Common sense is something that everyone needs, few have, and none think they lack.
When Knaves betray each other, one can scarce be blamed or the other pitied.
It is only when the rich are sick that they fully feel the impotence of wealth. Benjamin Frankli
There is much money given to be laughed at, though the purchasers don't know it; witness A.'s fine horse, and B.'s fine house.
In short, the way to wealth, if you desire it, is as plain as the way to market. It depends chiefly on two works, industry and frugality.
Marry your son when you will, but you daughter when you can.
In reality, there is, perhaps, no one of our natural passions so hard to subdue as pride.
Early to bed and early to rise makes a man healthy, wealthy and wise.
The strictest law sometimes becomes the severest injustice.
The world is run by the people who show up.
Buy what thou hast no need of and ere long thou shalt sell thy necessities. Benjamin Fran
Beware of little expenses. A small leak will sink a great ship. Benjamin Fran
This gave me occasion to observe, that when Men are employ'd they are best contented. For on the Days they work'd they were good-natur'd and chearful; and with the consciousness of having done a good Days work they spent the Evenings jollily; but on the idle Days they were mutinous and quarrelsome,
As sore places meet most rubs, proud folks meet most affronts.
Annual giving is the custom of making a gift-a-year to an institution in which one has faith...
We hear of the conversion of water into wine at the marriage in Cana as of a miracle. But this conversion is, through the goodness of God, made every day before our eyes. Behold the rain which descends from heaven upon our vineyards, and which incorporates itself with the grapes, to be changed into
Many would live by their Wits, but break for want of Stock.
A countryman between two lawyers is like a fish between two cats.
God works wonders now and then; Behold a lawyer, an honest man. Benjamin Fran
By failing to prepare, you are preparing to fail.
Without continual growth and progress, such words as improvement, achievement, and success have no meaning.
Pen, wax and parchment govern the world.
Hear reason, or she'll make you feel her.
When befriended, remember it; when you befriend, forget it. Benjamin Frankli
You can't tell anyone anything. You have to teach people for them to remember. Let the person experience what you are teaching and they will learn.
Who is strong? He that can conquer his bad habits.
A single man has not nearly the value he would have in a state of union. He is an incomplete animal. He resembles the odd half of a pair of scissors.
One day is worth a thousand tomorrows.
Most fools think they are only ignorant.
you can do anything you set your mind to