Eat and drink such an exact Quantity as the Constitution of thy Body allows of, in reference to the Services of the Mind.
Quote by Benjamin Franklin
Lying rides upon debt's back.
The discontented man finds no easy chair.
When men and woman die, as poets sung, his heart's the last part moves, her...
Revelation, indeed, as such had no influence on my mind
Death takes no bribes.
Than that of defrauding the government.
An investment in knowledge pays the best interest.
Idleness and pride tax with a heavier hand than kings and governments.
Little boats should keep near shore
Laws too gentle are seldom obeyed; too severe, seldom executed
In rivers and bad governments, the lightest things swim at the top
God grant that not only the love of liberty but a thorough knowledge of the...
One today is worth two tomorrows.
Happiness depends more on the inward disposition of mind than on outward circumstances.
Drink does not drown care, but waters it, and makes it grow faster.
Energy and persistence conquer all things.
Those things that hurt, instruct.
Be civil to all; sociable to many; familiar with few.
There are historic situations in which refusal to defend the inheritance of a civilization, however...
As far as I'm concerned, I prefer silent vice to ostentatious virtue.
Familiarity is a magician that is cruel to beauty but kind to ugliness