A good conscience is a continual Christmas.
Don't think to hunt two hares with one dog.
Freedom of speech is the great bulwark of liberty; they prosper and die together: And it is the terror of traitors and oppressors, and a barrier against them. It produces excellent writers, and encourages men of fine genius.
We can defer, yet time is most certainly not.
The generous Mind least regards money, and yet most feels the Want of it.
Poverty wants some things, Luxury many things, Avarice all things
It takes many good deeds to build a good reputation, and only one bad one to lose it.
There is no gains without pain.
Honesty is the best policy. Benjamin Frankli
Love and toothache have many cures, but none infallible, except possession and dispossession.
A highwayman is as much a robber when he plunders in a gang as when single; and a nation that makes an unjust war is only a great gang.
Half a truth is often a great lie.
Neglect mending a small fault and 'twill soon be a great one.
Setting too good an Example is a Kind of slander seldom forgiven.
Those who beat their swords into plowshares usually end up plowing for those who kept their swords.
Most people dislike vanity in others, whatever share they have of it themselves.
Don't cry over spilled milk
Private property...is the creature of society and is subject to the calls of that society even to the last farthing.
Private property ... is a Creature of Society, and is subject to the Calls of that Society, whenever its Necessities shall require it, even to its last Farthing, its contributors therefore to the public Exigencies are not to be considered a Benefit on the Public, entitling the Contributors to the Di
The man that walks wit crowd, will get no farther than the crowd. The man that walks alone, will reach places unknown.
A slip of the foot you may soon recover, but a slip of the tongue you may never get over.
Never take a wife till thou hast a house (and a fire) to put her in.
It's the easiest thing in the world for a man to deceive himself.
Energy and persistence conquer all things. Benjamin Frank
If you would know the value of money; go, and try to borrow some! For, he that goes a borrowing, goes a sorrowing! and indeed, so does he that lends to such people, when he goes to get it in again!
I look upon death to be as necessary to our constitution as sleep. We shall rise refreshed in the morning.
If you want to make a friend, let someone do you a favor.
Work as if you were to live a hundred years. Pray as if you were to die tomorrow.
There are three things extremely hard: steel, a diamond, and to know one's self. Benjamin Fran
Wish not so much to live long as to live well.