Laws too gentle are seldom obeyed; too severe, seldom executed.
Quote by Benjamin Franklin
There never was a good war or a bad peace.
I look upon death to be as necessary to our constitution as sleep. We shall...
Hear reason, or she'll make you feel her.
Content makes poor men rich; discontent makes rich men poor.
It is a grand mistake to think of being great without goodness and I pronounce...
Keep your eyes wide open before marriage, half shut afterwards.
At twenty years of age the will reigns; at thirty, the wit; and at forty,...
Where sense is wanting, everything is wanting.
Ere fancy you consult, consult your purse
Eat to please thyself, but dress to please others.
Since thou are not sure of a minute, throw not away an hour.
We must, indeed, all hang together or, most assuredly, we shall all hang separately.
Drink does not drown care, but waters it, and makes it grow faster.
There have been as great Souls unknown to fame as any of the most famous.
Half a truth is often a great lie.
Industry need not wish.
If you'd have it done, Go: if not, Send
Revelation, indeed, as such had no influence on my mind
It's a damn poor mind that can only think of one way to spell a...
If there is anything more dangerous to the life of the mind than having no...