Poverty often deprives a man of all spirit and virtue; it is hard for an empty bag to stand upright
Quote by Benjamin Franklin
The discontented man finds no easy chair.
Human felicity is produced not as much by great pieces of good fortune that seldom...
The way to see by faith is to shut the eye of reason.
It is easier to prevent bad habits than to break them.
There are two ways of being happy: We must either diminish our wants or augment...
One today is worth two tomorrows.
There is no little enemy
An Egg to day is better than a Hen to-morrow
Tricks and treachery are the practice of fools, that don't have brains enough to be...
Grief for a dead Wife, and a troublesome Guest, Continues to the threshold, and there...
Being ignorant is not so much a shame, as being unwilling to learn.
I think vital religion has always suffered when orthodoxy is more regarded than virtue. The...
Deny Self for Self's sake
If you would be loved, love, and be loveable.
Where there's marriage without love, there will be love without marriage
Work while it is called today, for you know not how much you will be...
When in doubt, don't.
Where sense is wanting, everything is wanting.
The best smell in the world is that man that you love.
I do not feel obliged to believe that the same God who has endowed us...