Genius without education is like silver in the mine.
Quote by Benjamin Franklin
Each year one vicious habit discarded, in time might make the worst of us good.
He's the best physician that knows the worthlessness of the most medicines.
We are all born ignorant, but one must work hard to remain stupid.
Keep thy shop, and thy shop will keep thee.
Who is rich? He that is content. Who is that? Nobody.
For having lived long, I have experienced many instances of being obliged, by better information...
If you desire many things, many things will seem but a few.
Certainty? In this world nothing is certain but death and taxes.
The first mistake in public business is the going into it.
Whatever is begun in anger ends in shame.
Idleness and pride tax with a heavier hand than kings and governments.
You must not, when you have gained a victory, use any triumphing or insulting expression,...
Promises may fit the friends, but non-performance will turn them into enemies.
Grief for a dead Wife, and a troublesome Guest, Continues to the threshold, and there...
I saw few die of hunger; of eating, a hundred thousand.
If passion drives you, let reason hold the reins
Since thou are not sure of a minute, throw not away an hour.
If passion drives you, let reason hold the reins.
He that won't be counseled can't be helped.
Those disputing, contradicting, and confuting people are generally unfortunate in their affairs. They get victory,...