Little strokes, Fell great oaks.
Benjamin Franklin (1706 - 1790)
Source: Maxims prefixed to Poor Richard's Almanac, 1750.
Contributed by: Zaady
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.
He that displays too often his wife and his wallet is in danger of having both of them borrowed.
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.
Hear reason, or she'll make you feel her.
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