Consider how hard it is to change yourself and you'll understand what little chance you have in trying to change others.
Quote by Benjamin Franklin
I should have no objection to go over the same life from its beginning to...
Our necessities never equal our wants.
Being ignorant is not so much a shame, as being unwilling to learn.
In rivers and bad governments, the lightest things swim at the top
The eye of the master will do more work than both his hands.
Mine is better than ours.
You and I were long friends : you are now my enemy, and I am...
A great empire, like a great cake, is most easily diminished at the edges.
He who falls in love with himself will have no rivals.
They that will not be counseled, cannot be helped. If you do not hear reason...
A learned blockhead is a greater blockhead than an ignorant one.
Like a man travelling in foggy weather, those at some distance before him on the...
God grant that not only the love of liberty but a thorough knowledge of the...
Force shites upon Reason's Back.
A good conscience is a continual Christmas.
I think vital religion has always suffered when orthodoxy is more regarded than virtue. The...
We may give advice but we cannot give conduct.
Do good to thy friend to keep him, to thy enemy to gain him.
Treat your friend as if he will one day be your enemy, and your enemy...
He will never have true friends who is afraid of making enemies.
Never do a wrong thing to make a friend or to keep one.