Watch the pennies and the dollars will take care of themselves.
That Quantity that is sufficient, the Stomach can perfectly concoct and digest, and it sufficeth the due Nourishment of the Body.
Even peace may be purchased at too high a price.
Wouldst thou enjoy a long Life, a healthy Body, and a vigorous Mind, and be acquainted also with the wonderful Works of God? labour in the first place to bring thy Appetite into Subjection to Reason.
Dangerous, therefore, is it to take shelter under a tree, during a thunder-gust. It has been fatal to many, both men and beasts.
Since I cannot govern my own tongue, though within my own teeth, how can I hope to govern the tongue of others?
Love your Enemies, for they tell you your Faults.
Those who are fear'd, are hated.
Getting it done is my reward.
To be proud of knowledge is to be blind with light.
There is no gains without pain.
Industry need not wish, and he that lives upon hopes will die fasting. There are no gains without pains. He that hath a trade hath an estate, and he that hath a calling hath an office of profit and honor; but then the trade must be worked at and the calling followed, or neither the estate nor the of
Speak with contempt of none, from slave to king, The meanest Bee hath, and will use, a sting.
Why ruin a young girl's life when you can make an older women SO very happy !
He that cannot obey, cannot command.
There is scarce a king in a hundred who would not, if he could, follow the example of Pharoah - get first all the people's money, then all their lands, and then make them and their children servants forever.
Private property ... is a Creature of Society, and is subject to the Calls of that Society, whenever its Necessities shall require it, even to its last Farthing, its contributors therefore to the public Exigencies are not to be considered a Benefit on the Public, entitling the Contributors to the Di
Rebellion against tyrants is obedience to God. Benjamin Fran
But in this world nothing is sure but death and taxes.[Fr., Mais dons ce monde, il n'y a rien d'assure que le mort et les impots.]
It is very hard to dislike someone you have helped
Energy and persistence conquer all things. Benjamin Franklin
The proof of gold is fire...
Tis a common observation here that our cause is the cause of all mankind, and that we are fighting for their liberty in defending our own.
In 1736 I lost one of my sons, a fine boy of four years old, by the small-pox, taken in the common way. I long regretted bitterly, and still regret that I had not given it to him by inoculation. This I mention for the sake of parents who omit that operation, on the supposition that they should never
A man compounded of law and gospel is able to cheat a whole country with his religion and then destroy them under color of law
All cats are gray in the dark.
Some make Conscience of wearing a Hat in the Church, who make none of robbing the Altar.
It is the working man who is the happy man. It is the idle man who is the miserable man.
If you desire many things, many things will seem few.
Make yourself sheep and the wolves will eat you.