There are three things extremely hard: steel, a diamond, and to know one's self.
Quote by Benjamin Franklin
Benjamin Franklin Quotes
If you would not be forgotton as soon as you are dead and rotten, Either...
In the affairs of this world, men are saved not by faith, but by the...
Anger is never without a reason, but seldom with a good one
Creditors have better memories than debtors; creditors are a superstitious sect, great observers of set...
We must hang together, or surely we shall hang separately.
The eye of the master will do more work than both his hands.
If a man could have half of his wishes, he would double his troubles.
Hear not ill of a friend, nor speak any of an enemy.
Hide not your talents, they for use were made. Whats a sundial in the shade?
Originality is the art of concealing your sources
With regard to future bliss, I cannot help imagining that multitudes of the zealously orthodox...
He that drinks fast pays slow
You and I were long friends : you are now my enemy, and I am...
Be slow in choosing a friend, slower in changing.
Any society that would give up a little liberty to gain a little security will...
Be neither silly, nor cunning, but wise
There's many witty men whose brains can't fill their bellies.
Wealth is not his that has it, but his that enjoys it.
Can wealth give happiness? Look around and see, what gay distress! What splendid misery! Whatever...
They say it is better to be poor and happy than rich and miserable, but...