Many a man thinks he is buying pleasure, when he is really selling himself to it.
Benjamin Franklin (1706 - 1790)
Contributed by: Zaady
Think of these things, whence you came, where you are going, and to whom you must account.
Source: Historical Review of Pennsylvania. 1759
A cheerful face is nearly as good for an invalid as healthy weather.
A child thinks 20 shillings and 20 years can never be spent.
Be slow in choosing a friend, slower in changing.
He who shall introduce into public affairs the principle of primitive Christianity will change the face of the world.
Be civil to all; sociable to many; familiar with few; friend to one; enemy to none.
Source: Poor Richard’s Almanac, June 1741.
Empty the coins in your purse into your mind and your mind will fill your purse with coins.
Constant complaint is the poorest sort of pay for all the comforts we enjoy.
Each year, one vicious habit rooted out, in time ought to make the worst man good.
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