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
Beware of little expenses. A small leak will sink a great ship.
Never confuse motion with action.
It is easier to prevent bad habits than to break them.
Nothing is more fatal to health than an over care of it.
Idleness is the Dead Sea that swallows all virtues
Being ignorant is not so much a shame, as being unwilling to learn.
Sin is not hurtful because it is forbidden, but it is forbidden because it is...
Life's tragedy is that we get old too soon and wise too late.
He that waits upon a fortune, is never sure of a dinner.
Speak ill of no man, but speak all the good you know of everybody.
The doorstep to the temple of wisdom is a knowledge of our own ignorance.
Where there's marriage without love, there will be love without marriage.
If passion drives you, let reason hold the reins.
Beer is proof that God loves us and wants us to be happy.
Excess in all other Things whatever, as well as in Meat and Drink, is also...
Some are weather-wise, some are otherwise.
Idleness and pride tax with a heavier hand than kings and parliaments
Work as if you were to live a hundred years. Pray as if you were...
A ship in harbor is safe, but that's not why the ship is built.
Liberalism is trust of the people tempered by prudence. Conservatism is distrust of the people...