Benjamin FranklinSeptember 18 2011
"Beer is proof that God loves us and wants us to be happy."
Benjamin FranklinJuly 17 2011
A countryman between two lawyers is like a fish between two cats.
Benjamin FranklinMarch 11 2011
"Would you live with ease, do what you ought, and not what you please."
Benjamin FranklinFebruary 13 2011
At 20 years of age the will reigns; at 30 the wit; at 40 the judgement.
Benjamin FranklinOctober 26 2009
Either write something worth reading or do something worth writing.
Benjamin FranklinSeptember 28 2007
The man who trades freedom for security does not deserve nor will he ever receive either.
Benjamin FranklinMay 04 2006
He that speaks much is much mistaken
Benjamin FranklinMarch 22 2006
He that speaks much, is much mistaken.
Fell great oaks.
The cat in gloves catches no mice.
Well done is better than well said.
Tis easy to see, hard to foresee.
Eat to live, and not live to eat.
He that lieth down with Dogs, shall rise up with Fleas.
The worst wheel of a cart makes the most noise.
They that can give up essential liberty to obtain a little temporary safety deserve neither liberty nor safety.
Early to bed and early to rise, makes a man healthy, wealthy, and wise.
Three may keep a secret, if two of them are dead.
God helps them that help themselves.
If you would not be forgotten
As soon as you are dead and rotten,
Either write things worthy reading,
Or do things worth the writing.
Keep your eyes wide open before marriage, half shut afterwards.
When the well's dry, we know the worth of water.
Does thou love life? Then do not squander time; for that's the stuff life is made of.
One good Husband is worth two good Wives; for the scarcer things are, the more they're valued.
Fish and visitors stink after three days.
Keep thy shop, and thy shop will keep thee.
Those who in quarrels interpose, must often wipe a bloody nose.
What you seem to be, be really.
There are more old drunkards than old doctors.
He that drinks fast, pays slow.
Fear not death; for the sooner we die, the longer shall we be immortal.
Tim was so learned, that he could name a horse in nine Languages.
So ignorant, that he bought a cow to ride on.
People who are wrapped up in themselves make small packages.
Silence is not always a Sign of Wisdom, but Babbling is ever a folly.
A good example is the best sermon.
Drink does not drown Care, but waters it, and makes it grow faster.
An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure.
A little neglect may breed great mischief...for want of a nail the shoe was lost; for want of a shoe the horse was lost; and for want of a horse the rider was lost.
A mob's a monster; heads enough but no brains.
Old boys have their playthings as well as young ones; the difference is only in the price.
Sudden power is apt to be insolent, sudden liberty saucy; that behaves best which has grown gradually.
We must all hang together, or assuredly we shall all hang separately.
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