Constant complaint is the poorest sort of pay for all the comforts we enjoy.
Benjamin Franklin (1706 - 1790)
Contributed by: Zaady
The best tranquilizer is a clear conscience.
Beware of little expenses. A small leak will sink a great ship.
Source: Hints to those that would be Rich (1736).
Many a man thinks he is buying pleasure, when he is really selling himself to it.
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.
Applause waits on success.
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