As we must account for every idle word, so must we account for every idle silence.
Quote by Benjamin Franklin
Benjamin Franklin Quotes
Idleness and pride tax with a heavier hand than kings and governments.
It takes many good deeds to build a good reputation, and only one bad one...
Being ignorant is not so much a shame, as being unwilling to learn.
In general, mankind, since the improvement of cookery, eats twice as much as nature requires.
Remember not only to say the right thing in the right place, but far more...
Little boats should keep near shore
We must hang together, or surely we shall hang separately.
Energy and persistence conquer all things.
Happy's the Wooing, that's not long a doing
Better slip with foot than tongue
I saw few die of hunger; of eating, a hundred thousand.
We are more thoroughly an enlightened people, with respect to our political interests, than perhaps...
If you would know the value of money, go and try to borrow some.
We may give advice but we cannot give conduct.
Tell me and I forget. Teach me and I remember. Involve me and I learn.
Content makes poor men rich; discontent makes rich men poor.
A small leak can sink a great ship.
Remember, that time is money.
Ready money works great cures.
There are three reasons for becoming a writer: the first is that you need the...