A life of leisure and a life of laziness are two things. There will be sleeping enough in the grave.
Quote by Benjamin Franklin
I hope... that mankind will at length, as they call themselves reasonable creatures, have reason...
He that can have Patience, can have what he will
Deny Self for Self's sake
The most exquisite folly is made of wisdom too fine spun
As we must account for every idle word, so must we account for every idle...
If a man empties his purse into his head, no one can take it from...
Hide not your talents, they for use were made. What's a sundial in the shade?
Never take a wife till thou hast a house (and a fire) to put her...
Anger is never without a reason, but seldom with a good one
I conceive that the great part of the miseries of mankind are brought upon them...
Hope of gain lessens pain.
Sin is not hurtful because it is forbidden, but it is forbidden because it is...
The use of money is all the advantage there is in having it.
Friends and neighbors, the taxes are indeed very heavy, and if those laid on by...
Wise men don't need advice. Fools won't take it.
Our new Constitution is now established, and has an appearance that promises permanency; but in...
Sell not virtue to purchase wealth, nor liberty to purchase power.
Many estates are spent in the getting, since women for tea forsake spinning and knitting,...
I have frequently been questioned, especially by women, of how I could reconcile family life...
Nobody objects to a woman being a good writer or sculptor or geneticist if at...