Three things are men most likely to be cheated in, a horse, a wig, and a wife
Our whole life is but a greater and longer childhood
A child thinks 20 shillings and 20 years can scarce ever be spent.
Be civil to all; sociable to many; familiar with few.
Promises may fit the friends, but non-performance will turn them into enemies.
You must not, when you have gained a victory, use any triumphing or insulting expression, nor show too much pleasure ; but endeavor to console your adversary, and make him less dissatisfied with himself by every kind and civil expression, that may be
Nothing's so apt to undermine your confidence in a product as knowing that the commercial selling it has been approved by the company that makes it.
The sparks fly in his face.
Our new Constitution is now established, and has an appearance that promises permanency; but in this world nothing can be said to be certain, except death and taxes.
The great secret of succeeding in conversation is to admire little, to hear much; always to distrust our own reason, and sometimes that of our friends; never to pretend to wit, but to make that of others appear as much as possibly we can; to hearken
Three removes are as bad as a fire
I saw few die of hunger; of eating, a hundred thousand.
Those have a short Lent, who owe money to be paid at Easter.
If you desire many things, many things will seem but a few
Despair ruins some, presumption many
He that cannot obey, cannot command.
God heals, and the Doctor takes the Fees
If you'd have it done, Go: if not, Send
Better slip with foot than tongue
When in doubt, don't.
Education begins with life.
The only thing more expensive than education is ignorance.
Deny Self for Self's sake
If you wou'd be reveng'd of your enemy, govern your self
Do good to your friends to keep them, to your enemies to win them.