In rivers and bad governments, the lightest things swim at the top
Quote by Benjamin Franklin
Revelation, indeed, as such had no influence on my mind
Dost thou love life? Then do not squander time, for that is the stuff life...
He that drinks fast pays slow
Experience is a dear teacher, and only fools will learn from no other.
Never take a wife till thou hast a house (and a fire) to put her...
Fear not death for the sooner we die, the longer we shall be immortal.
Sloth and Silence are a Fool's Virtues
Happiness depends more on the inward disposition of mind than on outward circumstances.
Better slip with foot than tongue
Faith is confirmed by the heart, confessed by the tongue, and acted upon by the...
The human brain is like a railroad freight car -- guaranteed to have a certain...
Happiness consists more in the small conveniences of pleasures that occur every day, than in...
He'll cheat without scruple, who can without fear
Write your injuries in dust, your benefits in marble.
If you'd have it done, Go: if not, Send
Excess in all other Things whatever, as well as in Meat and Drink, is also...
An investment in knowledge pays the best interest.
Our whole life is but a greater and longer childhood
When people say, 'When I was little I...' and I'm just sitting there awkwardly like,...
The childhood shows the man, as morning shows the day