A fat kitchen, a lean will.
Benjamin Franklin (1706 - 1790)
Contributed by: Zaady
Some are weather-wise, some are otherwise.
Source: Poor Richard’s Almanac, Feb. 1735.
If a man could have just half of his wishes, he would double his troubles.
A word to the wise is enough, and many words won't fill a bushel.
Source: Poor Richard’s Almanac, 1758, Preface: Courteous Reader
To be proud of virtue is to poison oneself with the antidote.
Search others for virtues, thyself for thy vices.
Fish and visitors smell in three days.
Source: Draper's Book of Quotations . . . by Edythe Draper, 1992.
He that waits upon fortune, is never sure of a dinner.
Source: Poor Richard’s Almanac, Sept. 1758.
There never was a good war, or a bad peace.
Source: Letter to Josiah Quincy, 11 Sept. 1783
Waste neither time nor money, but make the best use of both.
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