Originality is the art of concealing your sources
Quote by Benjamin Franklin
Guests, like fish, begin to smell after three days.
When will mankind be convinced and agree to settle their difficulties by arbitration?
Tell me and I forget. Teach me and I remember. Involve me and I learn.
Words may show a man's wit but actions his meaning.
Money has never made man happy, nor will it, there is nothing in its nature...
He that falls in love with himself will have no rivals.
Sell not virtue to purchase wealth, nor liberty to purchase power.
Happiness depends more on the inward disposition of mind than on outward circumstances.
Drive thy business, let not that drive thee.
Those have a short Lent, who owe money to be paid at Easter.
When a man and a woman die, as poets sung, His heart's the last part...
If you have time don't wait for time
It is the eye of other people that ruin us. If I were blind I...
Be sober and temperate, and you will be healthy.
There was never a good war, or a bad peace.
Poverty wants some things, Luxury many things, Avarice all things
Any fool can criticize, condemn, and complain, and most fools do.
Being ignorant is not so much a shame, as being unwilling to learn.
Real knowledge is to know the extent of ones ignorance.
For my part I believe in the forgiveness of sin and the redemption of ignorance.
When one has finished building one's house, one suddenly realizes that in the process one...