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
The great secret of succeeding in conversation is to admire little, to hear much; always...
For having lived long, I have experienced many instances of being obliged, by better information...
A great empire, like a great cake, is most easily diminished at the edges.
Happiness depends more on the inward disposition of mind than on outward circumstances.
Lying rides upon debt's back.
At 20 years of age the will reigns; at 30 the wit; at 40 the...
Sell not virtue to purchase wealth, nor liberty to purchase power.
Fools need advice most, but wise men only are the better for it.
It takes many good deeds to build a good reputation, and only one bad one...
Experience is the best teacher, but a fool will learn from no other.
Since thou are not sure of a minute, throw not away an hour.
Each year one vicious habit rooted out, in time might make the worst man good...
Who is wise? He that learns from everyone. Who is powerful? He that governs his...
He that can compose himself, is wiser than he that composes books
He that rises late must trot all day.
At twenty years of age, the will reigns; at thirty, the wife; and at forty,...
A house is not a home unless it contains food and fire for the mind...
The most exquisite folly is made of wisdom too fine spun
In youth and beauty, wisdom is but rare!
Wise kings generally have wise counselors; and he must be a wise man himself who...