Laws too gentle are seldom obeyed; too severe, seldom executed.
Quote by Benjamin Franklin
There's many witty men whose brains can't fill their bellies.
Be neither silly, nor cunning, but wise
Speak ill of no man, but speak all the good you know of everybody.
He that takes a wife, takes care
Fear not death for the sooner we die, the longer we shall be immortal.
Beauty and folly are old companions.
Fools need advice most, but wise men only are the better for it.
There never was a good war or a bad peace.
It is only when the rich are sick that they fully feel the impotence of...
How few there are who have courage enough to own their faults, or resolution enough...
Where there is marriage without love, there will be love without marriage.
A house is not a home unless it contains food and fire for the mind...
Absence sharpens love, presence strengthens it.
Well done is better than well said.
The use of money is all the advantage there is in having it.
Again, He that sells upon Credit, asks a Price for what he sells, equivalent to...
Industry, perseverance, and frugality make fortune yield.
If a man could have half of his wishes, he would double his troubles.
Trouble springs from idleness, and grievous toil from needless ease.
And whether you're an honest man, or whether you're a thief, depends on whose solicitor...