There are two ways of being happy: We must either diminish our wants or augment our means - either may do - the result is the same and it is for each man to decide for himself and to do…
Quote by Benjamin Franklin
Do good to thy friend to keep him, to thy enemy to gain him.
There are three things extremely hard: steel, a diamond, and to know one's self.
Poverty often deprives a man of all spirit and virtue; it is hard for an...
Any fool can criticize, condemn and complain and most fools do.
A good conscience is a continual Christmas.
He that goes a borrowing goes a sorrowing.
Beauty and folly are old companions.
Energy and persistence conquer all things.
Buy what thou hast no need of and ere long thou shalt sell thy necessities.
Creditors have better memories than debtors; creditors are a superstitious sect, great observers of set...
He that composes himself is wiser than he that composes a book.
A good example is the best sermon.
Deny Self for Self's sake
Leisure is the time for doing something useful. This leisure the diligent person will obtain...
Little strokes fell great oaks.
Being ignorant is not so much a shame, as being unwilling to learn.
The strictest law sometimes becomes the severest injustice.
Keep flax from fire, youth from gaming
Suicide sometimes proceeds from cowardice, but not always; for cowardice sometimes prevents it; since as...
The thought of suicide is a powerful solace: by means of it one gets through...