Those who govern, having much business on their hands, do not generally like to take the trouble of considering and carrying into execution new projects. The best public measures are therefore seldom adopted from previous wisdom, but forced by the…
Quote by Benjamin Franklin
Benjamin Franklin Quotes
There is no little enemy
Energy and persistence conquer all things.
To lengthen thy life, lessen thy meals.
Eat not to dullness; drink not to elevation.
You must not, when you have gained a victory, use any triumphing or insulting expression,...
Don't judge men's wealth or godliness by their Sunday appearance.
Well done is better than well said.
Eat and drink such an exact Quantity as the Constitution of thy Body allows of,...
Laws too gentle are seldom obeyed; too severe, seldom executed.
How few there are who have courage enough to own their faults, or resolution enough...
Each year one vicious habit rooted out, in time might make the worst man good...
In general, mankind, since the improvement of cookery, eats twice as much as nature requires.
They who can give up essential liberty to obtain a little temporary safety deserve neither...
Who is wise? He that learns from everyone. Who is powerful? He that governs his...
Take time for all things: great haste makes great waste.
Happiness depends more on the inward disposition of mind than on outward circumstances.
By failing to prepare, you are preparing to fail.
At twenty years of age, the will reigns; at thirty, the wife; and at forty,...
Thus saith the LORD of hosts; There shall yet old men and old women dwell...
Age is a case of mind over matter. If you don't mind, it don't matter.
As a lover, I'm about as impressive as a magician on the radio.