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 says Jack is not generous? He is always fond of giving, and cares not...
A great empire, like a great cake, is most easily diminished at the edges.
Where there's marriage without love, there will be love without marriage
Absence sharpens love, presence strengthens it.
If Pride leads the Van, Beggary brings up the Rear
If you desire many things, many things will seem but a few.
If you wou'd be reveng'd of your enemy, govern your self
Tell a miser he's rich, and a woman she's old, you'll get no money of...
Never praise your Cider, Horse, or Bedfellow
Remember not only to say the right thing in the right place, but far more...
Wealth is not his that has it, but his that enjoys it.
Observe all men, thyself most.
There have been as great Souls unknown to fame as any of the most famous.
To be proud of knowledge is to be blind with light
Admiration is the daughter of ignorance.
Hear not ill of a friend, nor speak any of an enemy.
The sparks fly in his face.
Poverty wants some things, Luxury many things, Avarice all things
Paradise is open to all kinds of hearts.
I love luxury. And luxury lies not in richness and ornateness but in the absence...
One persons concept of wealth, is anothers understanding of poverty.