Each year one vicious habit discarded, in time might make the worst of us good. Benjamin Frankli
We believe that there is one economic lesson which our twentieth century experience has demonstrated conclusively-that America can no more survive and grow without big business than it can survive and grow without small business.... the two are interdependent. You cannot strengthen one by weakening
Life with Fools consists in Drinking; with the wise Man, living's Thinking.
If you'd be beloved, make yourself amiable. A true friend is the best possession.
There are three things extremely hard: steel, a diamond, and to know one's self. Benjamin Fran
Sloth makes all things difficult, but industry all things easy.
It's the easiest thing in the world for a man to deceive himself.
Man is a tool-making animal
When you are good to others, you are best to yourself.
Wise men don't need advice. Fools won't take it.
When you assemble a number of men to have the advantage of their joint wisdom, you inevitably assemble with those men all their prejudices, their passions, their errors of opinion, their local interests and their selfish views.
Let every fart count as a peal of thunder for liberty. Let every fart remind the nation of how much it has let pass out of its control. It is a small gesture, but one that can be very effective - especially in a large crowd. So fart, and if you must, fart often. But always fart without apology. Fart
Nothing is so tiresome to one's self, as well as so odious to others, as disguise and affectation.
Rather go to bed with out dinner than to rise in debt.
Sloth, like rust, consumes faster than labor wears, while the used key is always bright.
A full Belly makes a dull Brain: The Muses starve in a Cook's Shop.
A true friend is the greatest possesion.
At twenty years of age the will reigns; at thirty, the wit; and at forty, the judgment. Benjamin Fran
Squeamish stomachs cannot eat without pickles.
Two dry Sticks will burn a green One.
I am on this account not displeased that the Figure is not known as a Bald Eagle, but looks more like a Turkey. For the Truth the Turkey is in Comparison a much more respectable Bird, and withal a true original Native of America... He is besides, though a little vain & silly, a Bird of Courage, and
Christianity commands us to pass by injuries; policy, to let them pass by us.
Speak and speed: the close mouth catches no flies.
A lonely man on a rainy night who cannot read.
Mary's mouth cost her nothing for she never opens it but at others' expense.
Give me 26 lead soldiers and I will conquer the world.
Tell me and I forget. Teach me and I remember. Involve me and I learn. 1
Great spenders are bad lenders.
He that drinks his Cyder alone, let him catch his Horse alone.
I have found Christian dogma unintelligible. Early in life, I absenteed myself from Christian assemblies.