Setting too good an example is a kind of slander seldom forgiven
Quote by Benjamin Franklin
It takes many good deeds to build a good reputation, and only one bad one...
Mine is better than ours.
Never take a wife till thou hast a house (and a fire) to put her...
It is the eye of other people that ruin us. If I were blind I...
Tell me and I forget. Teach me and I remember. Involve me and I learn.
In rivers and bad governments, the lightest things swim at the top
The King's cheese is half wasted in parings: But no matter, 'tis made of the...
Most people return small favors, acknowledge medium ones and repay greater ones - with ingratitude.
Who is wise? He that learns from everyone. Who is powerful? He that governs his...
Industry, perseverance, and frugality make fortune yield.
Experience is a dear teacher, and only fools will learn from no other.
You and I were long friends : you are now my enemy, and I am...
Do good to your friends to keep them, to your enemies to win them.
A good conscience is a continual Christmas.
Each year one vicious habit discarded, in time might make the worst of us good.
Life's tragedy is that we get old too soon and wise too late.
Our necessities never equal our wants.
My rule, in which I have always found satisfaction, is, never to turn aside in...
I think the big mistake in schools is trying to teach children anything, and by...
One can give a really unbiased opinion only about things that do not interest one
In words, as fashions, the same rule will hold, Alike fantastic if too new or...