One day is worth a thousand tomorrows.

-Benjamin Franklin
Benjamin Franklin

If you want to keep a secret from an enemy, tell it not to a friend.

Benjamin Franklin
Nor eye in a letter, nor hand in a purse, nor ear in the secret of another.
Benjamin Franklin

... there is much truth in the Italian saying, 'Make yourselves sheep, and the wolves will eat you.'

Benjamin Franklin
When men and woman die, as poets sung, his heart's the last part moves, her last, the tongue.
Benjamin Franklin

The way to see by faith is to shut the eye of reason: The Morning Daylight appears plainer when you put out your Candle.

Benjamin Franklin
Great Modesty often hides great Merit.
Benjamin Franklin

Constant dropping wears away stones

Benjamin Franklin
Those who govern, having much business on their hands, do not generally like to take the trouble of considering and carrying into execution new projects. The best public measures are therefore seldom adopted from previous wisdom, but forced by the occasion.
Benjamin Franklin

If you wou'd be reveng'd of your enemy, govern your self

Benjamin Franklin
I have never entered into any controversy in defense of my philosophical opinions; I leave them to take their chance in the world. If they are right, truth and experience will support them; if wrong, they ought to be refuted and rejected. Disputes are apt to sour one's temper and disturb one's quiet.