The first mistake in public business is the going into it.
Quote by Benjamin Franklin
With regard to future bliss, I cannot help imagining that multitudes of the zealously orthodox...
Friends and neighbors, the taxes are indeed very heavy, and if those laid on by...
Remember not only to say the right thing in the right place, but far more...
If you desire many things, many things will seem few.
Why does the blind man's wife paint herself
There's small Revenge in Words, but Words may be greatly revenged
He that waits upon fortune, is never sure of a dinner.
If Pride leads the Van, Beggary brings up the Rear
Content makes poor men rich; discontent makes rich men poor.
If you'd lose a troublesome Visitor, lend him Money.
Consider how hard it is to change yourself and you'll understand what little chance you...
It is easier to prevent bad habits than to break them.
Hide not your talents, they for use were made. What's a sundial in the shade?
Write your injuries in dust, your benefits in marble.
We must hang together, or surely we shall hang separately.
Sin is not hurtful because it is forbidden, but it is forbidden because it is...
Do good to your friends to keep them, to your enemies to win them.
There never was a truly great man that was not at the same time truly...
We are more thoroughly an enlightened people, with respect to our political interests, than perhaps...
There was never a good war, or a bad peace.