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
Nine men in ten are would be suicides.
Be civil to all; sociable to many; familiar with few.
He that drinks fast pays slow
Believe none of what you hear and half of what you see.
I think vital religion has always suffered when orthodoxy is more regarded than virtue. The...
We are all born ignorant, but one must work hard to remain stupid.
He that speaks much, is much mistaken.
I look upon death to be as necessary to our constitution as sleep. We shall...
There will be sleeping enough in the grave
Those that won't be counseled can't be helped.
Wise men don't need advice. Fools won't take it.
The worst wheel of the cart makes the most noise.
God grant that not only the love of liberty but a thorough knowledge of the...
If you would be loved, love, and be loveable.
Hear reason, or she'll make you feel her.
Friends and neighbors, the taxes are indeed very heavy, and if those laid on by...
In this world nothing can be said to be certain, except death and taxes.
Without continual growth and progress, such words as improvement, achievement, and success have no meaning.
If a man has talent and can't use it, he's failed. If he uses only...
The secret to success is constancy to purpose.