Happiness depends more on the inward disposition of mind than on outward circumstances.
Quote by Benjamin Franklin
I saw few die of hunger; of eating, a hundred thousand.
How few there are who have courage enough to own their faults, or resolution enough...
Many estates are spent in the getting, since women for tea forsake spinning and knitting,...
We must hang together, or surely we shall hang separately.
Be always at war with your vices, at peace with your neighbors, and let each...
Pride that dines on vanity, sups on contempt
Admiration is the daughter of ignorance.
He that can compose himself, is wiser than he that composes books
I hope... that mankind will at length, as they call themselves reasonable creatures, have reason...
They that will not be counseled, cannot be helped. If you do not hear reason...
I think vital religion has always suffered when orthodoxy is more regarded than virtue. The...
Pollio, who values nothing that's within, Buys books as men hunt Beavers, -- for their...
Pride is said to be the last vice the good man gets clear of
There was never a good war or a bad peace.
Eat to please thyself, but dress to please others.
Time is money.
He that is good for making excuses is seldom good for anything else.
Tomorrow, every Fault is to be amended; but that Tomorrow never comes.
Tricks and treachery are the practice of fools, that don't have brains enough to be...
Rather go to bed with out dinner than to rise in debt.