend when old.
Ambition has its disappointments to sour us, but never the good fortune to satisfy us. Its appetite grows keener by indulgence and all we can gratify it with at present serves but the more to inflame its insatiable desires.
As to Jesus of Nazareth, my opinion of whom you particularly desire, I think the system of Morals and his Religion, as he left them to us, the best the World ever saw or is likely to see; but I apprehend it has received various corrupting Changes; and I have, with most of the present Dissenters in E
Glass, China, and Reputation, are easily cracked, and never well mended.
Wealth and Content are not always Bed-fellows.
God heals, and the doctor takes the fees.
Nothing great comes without enthusiasm.
If you want something done, ask a busy person.
You must not, when you have gained a victory, use any triumphing or insulting expressions, nor show too much of the pleasure you feel; but endeavour to console your adversary, and make him less dissatisfied with himself by every kind and civil expression that may be used with truth; such as, you und
It is the duty of mankind on all suitable occasions to acknowledge their dependence on the Divine Being... Almighty God would mercifully interpose and still the rage of war among the nations... He would take this province under His protection, confound the designs and defeat the attempts of its enem