Fear to do ill, and you need fear else.
The man that walks wit crowd, will get no farther than the crowd. The man that walks alone, will reach places unknown.
A great empire, like a great cake, is most easily diminished at the edges. Benjamin Frankli
A penny saved is a penny earned.
Lighthouses are more helpful than churches.
Courteous Reader, Astrology is one of the most ancient Sciences, held in high esteem of old, by the Wise and the Great. Formerly, no Prince would make War or Peace, nor any General fight in Battle, in short, no important affair was undertaken without first consulting an Astrologer.
If you want something done, ask a busy person.
Want of care does us more damage than want of knowledge
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.
Serving God is doing good to man, but praying is thought an easier service and therefore more generally chosen.
Tis a great confidence in a friend to tell him your faults; greater to tell him his.
Do not do that which you would not have known.
Anger is never without a reason, but seldom with a good one. Benjamin Fran
Our new Constitution is now established, and has an appearance that promises permanency; but in the world nothing can be said to be certain except death and taxes.
Anyone who trades liberty for security deserves neither liberty nor security
Many people die at twenty five and aren't buried until they are seventy five. Benjamin Fran
I am a mortal enemy to arbitrary government and unlimited power.
Applause waits on success.
Time is money. Benjamin Fran
Better slip with foot than tongue.
God will certainly reward virtue and punish vice, either here or hereafter.
Time is an herb that cures all Diseases.
Rules too soft are seldomly followed; rules too harsh are seldomly executed.
Pain wastes the Body, Pleasures the Understanding.
Do not, however, mistake me. It is not to my good friend's heresy that I impute his honesty. On the contrary, 'tis his honesty that brought upon him the character of a heretic.
The church, the state, and the poor, are 3 daughters which we should maintain, but not portion off.
Were the offer made true, I would engage to run again, from beginning to end, the same career of life. All I would ask should be the privilege of an author, to correct, in a second edition, certain errors of the first.
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.
There is scarce a king in a hundred who would not, if he could, follow the example of Pharoah - get first all the people's money, then all their lands, and then make them and their children servants forever.
The second vice is lying, the first is running in debt.