Who had deceived thee so often as thyself?
Benjamin Franklin (1706 - 1790)
Contributed by: Zaady
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.
He that displays too often his wife and his wallet is in danger of having both of them borrowed.
Sin is not harmful because it is forbidden, but it is forbidden because it is harmful.
Remember, that six pounds a year is but a groat a day.
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.
The U.S. Constitution doesn't guarantee happiness, only the pursuit of it. You have to catch up with it yourself.
Nothing gives an author so much pleasure as to find his works respectfully quoted by other learned authors.
Source: Pennsylvania Almanack.
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