He that displays too often his wife and his wallet is in danger of having both of them borrowed.
Benjamin Franklin (1706 - 1790)
Contributed by: Zaady
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.
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?
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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