An Episcopalian divine once told the Pope that the only difference between their denominations was that "the Church of Rome is infallible and the Church of England is never in the wrong."
Reading was the only amusement I allowed myself
At a great pennyworth pause a while.
An investment in knowledge pays the best interest. Benjamin Fran
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
I wake up every morning at nine and grab for the morning paper. Then I look at the obituary page. If my name is not on it, I get up.
Tricks and treachery are the practice of fools, that don't have brains enough to be honest. Benjamin Frankli
It is the eye of other people that ruin us. If I were blind I would want, neither fine clothes, fine houses or fine furniture.
It would be thought a hard government that should tax its people one tenth part.
Whoever shall introduce into public affairs the principles of primitive Christianity will change the face of the world.
Never confuse motion with action. Benjamin Fran
If you watch your pennies, the pounds will take care of themselves.
Wisdom is in measured routine. Three naps a day will keep you fit, nine breakfasts before noon, spin until you fall on your back, and thrust your face into a nettle plant. Drink at least five cups of a mare's urine and look upon your self in a silver mirror while you hold your air in your chest.
Well done is better than well said. Benjamin Franklin 1
Don't misinform your Doctor nor your Lawyer.
A great empire, like a great cake, is most easily diminished at the edges.
When circumstances don't fit our ideas they become our difficulties
Old boys have their playthings as well as young ones; the difference is only in the price.
There is no gains without pain.
I early found that when I worked for myself alone, myself alone worked for me; but when I worked for others also, others worked also for me.
Justice will not be served until those who are unaffected are as outraged as those who are.
Squeamish stomachs cannot eat without pickles.
Here Skugg lies snug As a bug in a rug.
Here's to our beloved George Washington, the Joshua of America, who commanded the sun and the moon to sand still--and they obeyed.
A penny saved is twopence dear; A pin a day 's a groat a year.
I am lord of myself, accountable to none.
Lawyers, Preachers, and Tomtits Eggs, there are more of them hatch'd than come to perfection.
Who is wise? He that learns from everyone. Who is powerful? He that governs his passions. Who is rich? He that is content. Who is that? Nobody.
Any fool can criticize, condemn and complain - and most fools do.
whatever you become be good at it