Fart for freedom, fart for libertyâ€”and fart proudly.
Time Like a petal in the wind Flows softly by As old lives are taken New ones begin A continual chain Which lasts throughout eternity Every life but a minute in time But each of equal importance
The most exquisite folly is made of wisdom spun too fine.
What is the use of a new-born child ?
Savages we call them, because their manners differ from ours, which we think the perfection of civility; they think the same of theirs.
How few there are who have courage enough to own their faults, or resolution enough to mend them.
Look before, or you'll find yourself behind.
In 1732 I first publish'd my 'Almanack' under the name of Richard Saunders; it was continu'd by me about twenty-five years, commonly call'd 'Poor Richard's Almanack.' I endeavour'd to make it both entertaining and useful, and it accordingly came to be in such demand that I reap'd considerable prof
E'er you remark another's sin, bid your own conscience look within.
Wine makes daily living easier, less hurried with fewer tensions and more tolerance.
By playing at Chess then, we may learn: First: Foresight... Second: Circumspection... Third: Caution...And lastly, we learn by Chess the habit of not being discouraged by present bad appearances in the state of our affairs, the habit of hoping for a favorable chance, and that of persevering in the s
Who is rich? He that rejoices in his portion. Benjamin Fran
Critics are our friends, they show us our faults.
A wicked Hero will turn his back to an innocent coward.
The discontented man finds no easy chair.
What science can there be more noble, more excellent, more useful for men, more admirably high and demonstrative, than this of mathematics?
We can defer, yet time is most certainly not.
Reckless youth makes rueful age.
War is when the government tells you who the bad guy is. Revolution is when you decide that for yourself.
The problem with doing nothing is not knowing when you're finished.
Disdain the chain, preserve your freedom; and maintain your independency: be industrious and free; be frugal and free.
The best thing to give to your enemy is forgiveness; to an opponent, tolerance; to a friend, your heart; to your child, a good example; to a father, deference; to your mother, conduct that will make her proud of you; to yourself, respect; to all others, charity.
Those have a short Lent who owe money to be paid at Easter. Benjamin Fran
I grew convinced that truth, sincerity and integrity in dealings between man and man were of the utmost importance to the felicity of life, and I formed written resolutions . . . to practice them ever while I lived.
The good will of the governed will be starved if not fed by the good deeds of the governors.
For every minute spent in organizing, an hour is earned.
He that lives well, is learned enough.
That man alone loves himself rightly who procures the greatest possible good to himself through the whole of his existence and so pursues pleasure as not to give for it more than it is worth.
What you would seem to be, be really.
Blessed is he that expects nothing, for he shall never be disappointed. expect nothing - get nothing! but expect something - get something!!