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
Most people return small favors, acknowledge medium ones and repay greater ones - with ingratitude.
What one relishes, nourishes
Who is wise? He that learns from everyone. Who is powerful? He that governs his...
Gain may be temporary and uncertain; but ever while you live, expense is constant and...
Any fool can criticize, condemn, and complain, and most fools do.
Wars are not paid for in wartime, the bill comes later.
Words may show a man's wit but actions his meaning.
Take Courage, Mortal; Death can't banish thee out of the Universe.
Wealth is not his that has it, but his that enjoys it.
The only thing more expensive than education is ignorance.
Little boats should keep near shore
Our necessities never equal our wants
He that falls in love with himself will have no rivals.
As we must account for every idle word, so must we account for every idle...
He that would live in peace and at ease must not speak all he knows...
Those have a short Lent, who owe money to be paid at Easter.
Applause waits on success.
He that displays too often his wife and his wallet is in danger of having...
If you would be loved, love, and be loveable.
Your net worth to the world is usually determined by what remains after your bad...