It is much easier to suppress a first desire than to satisfy those that follow.
Quote by Benjamin Franklin
Benjamin Franklin Quotes
Pollio, who values nothing that's within, Buys books as men hunt Beavers, -- for their...
Hide not your talents, they for use were made. What's a sundial in the shade?
If you would be loved, love and be lovable.
Our necessities never equal our wants
There have been as great Souls unknown to fame as any of the most famous.
Employ thy time well, if thou meanest to gain leisure.
There are three great friends: an old wife, an old dog, and ready money.
Human felicity is produced not as much by great pieces of good fortune that seldom...
Wealth is not his that has it, but his that enjoys it.
Tricks and treachery are the practice of fools, that don't have brains enough to be...
It takes many good deeds to build a good reputation, and only one bad one...
Work while it is called today, for you know not how much you will be...
Where there is marriage without love, there will be love without marriage.
Energy and persistence conquer all things.
To err is human, to repent divine, to persist devilish
A full belly makes a dull brain
Never praise your Cider, Horse, or Bedfellow
He that raises a large family does, indeed, while he lives to observe them, stand...
A small leak can sink a great ship.
Leisure is the time for doing something useful. This leisure the diligent person will obtain...