The doorstep to the temple of wisdom is a knowledge of our own ignorance.
Quote by Benjamin Franklin
Having been poor is no shame, but being ashamed of it, is.
A word to the wise is enough
As we must account for every idle word, so must we account for every idle...
Those who govern, having much business on their hands, do not generally like to take...
By failing to prepare, you are preparing to fail.
You can bear your own faults, and why not a fault in your wife?
He that takes a wife, takes care
Keep flax from fire, youth from gaming
Who is wise? He that learns from everyone. Who is powerful? He that governs his...
Many foxes grow gray but few grow good.
There's small Revenge in Words, but Words may be greatly revenged
The strictest law sometimes becomes the severest injustice.
Early to bed, early to rise, makes a man healthy, wealthy and wise
Promises may fit the friends, but non-performance will turn them into enemies.
Whatever is begun in anger ends in shame.
Write your injuries in dust, your benefits in marble.
Do not squander time for that is the stuff life is made of.
Revelation, indeed, as such had no influence on my mind
Dip him in the river who loves water.
Wildly my mind beats against you, yet my soul obeys.