Most fools think they are only ignorant.
Benjamin Franklin (1706 - 1790)
Contributed by: Zaady
There is always room for the man of force.
Make use of your friends by being of use to them.
You and I were long friends: you are now my enemy, and I am yours.
Source: Letter to William Strahan, July 5, 1775.
No gains without pains.
George Washington, Commander of the American armies, who, like Joshua of old, commanded the sun and the moon to stand still, and they obeyed him.
Source: A toast at a dinner in Versailles
I have lived, Sir, a long time, and the longer I live the more convincing proof I see of this truth-that God governs the affairs of men.
God heals, and the doctor takes the fee.
To find out a girl's faults, praise her to her girlfriends.
None but the well-bred man knows how to confess a fault, or acknowledge himself in an error.
Source: Poor Richard’s Almanac, 1738
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