The first mistake in public business is the going into it.
Quote by Benjamin Franklin
The great secret of succeeding in conversation is to admire little, to hear much; always...
Our necessities never equal our wants.
To be proud of knowledge is to be blind with light
I didn't fail the test, I just found 100 ways to do it wrong
Tell a miser he's rich, and a woman she's old, you'll get no money of...
Anger is never without a reason, but seldom with a good one.
Where liberty is, there is my country.
For having lived long, I have experienced many instances of being obliged, by better information...
Pride is as loud a beggar as want, and a great deal more saucy
A man wrapped up in himself makes a very small bundle.
Hear reason, or she'll make you feel her.
Clean your finger before you point at my spots.
Any fool can criticize, condemn, and complain, and most fools do.
When will mankind be convinced and agree to settle their difficulties by arbitration?
Remember not only to say the right thing in the right place, but far more...
Half a truth is often a great lie.
Laws too gentle are seldom obeyed; too severe, seldom executed.
Where there's marriage without love, there will be love without marriage
There would be more good marriages if the marriage partners didn't live together.
Marriage is like a dull meal with the dessert at the beginning