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
Deny Self for Self's sake
Our necessities never equal our wants
He that speaks much, is much mistaken.
The most exquisite folly is made of wisdom too fine spun
Having been poor is no shame, but being ashamed of it, is.
He that's secure is not safe.
Promises may fit the friends, but non-performance will turn them into enemies.
The use of money is all the advantage there is in having it.
You can bear your own faults, and why not a fault in your wife?
Diligence is the mother of good luck.
Where there's marriage without love, there will be love without marriage
He that can have patience can have what he will.
Wealth is not his that has it, but his that enjoys it.
The King's cheese is half wasted in parings: But no matter, 'tis made of the...
Fear not death for the sooner we die, the longer we shall be immortal.
If Pride leads the Van, Beggary brings up the Rear
Experience is a dear teacher, and only fools will learn from no other.
The thrifty maxim of the wary Dutch, Is to save all the Money they can...
Being rich is having money; being wealthy is having time.
A successful man is one who makes more money than his wife can spend. A...