My rule, in which I have always found satisfaction, is, never to turn aside in public affairs through views of private interest; but to go straight forward in doing what appears to me right at the time, leaving the consequences…
Quote by Benjamin Franklin
Who is wise? He that learns from everyone. Who is powerful? He that governs his...
If you know how to spend less than you get, you have the philosopher's stone.
Beware of little expenses. A small leak will sink a great ship.
To the generous mind the heaviest debt is that of gratitude, when it is not...
Deny Self for Self's sake
Write your injuries in dust, your benefits in marble.
If a man empties his purse into his head, no one can take it from...
Read much, but not many books.
Remember not only to say the right thing in the right place, but far more...
He is a fool who cannot be angry; but he is a wise man who...
Industry need not wish.
Friends and neighbors, the taxes are indeed very heavy, and if those laid on by...
When you're finished changing, you're finished.
Don't judge men's wealth or godliness by their Sunday appearance.
Are you angry that others disappoint you? remember you cannot depend upon yourself
Hunger is the best pickle.
All who think cannot but see there is a sanction like that of religion which...
There's many witty men whose brains can't fill their bellies.
Such is the nature of men, that howsoever they may acknowledge many others to be...
I am free of all prejudices. I hate everyone equally.