There are three great friends: an old wife, an old dog, and ready money.
Quote by Benjamin Franklin
All wars are follies, very expensive and very mischievous ones.
The strictest law sometimes becomes the severest injustice.
If passion drives you, let reason hold the reins
If Pride leads the Van, Beggary brings up the Rear
Who is wise? He that learns from everyone. Who is powerful? He that governs his...
Words may show a man's wit, but actions his meaning
The nearest I can make it out, Love your Enemies means, Hate your Friends
Grief for a dead Wife, and a troublesome Guest, Continues to the threshold, and there...
Read much, but not many books.
By failing to prepare, you are preparing to fail.
To lengthen thy life, lessen thy meals.
There are three things extremely hard: steel, a diamond, and to know one's self.
I look upon death to be as necessary to our constitution as sleep. We shall...
Words may show a man's wit but actions his meaning.
The worst wheel of the cart makes the most noise.
Hear not ill of a friend, nor speak any of an enemy.
Three removes are as bad as a fire
Mine is better than ours.
Those who govern, having much business on their hands, do not generally like to take...
Be at war with your vices, at peace with your neighbors, and let every new...