That which hurts, also instructs.
Flesh eating is unprovoked murder.
Outside Independence Hall when the Constitutional Convention of 1787 ended
Games lubricate the body and the mind.
When nature gave us tears, She gave us leave to weep.
Willows are weak, but they bind the Faggot.
Among the numerous luxuries of the table...coffee may be considered as one of the most valuable. It excites cheerfulness without intoxication; and the pleasing flow of spirits which it occasions...is never followed by sadness, languor or debility.
Take heed of the Vinegar of sweet Wine, and the Anger of Good-nature.
Dost thou love life? Then do not squander time, for that is the stuff life is made of.
Evils come not, then our fears are vain; And if they do fear but augments the pain.
Strange secrets are let out by Death Who blabs so oft the follies of this world.
Buy what thou hast no need of and ere long thou shalt sell thy necessities.
In general, mankind, since the improvement of cookery, eats twice as much as nature requires.
Speak and speed: the close mouth catches no flies.
We can defer, yet time is most certainly not.
Never praise your cider or your horse
Venison and venery defeated me.
The United States Constitutional Convention, except for three or four persons, thought prayers unnecessary.
If you have time don't wait for time.
Tis a common observation here that our cause is the cause of all mankind, and that we are fighting for their liberty in defending our own.
He that has not got a wife is not yet a complete man.
To be humble to superiors is a duty, to equals courtesy, to inferiors nobleness.
Slavery is ...an atrocious debasement of human nature.
Snowy winter, a plentiful harvest.
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
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.
Religion I found to be without any tendency to inspire, promote, or confirm morality, serves principally to divide us and make us unfriendly to one another.
We must, indeed, all hang together or, most assuredly, we shall all hang separately. Benjamin Fran
What more valuable than Gold? Diamonds. Than Diamonds? Virtue.
Rather go to bed with out dinner than to rise in debt. Benjamin Fran