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
I believe long habits of virtue have a sensible effect on the countenance.
Sometime we may learn more from a man's errors than from his virtues.
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.
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