He that raises a large family does, indeed, while he lives to observe them, stand a broader mark for sorrow; but then he stands a broader mark for pleasure too.
Quote by Benjamin Franklin
Benjamin Franklin Quotes
Games lubricate the body and the mind.
Where sense is wanting, everything is wanting.
To lengthen thy life, lessen thy meals.
Industry, perseverance, and frugality make fortune yield.
In this world nothing is certain but death and taxes.
Leisure is the time for doing something useful. This leisure the diligent person will obtain...
Wealth is not his that has it, but his that enjoys it.
Those disputing, contradicting, and confuting people are generally unfortunate in their affairs. They get victory,...
There are three faithful friends - an old wife, an old dog, and ready money.
If you'd have it done, Go: if not, Send
Love and lordship hate companions
If you have time don't wait for time
The way to see by faith is to shut the eye of reason.
Observe all men; thy self most.
There's many witty men whose brains can't fill their bellies.
He'll cheat without scruple, who can without fear
Hear reason, or she'll make you feel her.
Words may show a man's wit but actions his meaning.
He that has done you a kindness will be more ready to do you another,...
And whether you're an honest man, or whether you're a thief, depends on whose solicitor...