I think vital religion has always suffered when orthodoxy is more regarded than virtue. The scriptures assure me that at the last day we shall not be examined on what we thought but what we did.
Quote by Benjamin Franklin
Who is rich? He that is content. Who is that? Nobody.
There never was a good war or a bad peace.
If you would have a faithful servant, and one that you like, serve yourself.
Faith is confirmed by the heart, confessed by the tongue, and acted upon by the...
Guests, like fish, begin to smell after three days.
One today is worth two tomorrows.
There was never a good war or a bad peace.
Nine men in ten are would be suicides.
To lengthen thy life, lessen thy meals.
Having been poor is no shame, but being ashamed of it, is.
Necessity never made a good bargain
Tell me and I forget. Teach me and I remember. Involve me and I learn.
He that waits upon fortune, is never sure of a dinner.
Remember that credit is money.
A penny saved is a penny earned.
Who had deceived thee so often as thyself?
Many a man thinks he is buying pleasure, when he is really selling himself to...
They who can give up essential liberty to obtain a little temporary safety deserve neither...
We are all born ignorant, but one must work hard to remain stupid.
Hide not your talents. They for use were made. What's a sundial in the shade?