Trouble springs from idleness, and grievous toil from needless ease.
Quote by Benjamin Franklin
Benjamin Franklin Quotes
If you wou'd be reveng'd of your enemy, govern your self
Our necessities never equal our wants.
There is no little enemy
Diligence is the mother of good luck.
Even peace may be purchased at too high a price.
Any fool can criticize, condemn and complain and most fools do.
Who is wise? He that learns from everyone. Who is powerful? He that governs his...
Those have a short Lent, who owe money to be paid at Easter.
Early to bed and early to rise, makes a man healthy, wealthy, and wise.
Having been poor is no shame, but being ashamed of it, is.
Most fools think they are only ignorant.
They that will not be counseled, cannot be helped. If you do not hear reason...
Are you angry that others disappoint you? remember you cannot depend upon yourself
Human felicity is produced not as much by great pieces of good fortune that seldom...
Buy what thou hast no need of and ere long thou shalt sell thy necessities.
Idleness and pride tax with a heavier hand than kings and governments.
Lying rides upon debt's back.
In this world nothing is certain but death and taxes.
He was a great patriot, a humanitarian, a loyal friend - provided, of course, that...
First thing I killed was no kind of thing at all. It was an enemy...