Vessels large may venture more, But little boats should keep near shore.
Benjamin Franklin (1706 - 1790)
Source: Maxims prefixed to Poor Richard's Almanac, 1757.
Contributed by: Zaady
What maintains one vice would bring up two children.
I believe long habits of virtue have a sensible effect on the countenance.
Sometime we may learn more from a man's errors than from his virtues.
Men take more pains to mask than to mend.
Source: Poor Richard's Almanac
One today is worth two tomorrows.
Clearly spoken, Mr. Fogg; you explain English by Greek.
If you know how to spend less than you get, you have the philosopher's stone.
A spoonful of honey will catch more flies than a gallon of vinegar.
Be studious in your profession, and you will be learned. Be industrious and frugal, and you will be rich.
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