Nothing gives an author so much pleasure as to find his works respectfully quoted by other learned authors
Quote by Benjamin Franklin
Those have a short Lent, who owe money to be paid at Easter.
The human brain is like a railroad freight car -- guaranteed to have a certain...
Words may show a man's wit but actions his meaning.
Work while it is called today, for you know not how much you will be...
Pollio, who values nothing that's within, Buys books as men hunt Beavers, -- for their...
There are 3 faithful friends, an old wife, an old dog, and ready money.
In this world nothing is certain but death and taxes.
Nine men in ten are would be suicides.
Keep flax from fire, youth from gaming
He that is good for making excuses is seldom good for anything else.
Be civil to all; sociable to many; familiar with few.
Deny Self for Self's sake
If you would be loved, love and be lovable.
There never was a good war or a bad peace.
If you would be loved, love, and be loveable.
If passion drives you, let reason hold the reins
The best thing to give to your enemy is forgiveness; to an opponent, tolerance; to...
Each year one vicious habit discarded, in time might make the worst of us good.
Speak ill of no man, but speak all the good you know of everybody.
Gain may be temporary and uncertain; but ever while you live, expense is constant and...