Happiness depends more on the inward disposition of mind than on outward circumstances.
Quote by Benjamin Franklin
To lengthen thy life, lessen thy meals.
Life's tragedy is that we get old too soon and wise too late.
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The best of all medicines is resting and fasting
The best thing to give to your enemy is forgiveness; to an opponent, tolerance; to...
There are three things extremely hard: steel, a diamond, and to know one's self.
Well done is better than well said.
Idleness is the Dead Sea that swallows all virtues
Promises may fit the friends, but non-performance will turn them into enemies.
Beware of little expenses. A small leak will sink a great ship.
Having been poor is no shame, but being ashamed of it, is.
A penny saved is a penny earned.
Many complain of their memory, few of their judgment.
Absence sharpens love, presence strengthens it.
Fond pride of dress is sure a very curse
Guests, like fish, begin to smell after three days.
Our new Constitution is now established, and has an appearance that promises permanency; but in...
Do not squander time for that is the stuff life is made of.
Uncertainty and mystery are energies of life. Don't let them scare you unduly, for they...
I am watching your chest rise and fall like the tides of my life, and...