There is nothing wrong with retirement as long as one doesn't allow it to interfere with one's work.
Life's Tragedy is that we get old to soon and wise too late.
People want to catch a buzz. That is why drugs are illegal, yet people still try to get their hands on them no matter what the consequence. Drugs make us happy, they may not be healthy.
Our Constitution is in actual operation; everything appears to promise that it will last; but in this world nothing is certain but death and taxes.
Evil, as evil, can never be chosen; and though evil is often the effect of our own choice, yet we never desire it but under the appearance of an imaginary good.
The one who fails to prepare is preparing to fail.
Nothing brings more pain than too much pleasure; nothing more bondage than too much liberty.
Wine is constant proof that God loves us and loves to see us happy.
But our great security lies, I think, in our growing strength.
What maintains one vice would bring up two children.
Money is of a prolific generating nature. Money can beget money, and its offspring can beget more.
Buy what thou hast no need of and ere long thou shalt sell thy necessities. Benjamin Fran
Don't judge men's wealth or godliness by their Sunday appearance.
When you're finished changing, you're finished. Benjamin Frankli
No European who has tasted savage life can afterwards bear to live in our societies.
The honest Man takes Pains, and then enjoys Pleasures; the knave takes Pleasure, and then suffers Pains.
You will find the key to success under the alarm clock.
That Quantity that is sufficient, the Stomach can perfectly concoct and digest, and it sufficeth the due Nourishment of the Body.
He's a fool that makes his doctor his heir.
Wise men don't need advice. Fools won't take it.
By my rambling digressions I perceive myself to be growing old.
Nor is it of much Importance to us to know the Manner in which Nature executes her laws; 'tis enough to know the Laws themselves.
The man who does things makes mistakes, but he doesn't make the biggest mistake of all-doing nothing.
An assembly of great men is the greatest fool upon earth.
Cunning proceeds from lack of capacity.
Most people return small favors, acknowledge medium ones and repay greater ones - with ingratitude.
The first mistake in public business is the going into it.
Nine men in ten are would be suicides.
Silence is not always a sign of wisdom, but babbling is ever a mark of folly.
That which hurts, also instructs.