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Those who beat their swords into plowshares usually end up plowing for those who kept their swords.
Eat to please thyself, but dress to please others.
All who think cannot but see there is a sanction like that of religion which binds us in partnership in the serious work of the world.
I think opinions should be judged by their influences and effects; and if a man holds none that tend to make him less virtuous or more vicious, it may be concluded that he holds none that are dangerous, which I hope is the case with me.
An investment in education always pays the highest returns.
Guests, like fish, begin to smell after three days. Benjamin Fran
Energy and persistence conquer all things.
You will find the key to success under the alarm clock.
The doorstep to the temple of wisdom is a knowledge of our own ignorance. Benjamin Frankli
Chess teaches foresight, by having to plan ahead; vigilance, by having to keep watch over the whole chess board; caution, by having to restrain ourselves from making hasty moves; and finally, we learn from chess the greatest maxim in life - that even when everything seems to be going badly for us we
All the little money that ever came into my hands was ever laid out in books.
He that drinks his Cyder alone, let him catch his Horse alone.
Work while it is called today, for you know not how much you may be hindered tomorrow. One today is worth two tomorrows; never leave that till tomorrow which you can do today.
My refusing to eat flesh occasioned an inconveniency, and I was frequently chid for my singularity.
He that would live in peace and at ease must not speak all he knows or all he sees. Benjamin Frankli
If you, do what you should not, you must bear what you would not.
It is much easier to suppress a first desire than to satisfy those that follow. Benjamin Fran
Blessed is he that expects nothing, for he shall never be disappointed. expect nothing - get nothing! but expect something - get something!!
Some make Conscience of wearing a Hat in the Church, who make none of robbing the Altar.
Beware the hobby that eats.
By failing to prepare, you are preparing to fail. Benjamin Fran
Love your Enemies, for they tell you your Faults.
Praise to the undeserving is severe satire.
Death takes no bribes.
Many foxes grow gray but few grow good.
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.
Silence is not always a sign of wisdom, but babbling is ever a mark of folly.
If you wou'd have Guests merry with your cheer, Be so your self, or so at least appear.
Look before, or you'll find yourself behind.