Marry your son when you will, but you daughter when you can.
...till we are uneasy in Rest, we can have no Desire to move, and without Desire of moving there can be no voluntary Motion.
I made the greater progress, from that clearness of head and quicker apprehension which generally attend temperance in eating and drinking.
There will be sleeping enough in the grave.
Here's to our beloved George Washington, the Joshua of America, who commanded the sun and the moon to sand still--and they obeyed.
An egg today is better than a hen to-morrow.
An ounce of wit that is bought, Is worth a pound that is taught.
Trickery and treachery are the practices of fools that have not the wits enought to be honest
He that lives upon hope will die fasting. Benjamin Frankli
Those disputing, contradicting, and confuting people are generally unfortunate in their affairs. They get victory, sometimes, but they never get good will, which would be of more use to them.
A Republic, if you can keep it.
God works wonders now and then; Behold a lawyer, an honest man. Benjamin Frankli
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
In order for three people to keep a secret, two must be dead.
The things of this world take up too much of my time, of which indeed I have too little left, to undertake anything like a reformation in religion.
Those have a short Lent who owe money to be paid at Easter. Benjamin Frankli
Those who are willing to forfeit liberty for security will have neither.
He that would live in peace and at ease must not speak all he knows or all he sees. Benjamin Frankli
An egg today is better than a hen to-morrow. Benjamin Frankli
If Jack's in love, he's no judge of Jill's beauty.
God works wonders now and then; Behold a lawyer, an honest man. Benjamin Fran
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,
The problem with common sense is, it isn't.
I fully agree with General Washington, that we must protect this young nation from an insidious influence and impenetration. The menace, gentlemen, is the Jews.
The Constitution only gives people the right to pursue happiness. You have to catch it yourself.
In this world nothing is certain but death and taxes.
Time is an herb that cures all Diseases.
People who are willing to give up freedom for the sake of short term security, deserve neither freedom nor security.
Stand firm, don't flutter!
I never turned to drink. It seemed to turn to me.