Some are weather-wise, some are otherwise.
Benjamin Franklin (1706 - 1790)
Source: Poor Richard’s Almanac, Feb. 1735.
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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
Men take more pains to mask than to mend.
Source: Poor Richard's Almanac
One today is worth two tomorrows.
No nation was ever ruined by trade.
Truth and sincerity have a certain distinguishing native lustre about them which cannot be perfectly counterfeited; they are like fire and flame, that cannot be painted.
Don't think to hunt two hares with one dog.
An undutiful daughter will prove an unmanageable wife.
We must indeed all hang together, or, most assuredly, we shall all hang separately.
Source: Remark to John Hancock at the signing of Declaration of Independence, July 4, 1776
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