Make the best use of both time and money. Add industry and frugal dealings if they pay very well and if you're free to it.
Life's tragedy is that we get old too soon and wise too late.
Anyone willing to give up liberty in exchange for security deserves neither.
Twas Noah who first planted the vineAnd mended his morals by drinking its wine.
The man who does things makes mistakes, but he doesn't make the biggest mistake of all-doing nothing.
That it is better 100 guilty Persons should escape than that one innocent Person should suffer, is a Maxim that has been long and generally approved.
If you, do what you should not, you must bear what you would not.
Remember, Sir, that [England] began the slave trade!
Educate your children to self-control, to the habit of holding passion and prejudice and evil tendencies subject to an upright and reasoning will, and you have done much to abolish misery from their future and crimes from society.
If you give up your freedom for safety, you don't deserve either one
He that goes a borrowing goes a sorrowing.
There is no kind of dishonesty into which otherwise good people more easily and frequently fall than that of defrauding the government.
Indeed, when religious people quarrel about religion, or hungry people quarrel about victuals, it looks as if they had not much of either among them.
Look round the habitable world, how few Know their own good, or, knowing it, pursue!
I have always thought that one man of tolerable abilities may work great changes, and accomplish great affairs among mankind, if he first forms a good plan, and, cutting off all amusements or other employments that would divert his attention, make the execution of that same plan his sole study and b
Pride is as loud a beggar as want, and a great deal more saucy
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
A quarrelsome man has no good neighbours.
Dally not with other folk's spouses or money.
They that will not be counseled, cannot be helped. If you do not hear reason she will rap you on the knuckles.
I hope...that mankind will at length, as they call themselves reasonable creatures, have reason and sense enough to settle their differences without cutting throats; for in my opinion there never was a good war, or a bad peace.
A fine genius in his own country is like gold in the mine.
Take counsel in wine, but resolve afterwards in water.
There are two ways to increase your wealth. Increase your means or decrease your wants. The best is to do both at the same time.
The expenses required to prevent a war are much lighter than those that will, if not prevented, be absolutely necessary to maintain it.
If you ever need a helping hand, you'll find one at the end of your arm. Beer is living proof that God loves us and wants to see us happy.
I know as well as thee that I am no poet bornIt is a trade, I never learnt nor indeed could learnIf I make verses-'tis in spiteOf nature and my stars I write.
We are not so sensible of the greatest Health as of the least Sickness.
Who is rich? He that rejoices in his portion.
Industry need not wish.