A nation of well-informed men who have been taught to know and prize the rights which God has given them cannot be enslaved. It is in the region of ignorance that tyranny begins.â€ Benjamin Franklin
It is foolish to lay out money for the purchase of repentance.
The wise and the brave dares own that he was wrong.
Why does the blind man's wife paint herself.
Be cheerful -- the problems that worry us most are those that never arrive.
He that can have patience can have what he will.
Why should I give my Readers bad lines of my own when good ones of other People's are so plenty?
Constant complaint is the poorest sort of pay for all the comforts we enjoy.
Change is the only constant in life. Ones ability to adapt to those changes will determine your success in life.
All wars are follies, very expensive and very mischievous ones. Benjamin Fran
A countryman between two lawyers is like a fish between two cats.
The early morning has gold in its mouth.
Without industry and frugality, nothing will do; with them, everything.
He that is good for making excuses is seldom good for anything else. Benjamin Frankli
Speak ill of no man, but speak all the good you know of everybody.
A child thinks 20 shillings and 20 years can scarce ever be spent. Benjamin Fran
An apple a day keeps the doctor away.
The doorstep to the temple of wisdom is a knowledge of our own ignorance. Benjamin Frankli
Keep out of the Sight of Feasts and Banquets as much as may be; for 'tis more difficult to refrain good Cheer, when it's present, than from the Desire of it when it is away; the like you may observe in the Objects of all the other Senses.
Necessity is our quickest excuse.
The nearest I can make it out, "Love your Enemies" means, "Hate your Friends"
The poor man must walk to get meat for his stomach,the rich man to get a stomach to his meat.
A little Religion, and a little Honesty, goes a great way in Courts.
The proud hate pride in others.
Make yourself sheep and the wolves will eat you.
Tricks and treachery are the practice of fools, that don't have brains enough to be honest.
Here you would know, and enjoy, what prosperity will way of Washington. For a thousand leagues have nearly the same effect with a thousand years.
In short, the way to wealth, if you desire it, is as plain as the way to market. It depends chiefly on two works, industry and frugality.
That wise Men have in all Ages thought Government necessary for the Good of Mankind; and, that wise Governments have always thought Religion necessary for the well ordering and well-being of Society, and accordingly have been ever careful to encourage and protect the Ministers of it, paying them the
This [the U.S. Constitution] is likely to be administered for a course of years and then end in despotism... when the people shall become so corrupted as to need despotic government, being incapable of any other.