Idleness and pride tax with a heavier hand than kings and governments.
Quote by Benjamin Franklin
Eat to please thyself, but dress to please others.
He that lives upon hope will die fasting
A virtuous heretic shall be saved before a wicked Christian
Kill no more pigeons than you can eat.
Any fool can criticize, condemn and complain and most fools do.
They who can give up essential liberty to obtain a little temporary safety deserve neither...
The eye of the master will do more work than both his hands.
The world is full of fools and faint hearts; and yet everyone has courage enough...
Who is rich? He that rejoices in his portion.
He that composes himself is wiser than he that composes a book.
A cheerful face is nearly as good for an invalid as healthy weather.
I guess I don't so much mind being old, as I mind being fat and...
Passion governs, and she never governs wisely.
Wars are not paid for in wartime, the bill comes later.
I hope... that mankind will at length, as they call themselves reasonable creatures, have reason...
For having lived long, I have experienced many instances of being obliged, by better information...
Laws too gentle are seldom obeyed; too severe, seldom executed.
Read much, but not many books.
Religion enables us to ignore nothingness and get on with the jobs of life.
Hence today I believe that I am acting in accordance with the will of the...