The man who does things makes mistakes, but he doesn't make the biggest mistake of all-doing nothing.
He that is rich need not live sparingly,and he that can live sparingly need not be rich.
The way to be safe is never to be secure.
A countryman between two lawyers is like a fish between two cats.
Tell me and I forget. Teach me and I remember. Involve me and I learn. 1
If Pride leads the Van, Beggary brings up the Rear.
If you do not exclude them, in less than 200 years our descendants will be working in the fields to furnish them substance, while they will be in the counting houses rubbing their hands. I warn you, gentlemen, if you do not exclude Jews for all time, your children will curse you in your graves.
In other men we faults can spy,/ And blame the mote that dims their eye;/ Each little speck and blemish find;/ To our own stronger errors blind.
Anyone willing to give up liberty in exchange for security deserves neither.
If your head is made of wax, don't walk in the sun
The general policy of the past has been to drive, but the era of force must give way to that of knowledge, and the policy of the future will be to teach and to lead, to the advantage of all concerned.Henry Gantt If a man empties his purse into his head no man can take it from him. An investment in k
Speak ill of no man, but speak all the good you know of everybody.
He that raises a large family does, indeed, while he lives to observe them, stand a broader mark for sorrow; but then he stands a broader mark for pleasure too.
Pride gets into the Coach, and Shame mounts behind.
In New England they once thought blackbirds useless, and mischievous to the corn. They made efforts to destroy them. The consequence was, the blackbirds were diminished; but a kind of worm, which devoured their grass, and which the blackbirds used to feed on, increased prodigiously; then, finding th
We constantly change the world, even by our inaction. Therefore, let us change it responsibly.
Vice knows she is ugly, so puts on her mask.
A true friend is the greatest possesion.
The King's cheese is half wasted in parings: But no matter, 'tis made of the people's milk.
He that hath a Trade, hath an Estate.
Applause waits on success.
Industry need not wish, and he that lives upon hopes will die fasting. There are no gains without pains. He that hath a trade hath an estate, and he that hath a calling hath an office of profit and honor; but then the trade must be worked at and the calling followed, or neither the estate nor the of
The cunning man steals a horse, the wise man lets him alone.
The busy man has few idle visitors; to the boiling pot the flies come not.
Death takes no bribes.
It is observable that God has often called men to places of dignity and honor when they have been busy in the honest employment of their vocation.
When in doubt, don't.
It is the eye of other people that ruin us. If I were blind I would want, neither fine clothes, fine houses or fine furniture.
Those Who Sacrifice Liberty For Security Deserve Neither.
Fools need advice most, but wise men only are the better for it.