The first mistake in public business is the going into it.
Quote by Benjamin Franklin
Our necessities never equal our wants
I wake up every morning at nine and grab for the morning paper. Then I...
Fear not death for the sooner we die, the longer we shall be immortal.
Anger is never without a reason, but seldom with a good one
If you'd have it done, Go: if not, Send
Write injuries in dust, benefits in marble.
If passion drives you, let reason hold the reins
Words may show a man's wit but actions his meaning.
Beware of little expenses. A small leak will sink a great ship.
You and I were long friends : you are now my enemy, and I am...
Ill Customs & bad Advice are seldom forgotten.
Never praise your Cider, Horse, or Bedfellow
Even peace may be purchased at too high a price.
To be humble to superiors is duty, to equals courtesy, to inferiors nobleness.
One today is worth two tomorrows.
There are three faithful friends - an old wife, an old dog, and ready money.
Happiness depends more on the inward disposition of mind than on outward circumstances.
He'll cheat without scruple, who can without fear
He's playing you because you're the only one who doesn't know.
It is impossible for a man to be cheated by anyone but himself.
Fear is the instructor of great sagacity, and the herald of all revolutions