I hope... that mankind will at length, as they call themselves reasonable creatures, have reason and sense enough to settle their differences without cutting throats; for in my opinion there never was a good war, or a bad peace.
Quote by Benjamin Franklin
It is remarkable that soldiers by profession, men truly and unquestionably brave, seldom advise war...
Waste neither time nor money, but make the best use of both. Without industry and...
It takes many good deeds to build a good reputation, and only one bad one...
Laws too gentle are seldom obeyed; too severe, seldom executed.
Without justice, courage is weak.
Don't judge men's wealth or godliness by their Sunday appearance.
In general, mankind, since the improvement of cookery, eats twice as much as nature requires.
To be proud of knowledge is to be blind with light
Absence sharpens love, presence strengthens it.
Read much, but not many books.
If you know how to spend less than you get, you have the philosopher's stone.
Trouble knocked on the door, but, hearing laughter, hurried away.
Who is rich? He that is content. Who is that? Nobody.
You may delay, but time will not.
Deny Self for Self's sake
Money has never made man happy, nor will it, there is nothing in its nature...
He that rises late must trot all day.
If you desire many things, many things will seem but a few.
Your feet will bring you to where your heart is.
A desire arises in the mind. It is satisfied immediately another comes. In the interval...