Take one thing with another, and the world is a pretty good sort of a world, and it is our duty to make the best of it, and be thankful.

-Benjamin Franklin
Benjamin Franklin

Beware of little expenses. A small leak will sink a great ship. Benjamin Frankli

Benjamin Franklin
Anger is never without a reason, but seldom with a good one. Benjamin Fran
Benjamin Franklin

What is a butterfly? At bestHe's but a caterpiller drest.The gaudy Fop's his picture just.

Benjamin Franklin
Be neither silly, nor cunning, but wise
Benjamin Franklin

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

Benjamin Franklin
In these sentiments, sir, I agree to this Constitution, with all its faults, if they are such; because I think a General Government necessary for us, and there is no form of government, but what may be a blessing to the people if well administered; and believe further, that this is likely to be well administered for a course of years, and can only end in despotism, as other forms have done before it, when the people shall become so corrupted as to need despotic government, being incapable of any other.
Benjamin Franklin

He'll cheat without scruple, who can without fear.

Benjamin Franklin
If a man empties his purse into his head, no man can take it away from him. An investment in knowledge always pays the best interest.
Benjamin Franklin

He that is conscious of a stink in his breeches is [suspicious] of every wrinkle in another's nose.

Benjamin Franklin
Pride is as loud a beggar as want, and a great deal more saucy