For the best return on your money, pour your purse into your head.
When about 16 Years of Age, I happened to meet with a Book written by one Tryon, recommending a Vegetable Diet. I determined to go into it.... My refusing to eat Flesh occasioned an inconveniency, and I was frequently chid for my singularity....
'Tis more noble to forgive, and more manly to despise, than to revenge an Injury.
When the well is dry, we know the worth of water.
When befriended, remember it; when you befriend, forget it.
The world is full of fools and faint hearts; and yet everyone has courage enough to bear the misfortunes, and wisdom enough to manage the affairs, of his neighbor.
History will also give occasion to expatiate on the advantage of civil orders and constitutions; how men and their properties are protected by joining in societies and establishing government; their industry encouraged and rewarded, arts invented, and life made more comfortable; the advantages of li
An investment in knowledge pays the best interest.
Be at war with your vices, at peace with your neighbors, and let every new year find you a better man.
Don't halloo until you're out of the wood.
That which hurts, also instructs.
Guests, like fish, begin to smell after three days. Benjamin Frankli
Lost time is never found again, and what we call time enough, always proves little enough.
The US Constitution only guarantees your rights as a citizen, it doesn't guarantee happiness. It may take work, but if you have your rights, happiness is very possible.
Better slip with foot than tongue.
I fear the man who drinks water and so remembers this morning what the rest of us said last night
All would live long, but none would be old.
Take one thing with another, and the world is a pretty good sort of a world, and it is our duty to make the best of it, and be thankful.
Justice is as strictly due between neighbor nations as between neighbor citizens.
Humility makes great men twice honorable
When the well is dry, people know the worth of water. [so appreciate what you have while you have it]
Pride that dines on vanity, sups on contempt.
Fiction or fable allures to instruction.
Tomorrow, every Fault is to be amended; but that Tomorrow never comes.
You have two choices, write about something of significance or do something someone wants to write about.
Reader, I wish thee Health, Wealth, Happiness, And may kind Heaven thy Year's Industry bless.
You must always be prepared. Make sure to look at things from all angles. If you are not prepared you will fail.
The eye of the master will do more work than both his hands.
In this world nothing is certain but death and taxes.
Women are books, and men the readers be...