Three things are men most likely to be cheated in, a horse, a wig, and a wife.
He who would trade liberty for some temporary security, deserves neither liberty nor security.
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."
To succeed, jump as quickly at opportunities as you do at conclusions. Benjamin Frankli
Most men die from the neck up at age twenty-five because they stop dreaming.
Democracy is like having two wolves and a lamb decide what is for dinner.
Those have a short Lent who owe money to be paid at Easter.
I believe in one God, Creator of the Universe in that He ought to be whipped from pilar to post and back again for His shameful actions toward Humanity.
There is much difference between imitating a good man and counterfeiting him.
Great talkers are little doers.
A full Belly makes a dull Brain: The Muses starve in a Cook's Shop.
Guests, like fish, begin to smell after three days. Benjamin Frankli
Death takes no bribes.
Trouble springs from idleness, and grievous toil from needless ease.
What vast additions to the conveniences and comforts of living might mankind have acquired, if the money spent in wars had been employed in works of public utility; what an extension of agriculture even to the tops of our mountains; what rivers rendered navigable, or joined by canals; what bridges,
In other men we faults can spy,/ And blame the mote that dims their eye;/ Each little speck and blemish find;/ To our own stronger errors blind.
He that drinks fast, pays slow.Beer is proof that God loves us and wants us to be happy.There can't be good living where there is not good drinking.
The good particular men may do separately, in relieving the sick, is small, compared with what they may do collectively.
The general policy of the past has been to drive, but the era of force must give way to that of knowledge, and the policy of the future will be to teach and to lead, to the advantage of all concerned.Henry Gantt If a man empties his purse into his head no man can take it from him. An investment in k
Who is wise?He that learns from everyone.
Either write something worth reading or do something worth writing.
In this world nothing can be said to be certain, except death and taxes. Benjamin Fran
Thou can'st not joke an enemy into a friend,but thou may'st a friend into an enemy.
A little House well fill'd, a little Field well till'd, and a little Wife well will'd, are great Riches.
Blessed is he that expects nothing, for he shall never be disappointed. expect nothing - get nothing! but expect something - get something!!
Only a virtuous people are capable of freedom. As nations become corrupt and vicious, they have more need of masters." -The 5000 Year Leap
I am a mortal enemy to arbitrary government and unlimited power.
I have no private interest in the reception of my inventions by the world, having never made, nor proposed to make, the least profit by any of them.
Great spenders are bad lenders.
Leisure is the time for doing something useful.