Remember, that six pounds a year is but a groat a day.
Benjamin Franklin (1706 - 1790)
Contributed by: Zaady
Little strokes, Fell great oaks.
Source: Maxims prefixed to Poor Richard's Almanac, 1750.
A man may, if he knows not how to save as he gets, keep his nose to the grindstone.
Source: Maxims prefixed to Poor Richard's Almanac, 1757.
If you want to keep a secret from an enemy, tell it not to a friend.
Three may keep a secret, if two of them are dead.
Source: Poor Richard’s Almanac, July 1735.
Who had deceived thee so often as thyself?
If you teach a poor young man to shave himself, and keep his razor in order, you may contribute more to the happiness of his life than in giving him a thousand guineas.
The most acceptable service of God is doing good to man.
Nothing gives an author so much pleasure as to find his works respectfully quoted by other learned authors.
Source: Pennsylvania Almanack.
He that raises a large family does, indeed, while he lives to observe them, stand a broader mark for sorrow; but then he stands a broader mark for pleasure too.
Source: Correct Quotes for DOS, WordStar International, 1991.
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