When you get into a tight place and everything goes against you, till it seems as though you could not hold on a minute longer, never give up then, for that is just the place and time that the tide will turn.When you're down to nothing, God is up to something. The faithful see the invisible, believe
The only thing that is more expensive than education is ignorance.
Security without liberty is called prison.
Nothing brings more pain than too much pleasure; nothing more bondage than too much liberty.
It is very hard to dislike someone you have helped
Honesty is the best policy.
Make yourself sheep and the wolves will eat you.
Bargaining has neither friends nor relations.
All the heavenly Bodies, the Stars and Planets, are regulated with the utmost Wisdom! And can we suppose less Care to be taken in the Order of the moral than in the natural System?
A small leak can sink a great ship
It is easier to prevent bad habits than to break them. Benjamin Fran
Experience is the best teacher, but a fool will learn from no other.
Not to oversee workmen is to leave them your purse open.
Success is the residue of planning.
I early found that when I worked for myself alone, myself alone worked for me; but when I worked for others also, others worked also for me.
The way to wealth is as plain as the way to market. It depends chiefly on two words, industry and frugality: that is, waste neither time nor money, but make the best use of both. Without industry and frugality nothing will do, and with them everything.
He that cannot obey, cannot command.
The wise man draws more advantage from his enemies than the fool from his friends
Most men die from the neck up at age twenty-five because they stop dreaming.
Don't you know, that all wives are in the right? It may be you don't, for you are yet a young husband.
A perfect character might be attended with the inconvenience of being envied and hated; and that a benevolent man should allow a few faults in himself, to keep his friends in countenance.
Happiness consists more in small conveniences or pleasures that occur every day, than in great pieces of good fortune that happen but seldom to a man in the course of his life.
Little strokes fell great oaks.
A house is not a home unless it contains food and fire for the mind as well as the body.
Write injuries in dust, benefits in marble. Benjamin Fran
The heart of a fool is in his mouth, but the mouth of a wise man is in his heart.
If you would be loved, love, and be loveable.
If it were not for the Belly, the Back might wear Gold.
He is no clown that drives the plow, but he that doth clownish things.
If we give up freedom for security, we are in danger of losing both.