A lie stands on one leg, truth on two
Quote by Benjamin Franklin
Want of care does us more damage than want of knowledge
Pride is said to be the last vice the good man gets clear of
Write injuries in dust, benefits in marble.
Words may show a man's wit but actions his meaning
He that waits upon fortune is never sure of a dinner.
Those who govern, having much business on their hands, do not generally like to take...
Even peace may be purchased at too high a price.
Genius without education is like silver in the mine.
Human felicity is produced not as much by great pieces of good fortune that seldom...
Proclaim not all thou knowest
It's easy to see, hard to foresee.
The discontented man finds no easy chair.
Who is wise? He that learns from everyone. Who is powerful? He that governs his...
Friends and neighbors, the taxes are indeed very heavy, and if those laid on by...
To be proud of knowledge is to be blind with light
A full belly makes a dull brain
When will mankind be convinced and agree to settle their difficulties by arbitration?
He that drinks fast pays slow
Nothing comes amiss; so money comes withal.
Quite often good things have hurtful consequences. There are instances of men who have been...