Gain may be temporary and uncertain; but ever while you live, expense is constant and certain: and it is easier to build two chimneys than to keep one in fuel.
Quote by Benjamin Franklin
Benjamin Franklin Quotes
The art of acting consists in keeping people from coughing.
Do good to thy friend to keep him, to thy enemy to gain him.
A full belly makes a dull brain
The worst wheel of the cart makes the most noise.
The King's cheese is half wasted in parings: But no matter, 'tis made of the...
I think vital religion has always suffered when orthodoxy is more regarded than virtue. The...
Even peace may be purchased at too high a price.
Hide not your talents. They for use were made. What's a sundial in the shade?
Be slow in choosing a friend, slower in changing.
Rules to find out a fit Measure of Meat and Drink.
Wars are not paid for in wartime, the bill comes later.
Remember not only to say the right thing in the right place, but far more...
The way to see by Faith is to shut the Eye of Reason.
It is only when the rich are sick that they fully feel the impotence of...
The great secret of succeeding in conversation is to admire little, to hear much; always...
It is remarkable that soldiers by profession, men truly and unquestionably brave, seldom advise war...
Those who govern, having much business on their hands, do not generally like to take...
Observe all men, thyself most.
When men and woman die, as poets sung, his heart's the last part moves, her...
Eat to please thyself, but dress to please others.