Thank God! we are in the full enjoyment of all these privileges. But can we be taught to prize them too much? or how can we prize them equal to their value, if we do not know their intrinsic worth, and that they are not a gift bestowed upon us by other men, but a right that belongs to us by the laws
Wine is constant proof that God loves us and loves to see us happy. Benjamin Fran
A cheerful face is nearly as good for an invalid as healthy weather.
By failing to prepare, you are preparing to fail. Benjamin Frankli
It is easier to build two chimneys than to keep one in fuel.
Either write something worth reading or do something worth writing. Benjamin Fran
Either write something worth reading or do something worth writing.
Savages we call them because their manners differ from ours. Benjamin Frankli
Rather go to bed with out dinner than to rise in debt. Benjamin Fran
As sore places meet most rubs, proud folks meet most affronts.
Proclaim not all though knowest, or all though owest.
I am a mortal enemy to arbitrary government and unlimited power.
The art of acting consists in keeping people from coughing.
An autobiography usually reveals nothing bad about its writer except his memory.
Opportunity is the great bawd.
If you want a neat wife, choose her on a Saturday.
He'll cheat without scruple, who can without fear.
Virtues, of ...Moderation: Avoid extremes. Forbear resenting injuries so much as you think they deserve.
The rotten apple spoils his companion.
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.
A great empire, like a great cake, is most easily diminished at the edges. Benjamin Frankli
Strangers are welcome because there is room enough for them all, and therefore the old Inhabitants are not jealous of them; the Laws protect them sufficiently so that they have no need of the Patronage of great Men; and every one will enjoy securely the Profits of his Industry. But if he does not br
An honest Man will receive neither Money nor Praise that is not his due.
You may delay, but time will not.
Energy and persistence conquer all things.
As Pride increases, Fortune declines.
Be temperate in wine, in eating, girls, & sloth; Or the Gout will seize you and plague you both.
He that resolves to mend hereafter, resolves not to mend now.
A little Religion, and a little Honesty, goes a great way in Courts.
In every animal that walks upright, the deficiency of the Fluids that fill the Muscles appears first in the highest Part: The Face first grows lank and wrinkled; then the neck; then the breast and arms; the lower parts continuing to the last as plump as ever; so that covering all above with a basket