Let honesty and industry be thy constant companions, and spend one penny less than thy clear gains; then shall thy pocket begin to thrive; creditors will not insult, nor want oppress, nor hungerness bite, nor nakedness freeze thee
Quote by Benjamin Franklin
If Pride leads the Van, Beggary brings up the Rear
Little strokes fell great oaks.
I hope... that mankind will at length, as they call themselves reasonable creatures, have reason...
Buy what thou hast no need of and ere long thou shalt sell thy necessities.
Ill Customs & bad Advice are seldom forgotten.
Tomorrow, every Fault is to be amended; but that Tomorrow never comes.
Energy and persistence conquer all things.
I didn't fail the test, I just found 100 ways to do it wrong.
If you desire many things, many things will seem but a few.
Being ignorant is not so much a shame, as being unwilling to learn.
If you would not be forgotton as soon as you are dead and rotten, Either...
In rivers and bad governments, the lightest things swim at the top
There never was a truly great man that was not at the same time truly...
Where liberty dwells, there is my country.
Money never made a man happy yet, nor will it. The more a man has,...
Hide not your talents. They for use were made. What's a sundial in the shade?
He that raises a large family does, indeed, while he lives to observe them, stand...
Nothing gives an author so much pleasure as to find his works respectfully quoted by...
To be a well-favored man is the gift of fortune, but to write or read...
The desire to write grows with writing.