If a man could have half of his wishes, he would double his troubles.
Quote by Benjamin Franklin
Benjamin Franklin Quotes
One today is worth two tomorrows.
He that won't be counseled can't be helped.
Little strokes fell great oaks.
Industry, perseverance, and frugality make fortune yield.
Again, He that sells upon Credit, asks a Price for what he sells, equivalent to...
Beer is proof that God loves us and wants us to be happy.
Mine is better than ours.
If all printers were determined not to print anything till they were sure it would...
Idleness and pride tax with a heavier hand than kings and parliaments
To be humble to superiors is duty, to equals courtesy, to inferiors nobleness.
To lengthen thy life, lessen thy meals.
Hide not your talents, they for use were made. What's a sundial in the shade?
Wealth is not his that has it, but his that enjoys it.
Marriage is the most natural state of man, and... the state in which you will...
Laws too gentle are seldom obeyed; too severe, seldom executed.
Dost thou love life? Then do not squander time; for that's the stuff life is...
There was never a good war, or a bad peace.
There never was a good war or a bad peace.
The country and the Congress were misled into war. I regret that we were not...
The power of making war often prevents it, and in our case would give efficacy...