The first mistake in public business is the going into it.
Quote by Benjamin Franklin
Poverty often deprives a man of all spirit and virtue; it is hard for an...
Wise men don't need advice. Fools won't take it.
Ill Customs & bad Advice are seldom forgotten.
Admiration is the daughter of ignorance.
Eat to please thyself, but dress to please others.
God grant that not only the love of liberty but a thorough knowledge of the...
There's many witty men whose brains can't fill their bellies.
The doorstep to the temple of wisdom is a knowledge of our own ignorance.
Guests, like fish, begin to smell after three days.
There are three things extremely hard: steel, a diamond, and to know one's self.
He that's secure is not safe.
Those things that hurt, instruct.
Experience is the best teacher, but a fool will learn from no other.
He that has done you a kindness will be more ready to do you another,...
When befriended, remember it; when you befriend, forget it.
They that will not be counseled, cannot be helped. If you do not hear reason...
He that would live in peace and at ease must not speak all he knows...
The great secret of succeeding in conversation is to admire little, to hear much; always...
Leadership is an interactive conversation that pulls people toward becoming comfortable with the language of...
There is no such thing as a worthless conversation, provided you know what to listen...