For having lived long, I have experienced many instances of being obliged, by better information or fuller consideration, to change opinions, even on important subjects, which I once thought right but found to be otherwise.
Quote by Benjamin Franklin
Creditors have better memories than debtors.
The most exquisite folly is made of wisdom too fine spun
Applause waits on success.
Early to bed, early to rise, makes a man healthy, wealthy and wise
The first mistake in public business is the going into it.
Friends and neighbors, the taxes are indeed very heavy, and if those laid on by...
Our new Constitution is now established, and has an appearance that promises permanency; but in...
Energy and persistence conquer all things.
Faith is confirmed by the heart, confessed by the tongue, and acted upon by the...
Trouble springs from idleness, and grievous toil from needless ease.
Poverty often deprives a man of all spirit and virtue; it is hard for an...
God grant that not only the love of liberty but a thorough knowledge of the...
Be sober and temperate, and you will be healthy.
Without continual growth and progress, such words as improvement, achievement, and success have no meaning.
He is a fool who cannot be angry; but he is a wise man who...
A learned blockhead is a greater blockhead than an ignorant one.
Any fool can criticize, condemn, and complain, and most fools do.
When will mankind be convinced and agree to settle their difficulties by arbitration?
It is easier to prevent bad habits than to break them.
Observe all men, thyself most.