Experience keeps a dear school, but fools will learn in no other.
Quote by Benjamin Franklin
The sparks fly in his face.
When will mankind be convinced and agree to settle their difficulties by arbitration?
Do good to your friends to keep them, to your enemies to win them.
The best thing to give to your enemy is forgiveness; to an opponent, tolerance; to...
For having lived long, I have experienced many instances of being obliged, by better information...
Happiness consists more in the small conveniences of pleasures that occur every day, than in...
Three things are men most likely to be cheated in, a horse, a wig, and...
Where liberty is, there is my country
Three may keep a secret, if two of them are dead.
Observe all men, thyself most.
Like a man travelling in foggy weather, those at some distance before him on the...
Those who govern, having much business on their hands, do not generally like to take...
We must hang together, or surely we shall hang separately.
Idleness and pride tax with a heavier hand than kings and governments.
Absence sharpens love, presence strengthens it.
Content makes poor men rich; discontent makes rich men poor.
Either write something worth reading or do something worth writing.
He that waits upon a fortune, is never sure of a dinner.
Fortune gives many too much, but none enough
I had no ambition to make a fortune. Mere money-making has never been my goal,...