In general, mankind, since the improvement of cookery, eats twice as much as nature requires.
Quote by Benjamin Franklin
Benjamin Franklin Quotes
Half a truth is often a great lie.
He that can have patience can have what he will.
The art of acting consists in keeping people from coughing.
Pride is as loud a beggar as want, and a great deal more saucy
Three things are men most likely to be cheated in, a horse, a wig, and...
In this world nothing is certain but death and taxes.
All wars are follies, very expensive and very mischievous ones.
He that waits upon fortune is never sure of a dinner.
When in doubt, don't.
Wine is constant proof that God loves us and loves to see us happy.
If you know how to spend less than you get, you have the philosopher's stone.
The sparks fly in his face.
To lengthen thy life, lessen thy meals.
Clean your finger before you point at my spots.
The second vice is lying, the first is running in debt
Faith is confirmed by the heart, confessed by the tongue, and acted upon by the...
Human felicity is produced not as much by great pieces of good fortune that seldom...
Originality is the art of concealing your sources
Utter originality is, of course, out of the question
Originality is nothing but judicious imitation. The most original writers borrowed from one another. The...