The absent are never without fault, nor the present without excuse.
Quote by Benjamin Franklin
Benjamin Franklin Quotes
Kill no more pigeons than you can eat.
How many observe Christ's birthday! How few his precepts! O! 'tis easier to keep holidays...
Drink does not drown care, but waters it, and makes it grow faster.
He'll cheat without scruple, who can without fear
To lengthen thy life, lessen thy meals.
A penny saved is a penny earned.
Hear reason, or she'll make you feel her.
Rather go to bed with out dinner than to rise in debt.
We must, indeed, all hang together or, most assuredly, we shall all hang separately.
Keep thy shop, and thy shop will keep thee.
Pride breakfasted with plenty, dined with poverty, and supped with infamy.
Never take a wife till thou hast a house (and a fire) to put her...
They that will not be counseled, cannot be helped. If you do not hear reason...
No nation was ever ruined by trade.
Tell me and I forget. Teach me and I remember. Involve me and I learn.
The second vice is lying, the first is running in debt
Force shites upon Reason's Back.
The world is full of fools and faint hearts; and yet everyone has courage enough...
Courage that grows from constitution often forsakes a man when he has occasion for it...
Being deeply loved by someone gives you strength, while loving someone deeply gives you courage.
Hypocrisy is the homage which vice pays to virtue
We do not see things as they are. We see them as we are.
Man is made by his belief. As he believes, so he is.