As we enjoy great advantages from the inventions of others, we should be glad...
A penny saved is two pence clear.
He that has not got a wife is not yet a complete man.
In reality, there is, perhaps, no one of our natural passions so hard to...
So convenient a thing it is to be a reasonable creature, since it enables one...
There cannot be a stronger natural right than that of a man's making the best...
Don't throw stones at your neighbors if your own windows are glass.
Danger is sauce for prayers.
A child thinks 20 shillings and 20 years can scarce ever be spent.
In my youth, I traveled much, and I observed in different countries, that the...
Do good to your friends to keep them, to your enemies to win them.
Speak ill of no man, but speak all the good you know of everybody.
He that speaks much, is much mistaken.
Wars are not paid for in wartime, the bill comes later.
Never take a wife till thou hast a house (and a fire) to put her in.
She laughs at everything you say. Why? Because she has fine teeth.
In the affairs of this world, men are saved not by faith, but by the want of it.
Tomorrow, every Fault is to be amended; but that Tomorrow never comes.
He that won't be counseled can't be helped.
For having lived long, I have experienced many instances of being obliged, by...
If you would know the value of money, go and try to borrow some.
Mine is better than ours.
Laws too gentle are seldom obeyed; too severe, seldom executed.
Industry need not wish.
If a man could have half of his wishes, he would double his troubles.
I use myself for each part. Naturally, it's my body, it's my soul, it's my feelings. That's the only way I know how to work. I couldn't pretend.