Plough deep while sluggards sleep.
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
If anyone should doubt whether the electrical matter passes through the substance of bodies, or only over along their surfaces, a shock from an electrified large glass jar, taken through his own body, will probably convince him.
Why ruin a young girl's life when you can make an older women SO very happy !
For the best return on your money, pour your purse into your head.
Those Who Sacrifice Liberty For Security Deserve Neither.
He that is good for making excuses is seldom good for anything else.
If this lady is pleased to spend her days with Franklin, he would be just as pleased to spend his nights with her.
Do you love truth for truth's sake, and will you endeavor impartially to find and receive it yourself, and communicate it to others?
an enormous proportion of property vested in a few individuals is dangerous to the rights, and destructive of the common happiness of mankind, and, therefore, every free state hath a right by its laws to discourage the possession of such property.
whatever you become be good at it
People willing to trade their freedom for temporary security deserve neither and will lose both.
Even peace may be purchased at too high a price.
Thank God! we are in the full enjoyment of all these privileges. But can we be taught to prize them too much? or how can we prize them equal to their value, if we do not know their intrinsic worth, and that they are not a gift bestowed upon us by other men, but a right that belongs to us by the laws
God heals, and the doctor takes the fees. Energy and persistence conquer all things. He that is good for making excuses is seldom good for anything else. How many observe Christ's birthday! How few, his precepts! Oh, it's easier to keep Holidays than Commandments. Well done is better than well said.
Humility makes great men twice honorable
If the new Universal History were also read, it would give a connected idea of human affairs, so far as it goes, which should be followed by the best modern histories, particularly of our mother country; then of these colonies; which should be accompanied with observations on their rise, increase, u
If you would know the value of money, go and try to borrow some.
Masonic labor is purely a labor of love. He who seeks to draw Masonic wages in gold and silver will be disappointed. The wages of a Mason are in the dealings with one another; sympathy begets sympathy, kindness begets kindness, helpfulness begets helpfulness, and these are the wages of a Mason.
Tricks and treachery are the practice of fools, that don't have brains enough to be honest. Benjamin Frankli
If I knew a miser, who gave up every kind of comfortable living, all the pleasure of doing good to others, all the esteem of his fellow-citizens, and the joys of benevolent friendship, for the sake of accumulating wealth. Poor man, said I, you pay too much for your whistle.
An apple a day keeps the doctor away.
If you would have a faithful servant, and one that you like, serve yourself.
Before Noah, men having only water to drink, could not find the truth. Accordingly...they became abominably wicked, and they were justly exterminated by the water they loved to drink. This good man, Noah, having seen that all his contemporaries had perished by this unpleasant drink, took a dislike t
On the whole, though I never arrived at the perfection I had been so ambitious of obtaining, but fell far short of it, yet as I was, by the endeavor, a better and a happier man than I otherwise should have been had I not attempted it
By failing to prepare, you are preparing to fail.
By failing to prepare, you are preparing to fail. Benjamin Fran
Nothing is more fatal to health than an over care of it.
Seek virtue and of that posest, to Providence resign the rest.
By the word simplicity, is not always meant folly or ignorance; but often, pure and upright Nature, free from artifice, craft or deceitful ornament.