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
Work while it is called today, for you know not how much you will be...
Being ignorant is not so much a shame, as being unwilling to learn.
Death takes no bribes.
Games lubricate the body and the mind.
Those who govern, having much business on their hands, do not generally like to take...
If you'd lose a troublesome Visitor, lend him Money.
He that composes himself is wiser than he that composes a book.
Sin is not hurtful because it is forbidden, but it is forbidden because it is...
Keep your eyes wide open before marriage, half shut afterwards.
Those have a short Lent, who owe money to be paid at Easter.
At twenty years of age the will reigns; at thirty, the wit; and at forty,...
Ere fancy you consult, consult your purse
They that will not be counseled, cannot be helped. If you do not hear reason...
Do good to your friends to keep them, to your enemies to win them.
He'll cheat without scruple, who can without fear
Our necessities never equal our wants.
Three may keep a secret, if two of them are dead.
The human brain is like a railroad freight car -- guaranteed to have a certain...
From the respect paid to property flow, as from a poisoned fountain, most of the...
The experience of life consists of the experience which the spirit has of itself in...