Friends and neighbors, the taxes are indeed very heavy, and if those laid on by the government were the only ones we had to pay, we might more easily discharge them; but we have many others, and much more grievous…
Quote by Benjamin Franklin
Trouble knocked on the door, but, hearing laughter, hurried away.
Little strokes fell great oaks.
Be neither silly, nor cunning, but wise
The nearest I can make it out, Love your Enemies means, Hate your Friends
Do not fear mistakes. You will know failure. Continue to reach out.
Distrust and caution are the parents of security.
Three may keep a secret, if two of them are dead.
Kill no more pigeons than you can eat.
Leisure is time for doing something useful; this leisure the diligent man will obtain, but...
Lend money to an enemy, and thou will gain him, to a friend and thou...
If you would know the value of money, go and try to borrow some.
God works wonders now and then; behold a lawyer, an honest man.
Idleness and pride tax with a heavier hand than kings and parliaments
Up, sluggard, and waste not life; in the grave will be sleeping enough.
Happiness consists more in the small conveniences of pleasures that occur every day, than in...
He that waits upon a fortune, is never sure of a dinner.
The way to see by Faith is to shut the Eye of Reason.
Write injuries in dust, benefits in marble.
Necessity never made a good bargain.
Having been poor is no shame, but being ashamed of it, is.