The Family of Fools is ancient
Quote by Benjamin Franklin
Life's tragedy is that we get old too soon and wise too late.
If you would know the value of money, go and try to borrow some.
How few there are who have courage enough to own their faults, or resolution enough...
Beauty and folly are old companions.
Words may show a man's wit but actions his meaning
I think vital religion has always suffered when orthodoxy is more regarded than virtue. The...
Are you angry that others disappoint you? remember you cannot depend upon yourself
Where liberty dwells, there is my country.
A lie stands on one leg, truth on two
Trusting too much to others' care is the ruin of many
Force shites upon Reason's Back.
It is much easier to suppress a first desire than to satisfy those that follow.
Nothing gives an author so much pleasure as to find his works respectfully quoted by...
Many a man thinks he is buying pleasure, when he is really selling himself to...
There are three faithful friends - an old wife, an old dog, and ready money.
Never take a wife till thou hast a house (and a fire) to put her...
Dost thou love life? Then do not squander time; for that's the stuff life is...
The only thing more expensive than education is ignorance.
A self-taught man usually has a poor teacher and a worse student.
No man who worships education has got the best out of education... Without a gentle...
Ignorance is a right! Education is eroding one of the few democratic freedoms remaining to...