To the generous mind the heaviest debt is that of gratitude, when it is not in our power to repay it.
Quote by Benjamin Franklin
Hear reason, or she'll make you feel her.
Where sense is wanting, everything is wanting.
We are all born ignorant, but one must work hard to remain stupid.
With regard to future bliss, I cannot help imagining that multitudes of the zealously orthodox...
Write your injuries in dust, your benefits in marble.
No nation was ever ruined by trade.
Whatever is begun in anger ends in shame.
He who multiplies riches multiplies cares.
If you would not be forgotton as soon as you are dead and rotten, Either...
Never take a wife till thou hast a house (and a fire) to put her...
Those disputing, contradicting, and confuting people are generally unfortunate in their affairs. They get victory,...
Idleness and pride tax with a heavier hand than kings and parliaments
Those have a short Lent, who owe money to be paid at Easter.
You must not, when you have gained a victory, use any triumphing or insulting expression,...
When will mankind be convinced and agree to settle their difficulties by arbitration?
The King's cheese is half wasted in parings: But no matter, 'tis made of the...
How many observe Christ's birthday! How few, his precepts! O! 'tis easier to keep holidays...
It is easier to prevent bad habits than to break them.
He does not possess wealth; it possesses him.
Keep your eyes wide open before marriage, half shut afterwards.