Beware of little expenses. A small leak will sink a great ship. Benjamin Fran
There will be plenty of time to sleep once you are dead
'Tis more noble to forgive, and more manly to despise, than to revenge an Injury.
Don't you know, that all wives are in the right? It may be you don't, for you are yet a young husband.
If Men are so wicked as we now see them with Religion what would they be if without it?
The apostle Paul very seriously advised Timothy to put some wine in his water for health's sake, but not one of the apostles nor any of the holy fathers have ever recommended putting water in wine
To find out a girl's faults, praise her to her girlfriends.
Energy and persistence conquer all things. Benjamin Frank
Resolve to perform what you ought;perform without fail what you resolve.
Hot things, sharp things, sweet things, cold things All rot the teeth, and make them look like old things.
Don't halloo until you're out of the wood.
I know as well as thee that I am no poet bornIt is a trade, I never learnt nor indeed could learnIf I make verses-'tis in spiteOf nature and my stars I write.
He is ill clothed that is bare of virtue.
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.
He that hath a calling, hath an office of profit and honor.
To cease to think creatively is to cease to live
Tell me and I forget. Teach me and I remember. Involve me and I learn. Benjamin Franklin
He that would live in peace and at ease must not speak all he knows or all he sees.
Well done is better than well said. Benjamin Frank
To be humble to superiors is a duty, to equals courtesy, to inferiors nobleness.
You can not pluck roses without fear of thorns, Nor enjoy a fair wife without danger of horns.
Take time for all things: great haste makes great waste. Benjamin Fran
Praise little, dispraise less.
The greatest inventions are those inquiries which tend to increase the power of man over matter.
The doorstep to the temple of wisdom is a knowledge of our own ignorance. Benjamin Fran
He that sells upon Credit expects to lose 5 per Cent. By bad Debts; therefore he charges, on all he sells upon Credit, an Advance that shall make up that Deficiency.
Fear to do ill, and you need fear else.
Leisure is the time for doing something useful. This leisure the diligent person will obtain the lazy one never.
To be thrown upon one's own resources is to be cast into the very lap of fortune; for our faculties then undergo a development and display an energy of which they were previosly unsusceptible.
Keep conscience clear, then never fear.