It is much easier to suppress a first desire than to satisfy those that follow.
Quote by Benjamin Franklin
Benjamin Franklin Quotes
If time be of all things the most precious, wasting time must be the greatest...
Poverty, Poetry, and new Titles of Honor, make Men ridiculous
The discontented man finds no easy chair.
Human felicity is produced not as much by great pieces of good fortune that seldom...
A small leak can sink a great ship.
You and I were long friends : you are now my enemy, and I am...
He that goes a borrowing goes a sorrowing.
They that will not be counseled, cannot be helped. If you do not hear reason...
Since thou are not sure of a minute, throw not away an hour.
Take time for all things: great haste makes great waste.
Than that of defrauding the government.
There is no little enemy
Idleness and pride tax with a heavier hand than kings and parliaments
Each year one vicious habit rooted out, in time might make the worst man good...
Sloth and Silence are a Fool's Virtues
If Pride leads the Van, Beggary brings up the Rear
The most exquisite folly is made of wisdom too fine spun
He that displays too often his wife and his wallet is in danger of having...
They who can give up essential liberty to obtain a little temporary safety deserve neither...
Certainty? In this world nothing is certain but death and taxes.