It is the eye of other people that ruin us. If I were blind I would want, neither fine clothes, fine houses or fine furniture.
Quote by Benjamin Franklin
Benjamin Franklin Quotes
Poverty often deprives a man of all spirit and virtue; it is hard for an...
There never was a truly great man that was not at the same time truly...
I wake up every morning at nine and grab for the morning paper. Then I...
We may give advice but we cannot give conduct.
Wars are not paid for in wartime, the bill comes later.
There are 3 faithful friends, an old wife, an old dog, and ready money.
Those have a short Lent, who owe money to be paid at Easter.
Pride breakfasted with plenty, dined with poverty, and supped with infamy.
He'll cheat without scruple, who can without fear
A lie stands on one leg, truth on two
Applause waits on success.
I saw few die of hunger; of eating, a hundred thousand.
The first mistake in public business is the going into it.
The nearest I can make it out, Love your Enemies means, Hate your Friends
He that cannot obey, cannot command.
Passion governs, and she never governs wisely.
We may give advice but we cannot give conduct
Rather go to bed with out dinner than to rise in debt.
All wars are follies, very expensive and very mischievous ones.
If passion drives you, let reason hold the reins.