Make the best use of both time and money. Add industry and frugal dealings if they pay very well and if you're free to it.
Don't think to hunt two hares with one dog.
It takes many good deeds to build a good reputation, and only one bad one to lose it. Benjamin Frankli
Fatigue is the best pillow. Benjamin Frankli
I have never entered into any controversy in defense of my philosophical opinions; I leave them to take their chance in the world. If they are right, truth and experience will support them; if wrong, they ought to be refuted and rejected. Disputes are apt to sour one's temper and disturb one's quiet
I resolve to speak ill of no man whatever, not even in a matter of truth; but rather by some means excuse the faults I hear charged upon others, and upon proper occasions speak all the good I know of everybody.
Idleness and pride tax with a heavier hand than kings and parliaments. If we can get rid of the former, we may easily bear the latter.
An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure.
Women and wine, game and deceit, make the wealth small, and the want great
It seems to me, that if statesmen had a little more arithmetic, or were accustomed to calculation, wars would be much less frequent.
I fully agree with General Washington, that we must protect this young nation from an insidious influence and impenetration. The menace, gentlemen, is the Jews.
There cannot be a stronger natural right than that of a man's making the best profit he can of the natural produce of his lands.
Necessity knows no law; I know some attorneys of the same.
My refusing to eat meat occasioned inconveniency, and I have been frequently chided for my singularity. But my light repast allows for greater progress, for greater clearness of head and quicker comprehension.
Fish & Visitors stink in 3 days.
The only thing that is more expensive than education is ignorance.
He that won't be counseled can't be helped. He that would have a short Lent, let him borrow Money to be repaid at Easter.
The punishment of murder by death is contrary to reason, and to the order and happiness of society, and contrary to divine revelation.
Do not anticipate trouble, or worry about what may never happen. Keep in the sunlight.
He that raises a large family does, indeed, while he lives to observe them, stand a broader mark for sorrow; but then he stands a broader mark for pleasure too.
Be in general virtuous, and you will be happy.
You have two choices, write about something of significance or do something someone wants to write about.
Praise little, dispraise less.
Don't cry over spilled milk
If you can't pay for a thing, don't buy it. If you can't get paid for it, don't sell it.
Happiness depends more on the inward disposition of mind than on outward circumstances.
Industry, perseverance, and frugality make fortune yield.
If you want something done, ask a busy person.
Eat not to dullness, drink not to elevation.
Beer is proof that God loves us.