It is remarkable that soldiers by profession, men truly and unquestionably brave, seldom advise war but in cases of extreme necessity.
Quote by Benjamin Franklin
Little strokes fell great oaks.
I hope... that mankind will at length, as they call themselves reasonable creatures, have reason...
Despair ruins some, presumption many
Experience is a dear teacher, but fools will learn at no other.
He who multiplies riches multiplies cares.
I conceive that the great part of the miseries of mankind are brought upon them...
If you would not be forgotton as soon as you are dead and rotten, Either...
There are three great friends: an old wife, an old dog, and ready money.
Any fool can criticize, condemn, and complain, and most fools do.
By failing to prepare, you are preparing to fail.
Lost time is never found again.
If you would not be forgotten as soon as you are dead, either write something...
The nearest I can make it out, Love your Enemies means, Hate your Friends
The most exquisite folly is made of wisdom too fine spun
Deny Self for Self's sake
The discontented man finds no easy chair.
Each year one vicious habit rooted out, in time might make the worst man good...
To be humble to superiors is duty, to equals courtesy, to inferiors nobleness.
It is better to have too much courtesy than too little, provided you are not...
I have very poor and unhappy brains for drinking: I could well wish courtesy would...
Without humility there can be no humanity