Think how great a proportion of mankind, consists of weak and ignorant men and women, and of inexperienced youth of both sexes, who have need of the motives of religion to restrain them from vice, to support their virtue, and…
Quote by Benjamin Franklin
Men And Women Quotes
Who had deceived thee so often as thyself?
We are more thoroughly an enlightened people, with respect to our political interests, than perhaps...
Be neither silly, nor cunning, but wise
I hope... that mankind will at length, as they call themselves reasonable creatures, have reason...
Observe all men, thyself most.
Happy's the Wooing, that's not long a doing
The way to see by Faith is to shut the Eye of Reason.
The strictest law sometimes becomes the severest injustice.
All who think cannot but see there is a sanction like that of religion which...
I saw few die of hunger; of eating, a hundred thousand.
Want of care does us more damage than want of knowledge
Be civil to all; sociable to many; familiar with few.
Fear to do ill, and you need fear else.
Those that won't be counseled can't be helped.
I think vital religion has always suffered when orthodoxy is more regarded than virtue. The...
Genius without education is like silver in the mine.
Don't judge men's wealth or godliness by their Sunday appearance.
He that can compose himself, is wiser than he that composes books.
Memory is the friend of wit, but the treacherous ally of invention; there are many...
Next o'er his books his eyes begin to roll, In pleasing memory of all he...